CNET editors choose the best 802.11ac networking devices, including wireless routers.
The Netgear X6100's awkward design and frustrating performance make it suitable only for casual networking tasks.
You plug it into a wall socket within the range of an existing Wi-Fi network to help extend its range.
Netgear's AC750 WiFi Range Extender EX6100 is a quick way to extend your Wi-Fi network's range, and not much else.
Editor Dong Ngo tells what it takes for us to be truly happy (at least for a moment) with the Netgear EX6100 Wi-Fi range extender.
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.
For less than $35, this SD-card-size adapter lets you connect mobile devices and computers to your camera for wireless viewing and transferring of pictures and videos.
This router packs six antennas and can handle an industry-first combined bandwidth of 3,200Mbps (that's insane).
The Koubachi Wi-Fi Plant Sensor makes comprehensive garden care as easy as possible, but for those willing to be more hands-on, it's not worth the cost.
The Actiontec gets the job done for those who want to quickly extend their home network without much concern about performance.
The Amped Wireless RTA15 is a decent Wi-Fi router, but better firmware is needed for it to live up to its high cost and our expectation.