The Amped Wireless RTA15 is a decent Wi-Fi router, but better firmware is needed for it to live up to its high cost and our expectation.
CNET editors choose the best 802.11ac networking devices, including wireless routers.
Belkin's brought a new member of its WRT router family to CES -- the Linksys WRT1200AC Dual Band Gigabit Wi-Fi Router. Plus two new accessories add performance and features to its routers.
Though not as innovative as it should be, the Linksys AC2400 Dual Band Wi-Fi Router E8350 is still a very good router thanks to its fast 5Ghz Wi-Fi performance and comparatively friendly pricing.
Amped Wireless will showcase its latest high-power Wi-Fi devices at CES 2014, including the RTA30 router and the REA33 Range Extender, both offering a combined Wi-Fi speed of up to 1900Mbps on both 2.4Ghz and 5Ghz frequency bands.
CNET editor Dong Ngo picks the bottom five 802.11ac-enabled Wi-Fi routers. These are the ones to avoid when choosing a home router.
Though it's easy to use and having an extra band can result in higher speeds, the Linksys EA9200 doesn't have enough to justify its over-the-top price tag.
Broadcom announced the first 802.11 Wi-Fi chip that enables mobile devices to transmit and receive data over the 5GHz and 2.4GHz bands at the same time.
The Galaxy S5 and earlier Galaxy smartphones had replaceable batteries and storage expansion slots. But the new GS6 says goodbye to that flexibility in favor of a sleeker design.
Despite the novelty of 802.11ac support, the Belkin AC 1200 is a mundane, though decent, Wi-Fi router.
Trendnet announces its latest router, the TEW-818DRU, which offers up to 1900Mbps combined Wi-Fi speed and sports a powerful 1GHz process plus USB 3.0 support.