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 affordable dual-band AC2600 router is designed to cut through congested networks in modern apartments.
The Internet Phone Wizard lets you place Net phone calls to real phones without too many special codes. Did we mention free national long distance?
The T-Mobile Rocket 3.0 4G Laptop Stick provides a very good mobile Internet connection in areas where T-Mobile 4G or Wi-Fi hot-spot coverage is available.
The Zyxel PLA-400 is a compelling alternative to a wireless home network, but the competition offers faster throughput for about the same price.
Compact, good-looking, affordable, and fast, D-Link's PowerLine AV 500 4-Port Gigabit Switch DHP-540 makes a great device that extends your network both via traditional cables and electrical wiring.
D-Link's DSL-2890AL hits the absolute sweet spot between price and performance for 802.11ac modem-routers.
The Viper was released before its web UI was ready, and lacks features for its asking price.
The Sierra Wireless 4G LTE Tri-Fi Hotspot offers another very good option for those who need fast Internet connection on the go to share within a small group. Those traveling within Sprint's WiMax coverage would likely find it an excellent product.
For home or small-office networks, Belkin delivers a simple, unobtrusive, and reliable wireless gateway with no special features--but no gotchas, either.
The Pogoplug Pro adds Wi-Fi and costs $30 less than its predecessor, and remains a unique and easy-to-set-up device for sharing files online. However, many of its higher-end features (printing, media streaming) remain buggy and unreliable.
If money is no object, this solution will save you headaches.
D-Link's DSL-G604T is a ADSL2/2+ modem router with some serious stability issues. Read our Australian review.
The N600 DB is passable as a wireless router. While a lifetime warranty is incredibly appealing, the wireless performance is trounced by devices that are in the same price bracket.
Telstra's prepaid Wi-Fi 4G hotspot looks cheap, and it is cheap, although the accompanying data isn't. The combination the two does make for excellent value, however.
Cisco's Linksys X2000 is a simple modem/router aimed at those who just need wireless access to the net, and it manages to pack in excellent wireless performance along the way. Just don't use the included set-up software.
Despite looking similar to its modemless cousin, the N600 DB wireless modem/router is a different entity. Problems with Intel and Ralink chipsets, worrying heat output, middling wireless performance and long waits between changing settings means that this one should be passed over.
DrayTek's Vigor2820n offers a vast array of features, but you'll pay for them. Make sure you need everything it offers first!