Networking

D-Link PowerLine AV2 2000 Gigabit Network Extender Kit
REVIEW

D-Link PowerLine AV2 2000 Gigabit Network Extender Kit ( DHP-701AV)

Though fast, the D-Link DHP-701AV power-line adapter kit is only slightly faster than less-expensive alternatives. Skip it for now and go with something cheaper.

3 stars Editors' rating on May 20, 2015
4 stars User rating out of 1 vote
Linksys EA8500 Max-Stream AC2600 MU-MIMO Gigabit Router
REVIEW

Linksys EA8500 Max-Stream AC2600 MU-MIMO Gigabit Router

Homes with lots of devices will benefit from the Linksys EA8500's speedy Wi-Fi and storage performance, but those with modest needs should look for something cheaper.

4 stars Editors' rating on May 14, 2015
2.8 stars User rating out of 2 votes
Netgear Powerline 1200
REVIEW

Netgear Powerline 1200

The Netgear Powerline 1200 kit is the affordable answer to those needing a reliable, fast and convenient solution to extend their wired home network.

4 stars Editors' rating on May 5, 2015
Linksys WRT1200AC Dual Band Gigabit Wi-Fi Router
REVIEW

Linksys WRT1200AC Dual Band Gigabit Wi-Fi Router

The WRT1200AC is just way too expensive for a second-tier 802.11ac router.

3 stars Editors' rating on April 30, 2015
Securifi Almond 2015
EDITORS' TAKE

Securifi Almond 2015

A new, icon-driven smart home programming interface brings some user-friendliness to Securifi's newer Almond router/smart-home hub hybrid boxes

D-Link AC3200 Ultra Wi-Fi DIR-890L/R Router
REVIEW

D-Link AC3200 Ultra Wi-Fi DIR-890L/R Router

Unless you love the radical design, the D-Link DIR-890L/R doesn't have enough to justify its hefty cost.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on March 10, 2015
Alcatel One Touch Wi-Fi Link
EDITORS' TAKE

Alcatel One Touch Wi-Fi Link

With support for 3G, 4G and 4G+ networks, these affordable mobile hotspots let up to 32 devices connect at the same time.

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Asus RT-AC3200 Tri-Band Wireless Gigabit Router
REVIEW

Asus RT-AC3200 Tri-Band Wireless Gigabit Router

Only those who do a lot of local intensive tasks via Wi-Fi, or who can appreciate the Asus RT-AC3200's excellent feature set, will find this router worth the investment.

4 stars Editors' rating on February 15, 2015
2.8 stars User rating out of 2 votes
Lima
EDITORS' TAKE

Lima ( Blue)

If you've got a Web connection and a Lima, you can access your files anywhere -- take a photo on your phone and it'll appear on your tablet, whatever OS they run.

1 star User rating out of 4 votes
Linksys AC3200 Tri-Band Smart Wi-Fi EA9200 Router
REVIEW

Linksys AC3200 Tri-Band Smart Wi-Fi EA9200 Router

Though it's easy to use and having an extra band can result in higher speeds, the Linksys EA9200 doesn't have enough to justify its over-the-top price tag.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on November 7, 2014
2 stars User rating out of 1 vote
Linksys AC2400 Dual Band Wi-Fi Router
REVIEW

Linksys AC2400 Dual Band Wi-Fi 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.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on October 15, 2014
1 star User rating out of 1 vote
ZyXel Homeplug AV2 Gigabit Powerline Adapter Starter Kit
REVIEW

ZyXel Homeplug AV2 Gigabit Powerline Adapter Starter Kit ( PLA5206KIT)

The ZyXel Homeplug AV2 Gigabit Powerline Adapter Starter Kit is currently the fastest way to extend a network to a place in your home where your Wi-Fi signal can't reach.

4 stars Editors' rating on September 25, 2014
T-Mobile Personal CellSpot
REVIEW

T-Mobile Personal CellSpot

The Personal CellSpot is an all-around excellent home Wi-Fi router with no monthly fees that also works very well with Wi-Fi calling.

4 stars Editors' rating on September 17, 2014
5 stars User rating out of 1 vote
NetGear Nighthawk X4 AC2350 Smart WiFi R7500 Router
REVIEW

NetGear Nighthawk X4 AC2350 Smart WiFi R7500 Router

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

3 stars Editors' rating on September 5, 2014
3.8 stars User rating out of 2 votes
Totolink A2004NS AC1200 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router
REVIEW

Totolink A2004NS AC1200 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router

So long as you're not a networking newbie, the Totolink A2004NS AC1200 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router is a good deal for those living in a small or medium home.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on August 6, 2014
Asus AC2400 RT-AC87U Dual-band Wireless Gigabit Router
REVIEW

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.

4 stars Editors' rating on August 1, 2014
4 stars User rating out of 7 votes
NetGear R8000 Nighthawk X6 AC3200 Tri-Band Gigabit Wireless Router
REVIEW

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.

3 stars Editors' rating on July 23, 2014
1 star User rating out of 4 votes
D-Link DIR-880L AC1900 Wireless Router
REVIEW

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.

4 stars Editors' rating on July 17, 2014
D-Link Wireless AC750 Dual Band Gigabit Cloud Router
REVIEW

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.

2.5 stars Editors' rating on June 27, 2014
Kingston MobileLite Wireless G2
EDITORS' TAKE

Kingston MobileLite Wireless G2

Kingston's MobileLite Wireless G2 offers mobile media-streaming, extra battery life and much more.