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Linksys WRT1900AC Wireless Router review: Most powerful home router on the market
Looking for the most powerful (and DIY-friendly) router for your home? Linksys' latest WRT1900AC is the answer.
by / April 14, 2014 1:02 PM PDT
4 stars Excellent
The Trendnet TEW-818DRU brings the cost of top Wi-Fi performance to a new low
Trendnet's TEW-818DRU is a straightforward high-end AC1900 router with great performance, and its friendly pricing is a welcome bonus. Check out CNET's full review.
by / March 20, 2014 10:14 AM PDT
4 stars Excellent
Actiontec's new power-line kit helps extend your home network
If you're looking for a quick way to extend your home network (for both wired and Wi-Fi clients) to that far corner of your home, the Actiontec Wireless Network Extender Plus Powerline Network Adapter 500 Kit might be just what you need.
by / March 15, 2014 2:31 AM PDT
3.5 stars Very good
Trendnet Powerline 500 AV2 is fast, easy to use, and affordable
The Trendnet Powerline 500 AV2 is an easy recommendation if you want to extend your home network to that far corner of the house.
by / March 10, 2014 10:11 AM PDT
4 stars Excellent
Huawei E5786 MiFi ups mobile Internet speed a huge notch
At World Mobile Congress this year, Huawei shows off world's first true dual-band dual-stream mobile hotspot, the E5786 MiFi, which also offers the top 4G-LTE cellular Internet speed.
by / February 26, 2014 4:32 PM PST
Combining dated hardware and smart firmware, the exciting Skydog router is a bit overpriced
The Skydog might give you both comfort and unease thanks to its powerful monitoring features and the potential privacy risk, respectively. One thing is for sure, it's not cheap. Here's CNET's full review of this exciting yet somewhat outdated home Wi-FI router.
by / January 30, 2014 11:38 AM PST
Up close with ZTE's unique Projector Hotspot hybrid (hands-on)
CNET goes hands-on with the ZTE Projector Hotspot , a personal hot spot that can also beam images and videos.
by / January 23, 2014 5:00 PM PST
Get an 802.11ac router gone portable in the D-Link 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.
by / January 7, 2014 3:37 PM PST
The Cel-Fi is an excellent cell signal booster, if you can afford it.
Is the Cel-Fi worth the $575 cost? It depends on how much you need your voice cell signal. Here's CNET's full review of the device.
by / November 22, 2013 3:19 PM PST
T-Mobile's Samsung LTE Mobile HotSpot Pro is a great mobile router that thinks it's a juice pack
Looking for an excellent mobile Internet router and a juice pack for your smartphone or tablet? Look no further than this Samsung LTE Mobile HotSpot Pro from T-Mobile. Here's CNET's full review.
by / November 19, 2013 7:23 AM PST
4 stars Excellent