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Best wireless routers of 2014

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

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Asus AC2400 RT-AC87U Dual-band Wireless Gigabit Router

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.

August 1, 2014

4.5 stars Editors' rating August 1, 2014
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Linksys AC2400 Dual Band Wi-Fi E8350 Router

Though not as innovative as it should be, the Linksys AC2400 Dual Band Wi-Fi Router E8350 is still a very good router thanks to its fast 5Ghz Wi-Fi performance and comparatively friendly pricing.

October 15, 2014

3.5 stars Editors' rating October 15, 2014
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Netgear Nighthawk X4 AC2350 Smart Wi-Fi R7500 router

Despite its powerful hardware, the R7500 doesn't have the performance and features to justify its premium price tag.

September 5, 2014

3 stars Editors' rating September 5, 2014
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Netgear Nighthawk AC1900 Smart Wi-Fi Router (R7000)

The Netgear is expensive, but earns its $200 asking price with incredibly fast speeds and useful features.

October 1, 2013

4 stars Editors' rating October 1, 2013
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Skydog Web App and Smart Family Wi-Fi Router w/Cloud Service Subscription

Though feature-rich, the Skydog's hardware is too slow and limited to justify its high cost and ongoing subscription pricing.

January 27, 2014

3 stars Editors' rating January 27, 2014

MSRP: $149.00

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D-Link Wi-Fi AC750 Portable Router and Charger (DIR-510L)

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.

January 7, 2014

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Extend your Wi-Fi network to cover any dead zones in your home

Wi-Fi routers are a great way to take your Internet connection and share it wirelessly. But what if there are some spots in your house where it doesn't reach? Check out these simple steps to extend your network.

By July 1, 2014

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Top five home routers for Wi-Fi Calling

CNET editor Dong Ngo explains how Wi-Fi calling works with the latest smartphones, including the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, and picks the top five routers that are best for this technology.

By September 18, 2014

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Share a hard drive with everyone on your Wi-Fi network

Take advantage of your router's USB port with a little trick that lets you share a hard drive with anyone on your Wi-Fi network.

By July 2, 2014

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Asus RT-AC68U Dual-band Wireless-AC1900 Gigabit Router

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.

September 26, 2013

4.5 stars Editors' rating September 26, 2013