LifeLock offers the most comprehensive personal-data monitoring and a great deal on antivirus software, but it's pricey.
The best OBD2 scanners can not only show what's going on inside your car but also turn off the 'check engine' light, helping you to avoid costly repairs.
IDShield's frequent credit scores are handy, though IdentityForce and LifeLock monitor more credit bureaus and personal data.
IdentityForce offers the best overall service when credit monitoring is factored in, but LifeLock has the edge on pure identity protection.
Google's Nest WiFi combines a great mesh system with a slick smart speaker to be the mesh Wi-Fi kit to beat
While pricey, the Netgear Orbi RBK50 is one of the fastest, most powerful routers we've tested, even without its extension.
Avast Free Antivirus offers a ton of features for a free antivirus program but has mediocre malware protection and a heavy system load.
The Linksys Max Stream MR9600 is a dual-band Wi-Fi 6 router that is among the smallest and least obtrusive Wi-Fi 6 routers.
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A powerline extender kit lets you stretch your network connection to any part of the house, using the wiring that's already in the walls.
D-Link DHP-601AV is the most affordable powerline extender kit we've reviewed, but suffers from short range and low data throughput.
The Netgear PLP2000 is the best choice for powerline extenders, thanks to great range and top performance.
Bitdefender Antivirus Free Edition runs on autopilot and offers no extras or customization options, but it's ideal for anyone who doesn't want to fuss with antivirus software.
Norton 360 Standard, Norton 360 Deluxe and Norton 360 with LifeLock include the most complete antivirus-software and identity-protection-service combinations you'll find today.
ESET's antivirus software barely slows system performance, but it offers middling malware protection and can get expensive if you have a lot of machines to protect.
AVG AntiVirus Free is beaten in features by its more glamorous sibling Avast Free Antivirus and beaten in malware protection by everything else.
Windows Defender isn't the absolute best antivirus software, but it's easily good enough to be your main malware defense.
Kaspersky Security Cloud Free combines excellent malware protection, plenty of extra features and a very light system-performance impact.