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wi-fi 802.11ac


Linksys WRT1900ACS Dual-Band Gigabit Wi-Fi Router

Though pricey, the WRT1900ACS' long range and rapid Wi-Fi will deliver fast Internet to places in your home that other routers might struggle to reach.

September 28, 2015

4 stars Editors' rating on October 7, 2015

MSRP: $229.99

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Best wireless routers of 2015

The top routers that support the new 802.11ac standard on the market. Since there are not many of them, all of those on this list are the best of their kind.

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Netgear R8500 Nighthawk X8 AC5300 Smart WiFi Router

Netgear announces its latest Wi-Fi router, the Nighthawk X8 R8500 that has a total bandwidth of up to 5300Mbps and six Gigabit LAN ports. The router is slated to cost $400.

September 29, 2015


Chamberlain 3/4 HPS Wi-Fi Garage Door Opener

The Chamberlain Wi-Fi Garage Door Opener is a feat to install but is a worthwhile way for those with outdated garage systems to gain a foothold in the connected home.

May 4, 2015

3.5 stars Editors' rating on June 6, 2015

Amped Wireless RTA2600 Athena AC2600 WiFi Router w/MU-MIMO

The RTA2600 is a solid router that excels with multiple connected devices, but its competitors are faster and less expensive.

August 18, 2015

3 stars Editors' rating on August 30, 2015
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Google Project Fi

The search giant's nascent mobile wireless service emphasizes Wi-Fi coverage and an easy-to-understand price structure. CNET's Lynn La tried it out.

July 14, 2015

4.5 stars User rating out of 1 reviews

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Amazon Fire HDX 8.9 (64GB, Wi-Fi)

Impressive Amazon features and an outstanding display make the the Fire HDX 8.9 one of the best and most affordable media consumption tablets.

September 25, 2014

4 stars Editors' rating on October 30, 2014

Fluance Fi50 (Bamboo)

While it may not be a truly portable wireless speaker, the beefy Flaunce Fi50 delivers excellent sound quality for $200.

August 5, 2015

4 stars Editors' rating on August 6, 2015

Linksys WRT1200AC Dual Band Gigabit Wi-Fi Router

The WRT1200AC is just way too expensive for a second-tier 802.11ac router.

January 3, 2015

3 stars Editors' rating on April 30, 2015

Oco HD Wi-Fi Camera

The Oco HD Wi-Fi Camera is an OK midpriced security camera that manages to differentiate itself from the identical form factor of the ArcSoft Simplicam by way of its adaptable video stream and lower cloud subscription fees.

March 5, 2015

3 stars Editors' rating on March 6, 2015
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Alcatel One Touch Wi-Fi Link

With support for 3G, 4G and 4G+ networks, these affordable mobile hotspots let up to 32 devices connect at the same time.

February 28, 2015

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