How to choose the right Wi-Fi router

We help navigate the complex world of Wi-Fi routers, look at what's available and which mix of technologies and features work best.

How to fix many home Wi-Fi issues in a few easy...

No one likes a flaky internet connection plagued with Wi-Fi issues. Don't give up on the digital life! Try these simple fixes first.

Enter for a chance to win an ASUS Wi-Fi 6 router...

ASUS routers, like the great Wi-Fi 6 router we are giving away in this contest, can make your home internet faster and more secure than ever before.

Optimize your wifi with the Linksys ac3200 Tri-Band Smart Wi-Fi router

When it comes to home and small office Wi-Fi networking, speed has always been important. But optimization is increasing becoming an even bigger deal. The Linksys ac3200 Tri-Band Smart Wi-Fi router is the latest model from this leader in wireless networking and this one combines speed with optimization, making it ideal for congested networks.

High end routers compared: ASUS RT-AC5300 and Netgear Nighthawk X8

With the 802.11ac Wi-Fi standard now over two years old, we are starting to see routers that push the technology to unbelievable levels. The AC1200 routers that were once so impressive seem pedestrian compared to the extreme performance of AC5300 routers. But who needs this kind of Wi-Fi speed? I tried out two of the fastest Wi-Fi routers on the planet—the ASUS RT-AC5300 and Netgear Nighthawk X8—to find out.

Almond+ Smart Home Router Review with Door Sensor and Smart Plug

“That doesn’t look like any router I’ve ever seen.”   That’s the general consensus I heard about the Almond+ when I showed it around. It’s a device that stands in for three types of things in your smart home: a powerful dual-band router, a long range wifi extender, and a smart home hub.   It arrived from Best Buy wrapped in brown packing paper and accompanied by a Securifi Door/Window Sensor, and a Peanut Smart plug. Also in the box were precisely two packing peanuts; I’m guessing the shipping budget was a bit tight, or those were rogue peanuts on the lam from a future Pixar film. Either way I got to researching the Almond+ and getting it setup. Here’s how it went.

CES 2017: New D-Link whole home Wi-Fi solutions

This year’s edition of the Consumer Electronics Show is underway. One of the themes this year is better Wi-Fi. D-Link introduced two new whole home solutions that will interest anyone in search of an easy, reliable and fast wireless boost for their entire home.

5 signs it’s time to replace your old Wi-Fi

 It might be time to replace your tired old Wi-Fi router. Today we take a look at a few of the warning signs that can help you determine whether or not to take the plunge now.

Announcing Google Nest Wifi

Google announces Nest Wifi (the followup to Google Wifi), a whole home mesh Wi-Fi system with integrated Google Assistant smart speakers.

TP-Link Deco M5 review

Slow Internet connections and unreliable Wi-Fi is exactly what TP-Link designed its Deco M5 system to fix. How well does it do it though?

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