CNET editors choose the best 802.11ac networking devices, including wireless routers.
The Netgear is expensive, but earns its $200 asking price with incredibly fast speeds and useful features.
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.
Though feature-rich, the Skydog's hardware is too slow and limited to justify its high cost and ongoing subscription pricing.
Current power-line users with large homes will benefit from the ZyXel PLA4231's network extension capabilities; however, there are alternatives that offer similar benefits for less.
Despite some useful features, the Xoom's high price and bulky design make it a less than desirable tablet offering.
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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.
One of the better action cam options available, the iON Air Pro 2 improves on the original, while still offering a good value.
The Trendnet Powerline 500 AV2 Adapter is an excellent and fast way to extend your home network to places where Wi-Fi signal can't reach.
The Linksys EA6400 is a good router, but for its current price, its Wi-Fi performance is rather disappointing.