CNET editors choose the best 802.11ac networking devices, including wireless routers.
The hefty price aside, the Asus AC2400 RT-AC87U is the most complete 802.11ac router to date, capable of satisfying all your home networking needs.
For advanced and professional users, the Asus RT-AC68U Dual-band Wireless-AC1900 Gigabit Router is worth every penny thanks to its stellar performance, solid build, and bounty of useful features.
Engineers at University of Washington are working on a new type of tech called "Wi-Fi backscatter" that only needs a signal from a router to power up and communicate.
Despite its powerful hardware, the R7500 doesn't have the performance and features to justify its premium price tag.
If you can afford the hefty price tag, the Linksys WRT1900AC Wi-Fi router is easily one of the best home routers on the market.
A free software upgrade finally allows Sonos streaming music systems to connect directly to home Wi-Fi networks.
The Peel remote app returns to iOS with the ability to control satellite TV boxes over Wi-Fi.
The Netgear is expensive, but earns its $200 asking price with incredibly fast speeds and useful features.
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.
If regularly connect to more than one Wi-Fi network on your Mac, you can do several things to optimize which networks will get automatically chosen.