CNET editors choose the best 802.11ac networking devices, including wireless routers.
Despite some useful features, the Xoom's high price and bulky design make it a less than desirable tablet offering.
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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.
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.
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.
The SwannSecure WiFi security cam boasts accessibility, but an unnecessary tablet accessory makes the package overpriced.
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.
Although an interesting idea in automatically updated portable storage, the Automatica's functionality is easily duplicated on a smartphone.
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.
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.
One of the better action cam options available, the iON Air Pro 2 improves on the original, while still offering a good value.