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Netgear Nighthawk X4

Netgear Nighthawk X4 review: This 802.11ac Wi-Fi router is a disappointing ‘Wave 2’ effort

The second router based on Quantenna’s 4x4 chipset is much slower than the Asus model that beat it to market.

netgear nighthawk x4

Netgear announces its first supercharged 'wave-2' router: The $280 Nighthawk X4

New 4x4 device based on processors from Quantenna and Qualcomm.

Asus RT-AC87U

Asus RT-AC87U Wi-Fi router review: Yes, it’s fast

This router blows the doors off the competition (but that doesn’t mean it’s right for everyone).

Netgear Nighthawk X6 802.11ac Wi-Fi router

Netgear Nighthawk X6 Wi-Fi router review: The best router for a crowded house

It’s not the fastest, but it can do tricks the competition can’t.

The D-Link DIR-651 Wireless N 300 Gigabit Router

Great performance and extensive features in an affordable package

Future Wi-Fi

EFF's Open Wireless Router tech aims to increase network security, spur Wi-Fi sharing

The new custom router firmware will allow users to share their wireless networks, but could also improve their router's security

Home router security to be tested in upcoming hacking contest

Researchers will compete to exploit previously unknown vulnerabilities in popular home routers.

D-Link DIR-880L

D-Link DIR-880L review: A good, basic 802.11ac Wi-Fi router

It’s far from being the fastest router on the market, but D-Link’s latest is very easy to manage.

comcast xfinity wifi home is hotspot july 2014

To Xfinity WiFi we're all hotspots, but you don't have to be

As Xfinity WiFi spreads west, so do concerns about the use of customers’ modems as both private and public Wi-Fi connections. Luckily, you have choices for opting out of the program.

D-Link PowerLine AV 4-Port Switch (DHP-346AV)

A simple, inexpensive way to extend your network