Linksys EA6900 Smart WiFi Wireless AC Router AC1900
Plagued by issues, the Linksys EA6900 Smart WiFi Wireless AC Router AC1900 is only as good as a single-band router and hence not worth its premium price.
ZTE MF60 Global Mobile Hotspot
Telecom Square's Global Hotspot is a dependable and convenient way to access the Internet while traveling, but you'll need to be a heavy data user to make the service economical.
WD My Cloud ( 2 TB)
For a low-cost entry-level network storage device, the WD My Cloud is very impressive both in performance and features, making it one of the best deals for home users.
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.
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.
Netgear R6100 WiFi Router
The lack of Gigabit Ethernet in many ways cancels out the Netgear R6100's support for the fast 802.11ac standard and makes it just an average Wi-Fi router.
As home automation systems go, the Nexia Bridge offers a great mix of simplicity and functionality, but the monthly fee is a tough sell, especially for casual users.
Amped Wireless RTA15 High Power Dual Band AC 700mW Wi-Fi Router
The Amped Wireless RTA15 is a decent Wi-Fi router, but better firmware is needed for it to live up to its high cost and our expectation.
D-Link DGL-5500 Gaming Router
The DGL-5500 has a lot of potential, but for now isn't worth its high price.
Motorola SBG6782-AC Surfboard eXtreme Cable Modem
If you're looking to upgrade your existing cable-Internet-based home network, or start anew, the Motorola SBG6782-AC is currently the most complete and advanced all-in-one modem-router combo you can get. Non-cable users need not apply.
Netgear Zing ( Sprint)
The Zing is a robust and capable mobile cellular router, but make sure you're happy with Sprint's 4G LTE coverage first before getting it.
Available direct from Sprint.
Sprint MiFi 500 LTE by Novatel Wireless
The Sprint MiFi 500 LTE by Novatel Wireless will get the job done, but only for casual mobile users who live or travel within Sprint's 4G LTE coverage.
Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Router EA6400 Dual Band N300+AC1300
The Linksys EA6400 is a good router, but for its current price, its Wi-Fi performance is rather disappointing.
Apple AirPort Extreme Base Station ( 802.11ac)
Home users, especially Apple fans who own 802.11ac-enabled devices, will love the new AirPort Extreme for its all-new elegant design, ease of use, and great performance; advanced users should look elsewhere for more features and customization.
Linksys PLEK500 Powerline AV2 Gigabit Network Adapter Kit
With stellar performance and support for the new HomePlug AV2 standard, the PLEK500 is an easy recommendation.
Apple AirPort Time Capsule ( 3TB, 802.11ac)
As long as you don't need expert-level features, the 2013 AirPort Time Capsule is an excellent backup/file server for Apple fans -- especially for those with 802.11ac-enabled Macs.
D-Link DIR-868L Wireless AC1750 Dual Band Gigabit Cloud Router
The D-Link DIR-868L delivers as an advanced 802.11ac-enabled home router despite its underwhelming mobile apps and usage inflexibility.
Synology DiskStation DS1513+
The Synology DiskStation DS1513+ is easily one of the best multiple-bay NAS servers to date, performing superbly both as an advanced storage server and as the central host for a long list of home entertainment and business uses.
Asustor AS-604T NAS server
Not only is the Asustor AS-604T an excellent NAS server for serious network storage needs, it's also very easy to use thanks to the extremely well-designed user interface.
Trendnet Powerline 500 AV Nano Adapter Kit ( TPL-406E2K)
The Trendnet TPL-406E is a fast way to extend your home network, while saving both time and money.