Networking

AirStation Extreme AC 1750 Gigabit Dual Band DD-WRT Router
REVIEW

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.

4 stars Editors' rating on May 15, 2014
Linksys WRT1900AC Wireless Router
REVIEW

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.

4 stars Editors' rating on April 16, 2014
2.8 stars User rating out of 18 votes
Trendnet AC1900 Dual Band Wireless Router
REVIEW

Trendnet AC1900 Dual Band Wireless Router

With top performance and friendly pricing, the Trendnet TEW-818DRU is a excellent choice for those wanting a robust home network.

4 stars Editors' rating on March 19, 2014
1 star User rating out of 2 votes
TRENDNet Powerline 500 AV2 Adapter
REVIEW

TRENDNet Powerline 500 AV2 Adapter

The Trendnet Powerline 500 AV2 Adapter is an excellent and fast solution to extend your home network to places where Wi-Fi signal can't reach.

4 stars Editors' rating on March 6, 2014
2.2 stars User rating out of 3 votes
Cel-Fi Plug and Play
REVIEW

Cel-Fi Plug and Play ( T-Mobile)

The Cel-Fi is an effective solution to extend T-Mobile or AT&T signal to where you couldn't get it before, but it's cost-prohibitive for homes and hence suitable mostly or business users.

3 stars Editors' rating on November 22, 2013
3.5 stars User rating out of 3 votes
Samsung LTE Mobile HotSpot Pro
REVIEW

Samsung LTE Mobile HotSpot Pro

The Samsung LTE Mobile HotSpot Pro's superfast 4G LTE speed and exceptionally long battery life make it a great buy on its own, but its juice pack feature sweetens the deal that much more.

4 stars Editors' rating on November 18, 2013

Available direct from T-Mobile.

Linksys EA6900 Smart WiFi Wireless AC Router AC1900
REVIEW

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.

3 stars Editors' rating on October 30, 2013
3.8 stars User rating out of 2 votes
ZTE MF60 Global Mobile Hotspot
REVIEW

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.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on October 3, 2013
Netgear Nighthawk AC1900 Smart Wi-Fi Router
REVIEW

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.

4 stars Editors' rating on October 1, 2013
3 stars User rating out of 17 votes
Asus RT-AC68U Dual-band Wireless-AC1900 Gigabit Router
REVIEW

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.

4.5 stars Editors' rating on September 26, 2013
3.2 stars User rating out of 28 votes
Netgear R6100 WiFi Router
REVIEW

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.

3 stars Editors' rating on September 16, 2013
1 star User rating out of 2 votes
Nexia Bridge
REVIEW

Nexia Bridge

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.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on September 8, 2013
Amped Wireless RTA15 High Power Dual Band AC 700mW Wi-Fi Router
REVIEW

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.

3 stars Editors' rating on August 23, 2013
1 star User rating out of 2 votes
D-Link DGL-5500 Gaming Router
REVIEW

D-Link DGL-5500 Gaming Router

The DGL-5500 has a lot of potential, but for now isn't worth its high price.

2.5 stars Editors' rating on August 15, 2013
Motorola SBG6782-AC Surfboard eXtreme Cable Modem
REVIEW

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.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on August 7, 2013
4.5 stars User rating out of 1 vote
Netgear Zing
REVIEW

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.

4 stars Editors' rating on July 29, 2013
3.3 stars User rating out of 2 votes

Available direct from Sprint.

Sprint MiFi 500 LTE by Novatel Wireless
REVIEW

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.

3 stars Editors' rating on July 19, 2013
4 stars User rating out of 1 vote
Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Router EA6400 Dual Band N300+AC1300
REVIEW

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.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on July 12, 2013
D-Link DIR-868L Wireless AC1750 Dual Band Gigabit Cloud Router
REVIEW

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.

4 stars Editors' rating on June 6, 2013
ZyXel PLA4231 500 Mbps Powerline Wireless N Extender
REVIEW

ZyXel PLA4231 500 Mbps Powerline Wireless N Extender

Current power-line users with large homes will benefit from the ZyXel PLA4231's network extension capabilities; however, there are alternatives that offer similar benefits for less.

3 stars Editors' rating on March 27, 2013