The RTA2600 is a solid router that excels with multiple connected devices, but its competitors are faster and less expensive.
$50 a month gets you 10GB of data through this no-contract carrier; $25 a month gets you only 1.5GB.
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.
If money is no object, this solution will save you headaches.
A new, icon-driven smart home programming interface brings some user-friendliness to Securifi's newer Almond router/smart-home hub hybrid boxes
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.
The Securifi Almond's touch-screen novelty, while it works great, is not enough to make up for the lack of features and performance as well as the price tag.
Featuring RDK-B and fast broadband speed, the new SurfBoard SVG2482AC Voice Gateway promises to take the Comcast experience to a new level.
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.
The Linksys E3200 is an excellent high-performance Wireless-N router for both novice and experienced users.
The BR100 is a wireless bridge for the Sonos Digital Music System.
The Advance N900 DB Wireless Dual-Band N+ Router is one of the best Belkin routers in a long time. Compared with others on the market, it's also a decent choice if you need a fast and robust home network.
The PLUSB10 is a good choice for connecting to a power-line network through a USB connection, but its bulk can make it difficult to plug into outlets in tight spaces.
The Belkin N750 DB Wireless Dual-Band N+ router is arguably the most affordable 450Mbps true dual-band router on the market and, while far from perfect, it's likely to deliver more than what you pay for.
The Belkin Wireless G Plus MIMO Router offers features similar to those of the Belkin Pre-N router but with slower performance. On the upside, it's also less expensive.
The Asus RT-N16 is a great, fun router for networking enthusiasts who want to use it with third-party, open-source firmware, such as Tomato or DD-WRT. However, everyone else should wait until Asus provides a more stable version of the firmware.
Packed with features, slated to deliver fast performance and priced significantly below competitors, Asus' new HiveSpot might just have all that you look for in a home mesh Wi-Fi system.
The Asus RT-N56U is arguably one of the best true dual-band 300Mbps home routers on the market.