CNET editors choose the best 802.11ac networking devices, including wireless routers.
The Microsoft Wireless Display Adapter faces some serious competition in the form of the Chromecast and Roku sticks, but could find a home with travelers and business people who rely on Windows 8.
The Actiontec gets the job done for those who want to quickly extend their home network without much concern about performance.
A 12-volt car charger may be just a car charger, but the ReVive PowerUp 3P boasts a clever design and useful features.
If you want to quickly display your Windows 7 or 8 computer, or any Miracast-enabled mobile device on a TV, the supercompact ScreenBeam from Actiontec will get the job done.
iCade succeeds in shrinking last year's arcade cabinet down to a clever pocket size with the 8-Bitty controller. Even though it won't work with many iOS games, the price is low enough that some people will want to buy it anyway for the novelty.
If you're looking for a relatively cheap way to add Bluetooth wireless audio streaming to a powered speaker or audio component with an audio input, the Logitech Wireless Speaker Adapter is a good solution.
The TDM-BT1 adds wireless Bluetooth audio streaming to compatible Sony receivers and home theater systems, but the relatively high price might drive you back to cheaper, wired alternatives.
The Nintendo Game Boy Advance Wireless Adapter works well enough, but the lack of titles supporting the device should give any prospective buyer pause.
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While the Buffalo AirStation Nfiniti notebook adapter made a good showing in mixed-mode throughput testing, we still think it's too early to invest in Draft N technology.
If you can deal with its software setup snafus, the Linksys WMB54G Wireless-G Music Bridge is a great way to listen to any PC-based digital audio without worrying about DRM and copy-protection entanglements.