CNET editors choose the best 802.11ac networking devices, including wireless routers.
If you're looking to upgrade your existing cable-Internet-based home network, or start anew, the Motorola SBG6782-AC is currently the most complete and advanced all-in-one modem-router combo you can get. Non-cable users need not apply.
Lutron's Smart Bridge and related app work great, but the price is much too high for basic automated dimmer capabilities. If you plan to add other connected devices, its value will improve considerably.
The Lutron Smart Bridge offers DIY connected home builders the tools to command lights, shades, and thermostats via a mobile app.
Vizio's new Vizio Co-Star LT smart-TV box has an HDMI input for integrating cable and onboard apps.
With no real smarts and relatively little actual cleaning power, this sad robot is borderline useless.
Enthusiasts will appreciate Revolv's attempt to bring order to the smart home universe, but those still dabbling with one or two connected devices should wait for this market to expand.
The Trendnet TPL-406E is a fast way to extend your home network, while saving both time and money.
If you can afford it, the $129.95 Aria Wi-Fi scale adds real-time weight tracking to Fitbit's fitness arsenal.
The WD My Passport Ultra is one of the best portable drives you can buy with software that makes backups fast and easy.
GE's newly-launched FirstBuild microfactory is already hard-at-work. First up, an auto-fill Smart Pitcher for hands-free water filling.
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