Xfinity Gigabit Internet subscribers can now rent the xFi Advanced Gateway to achieve full gigabit speeds and connect their smart devices.
The Steam Link is a tiny device that makes it easy to stream PC games to your TV.
You can't beat what you get for the price with the DIR-867. It has lots of the top 802.11ac features and it performed well during testing. I'm not sure it will stand up to years of use, but you'll probably be looking to upgrade your network by then anyway.
If you need a powerful Wi-Fi solution for a large home, the X4S is a great choice.
If you want great coverage for your medium-size home, lots of customization options and top speeds on your router – all for around $200 – the Linksys EA8300 is the one you want.
Hard-core gamers will get their money's worth if they have a Killer PC, but everyone else should find a less expensive option.
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.
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.
Geeks with deep pockets might love the X10, but the majority of home users will find it too expensive for their daily networking needs.
The Ally Plus is a great Wi-Fi system for any large home but it suits families with both novice and advanced users especially well.
Underpowered but supereasy to use and affordable, the Linksys E1200 makes a good entry-level Wireless-N router for home users.
Only savvy users with a high-end server in their network should consider the Netgear R8500; for everyone else, there are many other router options that deliver as good or better performance for less.
If you have an extremely fast broadband connection and want an all-powerful home network, the Linksys EA9500 fits the bill. But a different router with more modest specs will satisfy most.
Though not perfect, the Orbi RBK40 is an excellent buy for those living in a large home, thanks to its great performance and full feature set.
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.
Throw your other hubs to the curb. You'll be able to center your smart home around TP-Link's Mesh Wi-Fi system.
The RT1900ac is an excellent router by itself and a stellar one for those wanting to try out the world of network storage.
The Netgear X6100's awkward design and frustrating performance make it suitable only for casual networking tasks.