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CNET editors choose the best 802.11ac networking devices, including wireless routers.

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The D-Link DIR-818LW brings colors to 802.11ac Wi-Fi.

CNET editor Dong Ngo is back from vacation (all tanned!) and, among other things, talks skin colors while giving some in-depth analysis of the new D-Link DIR-818LW routers (yes, not one but all four of them!)

By Jun. 25, 2014

Review

Netgear R6100 WiFi Router

The lack of Gigabit Ethernet in many ways cancels out the Netgear R6100's support for the fast 802.11ac standard and makes it just an average Wi-Fi router.

Sep. 16, 2013

3 stars Editors' rating Sep. 16, 2013
Editors' Take

Asus PCE-AC66

Looking to add superfast Wi-Fi speed to your Windows desktop? Asus' PCE-AC66 adapter is the way to go.

May. 24, 2013

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D-Link's DIR-818W router brings colors to 802.11ac Wi-Fi

D-Link announces a new 802.11ac model, the AC750 Wi-Fi Router (DIR-818W), that's available in four colors including red, teal, black, and white.

By May. 14, 2014

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Broadcom aims to double Wi-Fi speeds with new 802.11ac chip

The mobile chipmaker expects to be moving to double-antenna 2x2 MIMO technology for mobile phones. Also: a new GPS chip for wearable devices.

By Feb. 24, 2014

Editors' Take

NETGEAR Nighthawk X6 AC3200 Tri-Band WiFi Router

This router packs six antennas and can handle an industry-first combined bandwidth of 3,200Mbps (that's insane).

Jun. 25, 2014

MSRP: $299.99

Editors' Take

TP-Link TL-WDR7500 AC1750 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router

TP-Link's first 802.11ac router, the TL-WDR7500, supports a combined wireless speed of 1,750Mbps.

Jan. 8, 2013

Review

Netgear AC750 WiFi Range Extender EX6100

The Netgear X6100's awkward design and frustrating performance make it suitable only for casual networking tasks.

May. 22, 2014

3 stars Editors' rating May. 22, 2014
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Fast 802.11ac-based Wi-Fi goes boom at CES 2014 (pictures)

The 802.11ac standard has been on the market for about three years. At CES 2014, it's become the most popular Wi-Fi standard with all vendors introducing new routers, including some with never-before-seen specs and cap speeds. All of these are going to be available for purchase very soon, if they're not already on the market.

11 Images Jan. 6, 2014

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Broadcom unveils new 802.11ac chips designed for significantly better Wi-Fi experiece

At CES 2014, Broadcom announces two new 5G WiFi system-on-a-chips (SoCs) designed to deliver range and speed while using less power from the host device's CPU.

By Jan. 6, 2014