Networking

Linksys WRT1900ACS Dual-Band Gigabit Wi-Fi Router
REVIEW

Linksys WRT1900ACS Dual-Band Gigabit Wi-Fi Router

Though pricey, the WRT1900ACS' long range and rapid Wi-Fi will deliver fast Internet to places in your home that other routers might struggle to reach.

4 stars Editors' rating on October 7, 2015
0 stars User rating out of 4 votes
Asus RT-AC5300U Router
EDITORS' TAKE

Asus RT-AC5300U Router

At the IFA electronic trade show, Asus unveiled its latest Wi-Fi router, the RT-AC5300. It has two 5GHz bands that each can deliver up to a 2,167Mbps data rate and one 2.4GHz band with up to 1,000Mbps, by far the most powerful specs on the market.

Google TP-Link OnHub
REVIEW

Google TP-Link OnHub (Blue)

The cool design and easy setup of Google's OnHub router can't make up for its lack of features and average performance out of the box -- though the promise of future software updates offer the potential for big improvements.

3 stars Editors' rating on August 31, 2015
3.7 stars User rating out of 4 votes
Amped Wireless RTA2600 Athena AC2600 WiFi Router w/MU-MIMO
REVIEW

Amped Wireless RTA2600 Athena AC2600 WiFi Router w/MU-MIMO

The RTA2600 is a solid router that excels with multiple connected devices, but its competitors are faster and less expensive.

3 stars Editors' rating on August 30, 2015
3 stars User rating out of 2 votes
Netgear Fuse
EDITORS' TAKE

Netgear Fuse

$50 a month gets you 10GB of data through this no-contract carrier; $25 a month gets you only 1.5GB.

Pricing not available

Buffalo AirStation Extreme AC1900 DD-WRT NXT Wireless Router
REVIEW

Buffalo AirStation Extreme AC1900 DD-WRT NXT Wireless Router

The Buffalo WXR-1900DHPD router is too expensive for what it has to offer. Skip it and pick one of many better options out there.

3 stars Editors' rating on June 18, 2015
Extollo LANSocket 1500 Powerline Adapter Kit
REVIEW

Extollo LANSocket 1500 Powerline Adapter Kit

The Extollo delivers everything you'd want in a power-line adapter, and its pass-through feature makes the somewhat awkward beefy body easily forgivable.

4 stars Editors' rating on June 3, 2015
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