Microsoft Wireless Display Adapter
The Microsoft Wireless Display Adapter faces some serious competition in the form of the Chromecast and Roku sticks, but could find a home with travelers and business people who rely on Windows 8.
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.
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.
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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Lutron Smart Bridge
Lutron's Smart Bridge and related app work great, but the price is much too high for basic automated dimmer capabilities. If you plan to add other connected devices, its value will improve considerably.
D-Link Wi-Fi Smart Plug
D-Link needs to partner with IFTTT and fix performance inconsistencies to match the versatility and convenience of Belkin's WeMo Switch and WeMo Insight Switch.
NetGear AC750 WiFi Range Extender EX6100
The Netgear X6100's awkward design and frustrating performance make it suitable only for casual networking tasks.
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.
Synology America DiskStation 2-Bay Diskless Network Attached Storage
The budget-minded Synology Disk Station DS214se is an excellent choice for home with casual backup, media-streaming, and data-sharing needs.
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.
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.
Actiontec Wireless Network Extender Plus Powerline Network Adapter 500 Kit
The Actiontec gets the job done for those who want to quickly extend their home network without much concern about performance.
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.
WD My Cloud EX2 ( Diskless)
With its friendly pricing, fast performance, and handy personal cloud features, the WD My Cloud EX2 is an ideal network storage device for a small connected home.