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CNET editors choose the best 802.11ac networking devices, including wireless routers.

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Motorola With Wi-Fi

Despite some useful features, the Xoom's high price and bulky design make it a less than desirable tablet offering.

By Feb. 23, 2011

3.5 stars Editor's rating Feb. 23, 2011

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LIFX bulb (Wi-Fi

LIFX is a Wi-Fi-enabled LED light that can you can customize to suit your lifestyle. It works via an Android or iOS app, and you can currently preorder the bulbs for $89 each.

By Oct. 3, 2013

MSRP: $89.00

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Honeywell Wi-Fi Smart Thermostat with Voice Control

The voice control options are extremely basic, and the price increase just doesn't match the value added. Save some cash and get the $249 model or a Nest.

By Dec. 4, 2013

3.5 stars Editor's rating Dec. 4, 2013
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Honeywell Wi-Fi Smart Thermostat

Honeywell's Wi-Fi Smart Thermostat can compete directly with the Nest Learning Thermostat on features, but it doesn't match the Nest's intuitive design.

By Sep. 8, 2013

4 stars Editor's rating Sep. 8, 2013
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SwannSecure All-in-One Wi-Fi Video Monitoring System

The SwannSecure WiFi security cam boasts accessibility, but an unnecessary tablet accessory makes the package overpriced.

By Feb. 25, 2014

MSRP: $379.99

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Inrete Automatica

Although an interesting idea in automatically updated portable storage, the Automatica's functionality is easily duplicated on a smartphone.

By Feb. 22, 2013

3 stars Editor's rating Feb. 22, 2013

MSRP: $99.00

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FCC frees up 100MHz of spectrum for Wi-Fi

The FCC voted to free up an additional 100MHz of wireless spectrum for unlicensed use in a move that will help alleviate congestion on Wi-Fi networks and pave the way for faster-speed service.

By Mar. 31, 2014

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D-Link Wi-Fi AC750 Portable Router and Charger (DIR-510L)

D-Link announces at CES 2014 the first 802.11ac-capable portable router that can also work as a juice pack, the $99 Wi-Fi AC750 Portable Router and Charger.

By Jan. 7, 2014

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Samsung HMX-QF20

For good-enough video for Web sharing and a 20x zoom lens, the Samsung HMX-QF20 gets the job done.

By Nov. 13, 2012

3 stars Editor's rating Nov. 13, 2012
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Manage Wi-Fi networks in OS X

If regularly connect to more than one Wi-Fi network on your Mac, you can do several things to optimize which networks will get automatically chosen.

By Mar. 10, 2014