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.
ZyXel PLA4205 500 Mbps Powerline Gigabit Ethernet Adapter
The ZyXel PLA4205 power line adapter is an excellent alternative to using regular Ethernet or Wi-Fi to connect more devices to a home network.
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.
Seagate Business Storage 4-Bay NAS ( 16TB)
Given its relatively low price, the Seagate Business Storage 4-Bay NAS is worth the investment.
Corsair Voyager Air ( 1TB, Black)
Despite a few shortcomings, the Corsair Voyager Air is an excellent way to extend your mobile devices' storage capacity and features.
Thecus Technology N4800Eco
If you're in the market for raw speed and lots of storage space, the N4800eco will deliver, but those wanting more should keep looking.
Actiontec 500 Mbps Powerline Network Adapter Kit
While not perfect, the Actiontec PWR511K01 for now offers the best value among power-line adapter kits on the market.
ioSafe N2 ( 4TB, 5-Year Warranty)
The IoSafe N2 is a unique device that combines robust network storage with disaster-proof protection, and delivers on both.
Trendnet TEW-812DRU AC1750 Dual Band Wireless Router
The Trendnet TEW-812DRU is the most affordable 802.11ac-enabled router on the market, and it offers excellent performance.
Seagate Wireless Plus ( 1TB)
If you have a digital library that's larger than the capacity of your tablet and want to bring it all with you on the go, the Wireless Plus is arguably the best choice on the market.
LaCie 5big NAS Pro ( 20TB)
Despite the lack of features, the LaCie 5big NAS Pro is an excellent buy, thanks to its superfast performance, ease of use, and massive capacity.
WD My Net AC1300 HD
The Western Digital My Net AC13900 HD is a good router but not good enough for it to stand out among the crowd of a handful 802.11ac networking devices on the market.
Netgear WNDR4700 Media Storage Router
The Netgear Centria is a good buy for those who are looking for an all-in-one router/storage combo or who want to replace a Time Capsule.
Synology DiskStation DS213Air
The Synology DiskStation DS213Air is a great network storage device for home users, especially those who also want to extend their Wi-Fi network.