CNET editors choose the best 802.11ac networking devices, including wireless routers.
CNET editor Dong Ngo picks a handful of networking and storage products of 2014 he finds most interesting.
Though it's easy to use and having an extra band can result in higher speeds, the Linksys EA9200 doesn't have enough to justify its over-the-top price tag.
Though not as innovative as it should be, the Linksys AC2400 Dual Band Wi-Fi Router E8350 is still a very good router thanks to its fast 5Ghz Wi-Fi performance and comparatively friendly pricing.
The Ecobee3's sluggish touchscreen and glitchy apps held it back at first, but some major updates now make this smart thermostat worthy of your consideration.
D-Link's latest Wi-Fi Smart Plug delivers Belkin WeMo Switch functionality for less.
Despite its powerful hardware, the R7500 doesn't have the performance and features to justify its premium price tag.
The wireless carrier is expanding its existing Wi-Fi calling and texting service with promises of more coverage in the home and in the air.
As long as you respect its limitations and keep the camera steady, the Polaroid XS100i is a good easy-to-use budget-friendly option for dabbling in hands-free video.
Belkin's NetCam HD+ is a fantastic option for budget-minded DIY security enthusiasts, but you'll need to pay the monthly fee to get the most from this entry-level IP camera.
Can't decide what to play at your next party? Let your guests be the DJ with this portable speaker and app now making a run on Kickstarter.