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What Is 802.11ax? The Solution to Crowded Wi-Fi
If you suffer from congested Wi-Fi, 802.11ax may be the solution for you.

The Best Wireless Routers That Can Run DD-WRT
Need more virtual private network (VPN) security and customization in your router? Try rolling your own with OpenVPN, DD-WRT tech, and one of these compatible wireless routers.

Amped Wireless High Power AC2600 Wi-Fi Range Extender With MU-MIMO (REC44M)
The Amped Wireless REC44M brings dual-band Wi-Fi and MU-MIMO streaming to areas of your home that your router can't reach. It's not the prettiest range extender out there, but it's a solid performer.

LG UltraFine 5K Display Unusable Near Routers
'Changing the location or positioning of either the router or the display should resolve the issue,' LG says.

Linksys RE7000 Max-Stream AC1900+ Wi-Fi Range Extender
The Linksys RE7000 Max-Stream AC1900+ Wi-Fi Range Extender is easy to install and supports MU-MIMO streaming. While its range performance is middling, it works well in close proximity.

Netgear Nighthawk X4 AC2200 WiFi Range Extender (EX7300)
The Netgear Nighthawk X4 AC2200 WiFi Range Extender (EX7300) installs in minutes, is one of the fastest plug-in range extenders we've tested, and supports MU-MIMO data streaming.

The Best Wi-Fi Mesh Network Systems of 2017
Have a large space with Wi-Fi dead zones? A multi-node system you control from your smartphone might be a better solution than a traditional wireless router. Here's what you need to know about this new crop of products along with our top-rated reviews.