Maybe it's a little early to be getting in line for these gadgets, but they are coming.
The Actiontec gets the job done for those who want to quickly extend their home network without much concern about performance.
While not perfect, the Actiontec PWR511K01 for now offers the best value among power-line adapter kits on the market.
Current power-line users with large homes will benefit from the ZyXel PLA4231's network extension capabilities; however, there are alternatives that offer similar benefits for less.
The ZyXel PLA4205 power line adapter is an excellent alternative to using regular Ethernet or Wi-Fi to connect more devices to a home network.
If you can afford the hefty price tag, the Linksys WRT1900AC Wi-Fi router is easily one of the best home routers on the market.
Editor Dong Ngo shows how to get a longer Wi-Fi range with the ZyXEL PLA4231
CNET editor Dong Ngo shows how to extend your network to a far corner of the home using power-line.
Trendnet's new Powerline AV 500 adapter comes in a supercompact size, yet still provides a pass-through outlet.
So long as you're not a networking newbie, the Totolink A2004NS AC1200 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router is a good deal for those living in a small or medium-size home.
The hefty price aside, the Asus AC2400 RT-AC87U is the most complete 802.11ac router to date, capable of satisfying all your home networking needs.