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.
NetGear R8000 Nighthawk X6 AC3200 Tri-Band Gigabit Wireless Router
Even when it's working well, the Netgear R8000 Nighthawk X6 AC3200 Tri-Band Gigabit Wireless Router has nothing to justify its expensive price tag.
D-Link DIR-880L AC1900 Wireless Router
Despite a few minor shortcomings, the DIR-880L is still one of the best 802.11ac routers on the market.
D-Link Wireless AC750 Dual Band Gigabit Cloud Router ( White)
Unless you live in a very small home and need a color router to match, skip D-Link's latest DIR-818LW in favor of more powerful options.
Lutron Smart Bridge
Lutron's Smart Bridge and related app work great, but the price is much too high for basic automated dimmer capabilities. If you plan to add other connected devices, its value will improve considerably.
D-Link Wi-Fi Smart Plug
D-Link needs to partner with IFTTT and fix performance inconsistencies to match the versatility and convenience of Belkin's WeMo Switch and WeMo Insight Switch.
NetGear AC750 WiFi Range Extender EX6100
The Netgear X6100's awkward design and frustrating performance make it suitable only for casual networking tasks.
AirStation Extreme AC 1750 Gigabit Dual Band DD-WRT Router
The AirStation AC 1750 DD-WRT Router is an excellent choice for savvy users who want deep levels of customization.
Synology America DiskStation 2-Bay Diskless Network Attached Storage
The budget-minded Synology Disk Station DS214se is an excellent choice for home with casual backup, media-streaming, and data-sharing needs.
Linksys WRT1900AC Wireless Router
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.