External Networkings

Kingston MobileLite Wireless G2
EDITORS' TAKE

Kingston MobileLite Wireless G2

Kingston's MobileLite Wireless G2 offers mobile media-streaming, extra battery life and much more.

NetGear AC750 WiFi Range Extender EX6100
REVIEW

NetGear AC750 WiFi Range Extender EX6100

The Netgear X6100's awkward design and frustrating performance make it suitable only for casual networking tasks.

3 stars Editors' rating on May 22, 2014
3.5 stars User rating out of 1 vote
Apple AirPort Extreme Base Station
REVIEW

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.

4 stars Editors' rating on June 20, 2013
4 stars User rating out of 4 votes
Apple AirPort Express Base Station
REVIEW

Apple AirPort Express Base Station ( Summer 2012)

The new Apple AirPort Express Base Station is a decent upgrade to the previous generation, but it doesn't have much beyond its supersleek looks to impress us when compared with its peers.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on June 11, 2012
1 star User rating out of 1 vote
Apple AirPort Extreme Base Station
REVIEW

Apple AirPort Extreme Base Station ( summer 2011)

The Apple AirPort Extreme cures networking headaches for novice Mac users with a simple setup, but competing devices offer Windows users more network customization and faster speeds for less.

3 stars Editors' rating on July 11, 2011
4.4 stars User rating out of 3 votes
T-Mobile 4G Mobile Hotspot ZTE MF61
REVIEW

T-Mobile 4G Mobile Hotspot ZTE MF61

For mobile users who want a fast and flexible mobile Internet access solution and who have moderate data usage needs, the T-Mobile 4G Mobile Hotspot ZTE MF61 will make a good investment.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on April 26, 2011
TRENDnet TPL-401E2K 500Mbps Powerline AV Adapter Kit
REVIEW

TRENDnet TPL-401E2K 500Mbps Powerline AV Adapter Kit

If you want to get the most data throughput speed out of your home electrical wiring, the TrendNet TPL-401E2K kit is the only choice on the market for now.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on December 8, 2010
4.5 stars User rating out of 1 vote
Synology USB Station 2
REVIEW

Synology USB Station 2

The USB Station 2 is an entry-level portable NAS server for home users with casual network storage needs. Despite its nice design and a good set of features, its slow performance will steer savvy users away.

3 stars Editors' rating on November 24, 2010

Pricing not available

Zyxel X150N wireless router
REVIEW

Zyxel X150N wireless router

The Zyxel X150N is an inexpensive, entry-level Wireless-N router and should be used only for casual and light wireless networking needs.

3 stars Editors' rating on August 2, 2010

Pricing not available

Apple AirPort Extreme Base Station
REVIEW

Apple AirPort Extreme Base Station ( Fall 2009)

The AirPort Extreme Base Station is a great wireless router for Mac or novice users who need something that's simple, nice-looking, and works well for their homes. Savvy Windows users will find many other alternatives that offer a lot more features for their bucks.

3 stars Editors' rating on December 7, 2009
5 stars User rating out of 1 vote