CNET editors choose the best 802.11ac networking devices, including wireless routers.
The Microsoft Wireless Display Adapter faces some serious competition in the form of the Chromecast and Roku sticks, but could find a home with travelers and business people who rely on Windows 8.
Even when it's working well, the Netgear R8000 Nighthawk X6 AC3200 Tri-Band Gigabit Wireless Router has nothing to justify its expensive price tag.
The Actiontec gets the job done for those who want to quickly extend their home network without much concern about performance.
A 12-volt car charger may be just a car charger, but the ReVive PowerUp 3P boasts a clever design and useful features.
If you want to quickly display your Windows 7 or 8 computer, or any Miracast-enabled mobile device on a TV, the supercompact ScreenBeam from Actiontec will get the job done.
The new supersmall Lightning Dock Connector on the iPhone 5 and 2012 iPods is going to need one of these.
If you're looking for a relatively cheap way to add Bluetooth wireless audio streaming to a powered speaker or audio component with an audio input, the Logitech Wireless Speaker Adapter is a good solution.
The Netgear WNDR3800 N600 Wireless Dual-Band Gigabit Router makes an excellent router for any home.
The Netgear WNDR4500 N900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router makes a very good investment for those who want to get the most out of a wireless network, especially when they have clients that support the 5GHz band.
If you want to get the best data throughput speeds out of your home electrical wiring and don't mind the oversize design, the Netgear Powerline AV+ 500 Adapter XAV5501 would make an excellent buy.