Don't-Miss Networking Stories
Western Digital’s My Net AC1300 is strong on the 5GHz band, less so on the 2.4GHz band. It lacks a few advanced features, but most consumers won’t miss them.
The Linksys EA6500 is a very good consumer router for mainstream users who don’t need a lot of bells and whistles, but the Asus RT-AC66U remains the absolute best 802.11ac Draft 2.0 router for now.
PCWorld's editors select the year's best PC-related components and peripherals.
If you're building out an 802.11ac network, this is the device to deploy on the client side.
Think all portable drives are the same? We discovered some compelling differences—both in features and in performance—when we evaluated this batch.
These next-gen routers are insanely fast, but they come with multiple caveats to consider before you buy.
This router lacks a few features, but it's not a bad value.
If you're looking for a router for your entertainment system, this Asus is a screamer.
The DIR-865L leads the way in cloud integration, but this 802.11ac router could be a lot faster.
Netgear's R6300 isn't the fastest 802.11ac router you can buy, but it has a number of positive features going for it.
You'll pay less for this router, but you'll get a lot less performance, too.
In part 2 of our series on easy home automation projects for the weekend warrior, we look at the Iris system from Lowes.
Through the ProXPN virtual private network, you can maintain your privacy and identity.
We tested 20 cloud-storage services to find the best tools for sharing and syncing files, backing up PCs, sharing photos, listening to music, and more.
Free for up to five users, the Hamachi hosted VPN service is certainly worth a look.