By combining a router, security appliance and local software, F-Secure's Sense can add extra protective layers for your home network, but the router has limited customization potential and lags on performance.
Ignition Design Labs' Portal WiFi is the rare piece of networking gear that combines easy setup with good performance at an inexpensive price.
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Avast SecureLine is easy to set up, but its features are limited and it's too expensive to truly compete with other VPN services.
The second-generation Fixd does a good job of diagnosing engine light problems and providing maintenance reminders, but it's not as versatile as other devices.
Netgear's second-generation Orbi mesh-router system is smaller and cheaper than the original, but nearly as powerful and just as reliable.
F-Secure offers very good malware protection and an appealing interface, but few useful extra features.
The Netgear R7000 combines excellent 5-GHz speed with Netgear's handy Genie software, but this router doesn't have the best range.
A versatile tri-band design, easy setup and long range make Netgear's R8000 a strong router for a house filled with data hogs.
Featuring excellent data speeds, reasonable range and a bounty of LAN ports, the Netgear Nighthawk X8 router is worth the high price for power users.
Panda's antivirus products have an appealing interface, but they suffer from heavy system impact and middling malware protection.
It may not be the fastest or cheapest mesh networking kit around, but the Ubiquiti Networks AmpliFi HD Home WiFi System is one of the easiest ways to reliably fill a home with Wi-Fi.
Expensive and with midrange performance, the Luma routers are small, easy to use and let you set up a mesh network in your home for greater coverage, but the devices don't let you customize much of anything.
Amped Wireless' RTA1300M Artemis comes chock-full of the latest wireless technology and allows you to customize it to your heart's content, but its strong performance drops off at longer ranges.
With high-end features like MU-MIMO for efficiently managing data and four independent data channels, the Trendnet TEW-827DRU can fill a home with data.
The new version of Linksys' Smart Wi-Fi app not only looks sleeker, but our hands-on testing found that it can keep an eye on your network and alert you if there's a problem.
Get the Starry Station if you prize looks and simple touch-screen controls. However, you can get more consistent performance from other routers that cost far less than $350.
Bitdefender's Box protects your home network from attackers, but the real value lies in its bundled software bargains.
BullGuard Antivirus is fairly easy to use and offers lots of customization options, but its malware protection is only so-so.
ESET NOD32 Antivirus has a clean, easy-to-use interface and a light system load. Too bad its malware protection is average at best.
F-Secure Anti-Virus offers excellent malware protection at a bargain price, but it has a heavy system load and a high false-positive rate.
The WRT1900ACS blows other routers away with its performance while giving networking experts plenty of ways to configure the device.