The Zyxel PLA5236KIT is an affordable yet effective choice for those looking to extend their home network for internet sharing.
If you can afford the hefty price tag, the Linksys WRT1900AC Wi-Fi router is easily one of the best home routers on the market.
The BEFSX41 is an affordable solution for those who need secure access to their home or office network via the Internet.
With stellar performance and support for the new HomePlug AV2 standard, the PLEK500 is an easy recommendation.
The Asante Smart HotSpot Wireless N Router AWRT-550N could make a good investment for a public wireless hot-spot, but its log-in security is overkill for home or office use.
The Comtrend PG-9172 G.hn Powerline Adapter has near-Gigabit performance but the suggested price is too high for what it has to offer.
The Belkin N+ Wireless Router is a great performer with excellent range and throughput speed. If its bulky design and lack of 5GHz frequency support don't put you off, the router is worth every penny of its $100 or so price tag.
The RT1900ac is an excellent router by itself and a stellar one for those wanting to try out the world of network storage.
Unless you love the radical design, the D-Link DIR-890L/R doesn't have enough to justify its hefty cost.
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.
The Linksys iPhone CIT400 is a capable Skype dual-mode phone, but it doesn't include the expansion options offered by competing models.
For road warriors, the Sprint Overdrive mobile hot spot offers reliable and fast 4G speeds, provided you live in a coverage area. If not, it does 3G, too; we just wish it had a longer battery life.
The Personal CellSpot is an all-around excellent home Wi-Fi router with no monthly fees that also works very well with Wi-Fi calling.
The cool design and easy setup of Google's OnHub router can't make up for its lack of features and average performance out of the box -- though the promise of future software updates offer the potential for big improvements.
The APC 3-in-1 Wireless Mobile Router can't match the ease of use, range, or warranty of the travel-router competition.
A new, icon-driven smart home programming interface brings some user-friendliness to Securifi's newer Almond router/smart-home hub hybrid boxes
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.
The Amped Wireless RTA15 is a decent Wi-Fi router, but better firmware is needed for it to live up to its high cost and our expectation.