CNET editors choose the best 802.11ac networking devices, including wireless routers.
Google's Chrome Connectivity Diagnostics app helps take the guessing game out of network troubleshooting.
LIFX is a Wi-Fi-enabled LED light that can you can customize to suit your lifestyle. It works via an Android or iOS app, and you can currently preorder the bulbs for $89 each.
The voice control options are extremely basic, and the price increase just doesn't match the value added. Save some cash and get the $249 model or a Nest.
Delphi's Vehicle Diagnostics system works best as a tool for parents who let their kids drive the family car, as it shows the car location and will trigger an alert if the car leaves a proscribed area.
Honeywell's Wi-Fi Smart Thermostat can compete directly with the Nest Learning Thermostat on features, but it doesn't match the Nest's intuitive design.
The SwannSecure WiFi security cam boasts accessibility, but an unnecessary tablet accessory makes the package overpriced.
D-Link announces at CES 2014 the first 802.11ac-capable portable router that can also work as a juice pack, the $99 Wi-Fi AC750 Portable Router and Charger.
The diagnostics utility introduced in Lion gets new features and options in Mountain Lion.
One of the better action cam options available, the iON Air Pro 2 improves on the original, while still offering a good value.
The Linksys EA6400 is a good router, but for its current price, its Wi-Fi performance is rather disappointing.