Nearly a year after entering the market, Wi-Fi 6 systems for consumers are finally starting to appear en masse. These two options, one from Netgear and the other from Eero, promise to deliver gigabit speeds to your home. Find out which mesh system makes the most sense for you.
Stock antennas are a good one size fits all solution and work well for most people with clever positioning. Add some high-gain antennas to your router to customize your experience and improve your signal.
D-Link provides a good selection of Wi-Fi extenders with the DAP-1720 delivering impressive AC1750 speeds in a reasonably sized package. It even has an Ethernet port to get another wired device online.
Linksys has Wi-Fi extenders that cover the gamut of speed and features. The RE9000 is the most technically advanced but takes up a lot of space while the RE7000 hits the best balance of speed and form factor.
AmpliFi provides the best package with a feature set that forgets nothing and an appearance that looks like an appliance from the future. Google and Eero make some great options with more wireless focused entries.
A good router is key to having quality internet in your home, but something many don't realize is that you can have a great internet experience without having to pay for a premium router. Here are our picks for great routers you can get for a great price.
The 2-pack covers up to 6,000 square feet. Includes tri-band Wi-Fi and helps eliminate dead zones and buffering. Has MU MIMO so it can handle many devices on the same network. Use app to setup for easy plug-and-play.
It's not going to measure up to high-end mesh Wi-Fi systems that come with a relatively high price, but if you're the owner of a TP-Link Archer router, the RE300 mesh range extender is a cheap way to make your wireless life a bit easier.
Nokia today expanded its range of Wi-Fi products with the addition of the Nokia Beacon 1 mesh system. With prices starting at $130, the Beacon 1 is an affordable alternative to last year's Beacon 3 and shares many of the same features. Like its predecessor, Beacon 1 supports 802.11ac and can be used to extend your Wi-Fi coverage to more areas of your home, eliminating dead spots. The...
The AmpliFi HD Mesh Router is an extremely compelling product. It is visually modern and comfortably traditional at the same time. While it provides more on the spec sheet, the overall experience with Google Wifi remains superior.
The Nighthawk AC1900's wireless abilities will feel redundant if used with Google Wifi. If you want to add wired capacity good enough for games to your mesh network, consider a wired only switch like the Nighthawk S8000.