A $200 dual-band router, the EA7500 leads the new networking gear from Linksys that supports MU-MIMO for optimizing Wi-Fi performance.
TP-Link's Archer C7 delivers a lot of router for the money, with reasonable performance and the ability to connect peripherals.
Netgear's R6220 combines good 802.11ac performance, useful parental controls and excellent software for an affordable price.
The $99 device from Circle Media and partner Disney connects to a Wi-Fi network to control when devices can connect to the Internet and what apps they can access.
The Athena router's good looks and ability to tweak just about every operational setting will appeal to gamers, but the router lags behind others when it comes to delivering data.
One of the easiest routers to install and set up, Google’s $200 OnHub may represent the future of home networking. For now, though, it has a high price tag, only one LAN port and limited features and configuration choices.
The Wi-Fi protocol MU-MIMO offers a lot of potential, but it appears to be at least a year away from widespread implementation.
The first of an expected onslaught of MU-MIMO routers, the Linksys EA8500 has the hardware and software to fill a house with Wi-Fi and Web access, but the device doesn't live up to its performance potential.
It may not be the fastest router around, but the Amped Wireless TAP-R2 is one of the smallest, and its touch screen not only shows you what's going on with your network, but lets you tap to make changes.
With a touch screen and the ability to connect with household automation appliances, the Securifi Almond+ can not only fill a home with Wi-Fi but control it as well.
An infection of over 40,000 routers gives consumers and office IT managers a teachable moment in changing system default settings.
The Amped Wireless RTA1750 router offers superior range, thanks to its 12 amplifiers, but its overall performance isn't as fast as competing routers.
The Belkin F9K1118 is budget priced and easy to set up, and sports a slick design, but it fails to deliver high-speed access on both 2.4- and 5GHz bands.
The inexpensive D-Link DGL-5500 looks cool and has powerful networking software, but it falls flat on speed and range.
The Trendnet TEW-812 802.11ac delivers excellent dual-band performance on the cheap and is easy to hide, but it falls a bit short on range.
It's not the fastest, but the Asus RT-AC87U 802.11 ac router delivers good performance and unique features the competition lacks.
An unprotected backdoor in Netcore routers makes them virtually defenseless to even the simplest of attackers, experts say.
Buffalo's AirStation Extreme N600 router delivers fast speeds and effective Web filtering for parents, at a low price.
The ASUS RT-N66U has security vulnerabilities out of the box. Here's how to set up your new wireless router and make sure it's secure.
Protect against TheMoon worm by upgrading your Linksys router to the latest firmware and following these instructions.
Here's a good way to stream Hulu Plus, Netflix and other channels and apps without the need for a connected console, laptop, or a Smart TV.
This device will extend your current home or office network, offering wireless speeds up to 300 Mbps.
This "premium" router will share a USB printer across the network, or share files across the Internet thanks to its private "cloud" capabilities.
We test products that let you monitor and protect your home without the need for an outside security company's services: D-Link, Axis, Logitech, Schlage
Here are seven ways that you can increase your Wi-Fi signal. Some tips require new hardware, but other recommendations are totally free.