The Helios-EX range extender uses a dedicated band to eliminate signal loss and promises up to 12,000 square feet of Wi-Fi coverage.
Though fast, the Portal has too many niggling issues that prevent it from being a seamless experience. Go with the Google Wifi or the Netgear Orbi instead.
Want access to every port you'd need for your new MacBook Pro? This is the adapter to get.
Google Wifi is the best Wi-Fi system on the market.
The Almond 3 is a good router and smart-home hub, but we couldn't get our unit to work as a mesh network solution. We recommend the Eero or Netgear Orbi instead.
For the small percentage of you with 802.11ad clients in your home, the Talon AD7200 is a good futureproofing purchase, but is otherwise not worth your money.
Good things come in small packages, but this one's only coming to Australia.
Belkin's announced its latest router in its WRT family, the Linksys WRT3200ACM MU-MIMO Gigabit Wi-Fi Router. This is a powerful router that costs $280, but you might want to wait a bit before getting it -- if at all.
The high cost aside, the Orbi System is a sure and easy way to cover a relatively large home with high-speed Wi-Fi coverage.
The Voice Bridge does one thing -- forward calls to and from your landline -- but it does it pretty well.
Ooma one-ups cable company internet phone plans with better call quality and a basic calling plan that starts at free (before taxes).
Though not a perfect router, the DIR-879 performs well and will fit most homes' needs and budget.
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.
The SBR-AC3200P, when coupled with the SBX-AC1200 power line Wi-Fi extender, is a sure way to cover your residential home with Wi-Fi, if you can stomach their combined high cost.
Though super user-friendly, the Starry Wi-Fi Station is an overpriced router that, for now, doesn't have much more to offer than those that cost less than half its price.
Klug Home claims it will turn your router into the most integrated smart home hub yet.
The RT1900ac is an excellent router by itself and a stellar one for those wanting to try out the world of network storage.
If you need a powerful Wi-Fi solution for a large home, the X4S is a great choice.