CNET editors choose the best 802.11ac networking devices, including wireless routers.
Despite a few minor shortcomings, the DIR-880L is still one of the best 802.11ac routers on the market.
At less than $15 per bulb, the newly announced Link Connected LED looks promising.
A pilot program for the office supplier's smart-home hub was successful enough to merit a broader US roll-out, along with new hardware and more partnerships.
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Unless you live in a very small home and need a color router to match, skip D-Link's latest DIR-818LW in favor of more powerful options.
D-Link needs to partner with IFTTT and fix performance inconsistencies to match the versatility and convenience of Belkin's WeMo Switch and WeMo Insight Switch.
The scalable PlantLink system isn't foolproof or comprehensive, but it does a fine job of using the Internet to communicate your plant's watering needs.
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.
This aluminum-topped portable speaker can be mounted on a wall and delivers decent sound for its $50 price tag -- though it's lacking in bass.
While it doesn't play as loud when it's on battery power, the Sony SRS-X5 holds its own against the top Bluetooth speakers in its size and price class.
As long as you don't need fast autofocus or great burst shooting, the Sony Alpha ILCE-7R is great, compact alternative to entry-level full-frame cameras from Nikon and Canon.