They're the most important part of a connected home, but often bring the most frustration.
The fact of the matter is, most modem/routers aren't very good. They have a tendency to overheat, some features just flat out don't work, and they have user interfaces that are exceptionally hostile to newcomers.
We've tested a whole raft of wireless ADSL2+ modem/routers recently, and here's the pick of the bunch so far — as time goes on and we cover more models, we'll keep the round-up updated.
It seems almost every model router has caused misery at some point. Let us know your experiences in the comments below!
AVM Fritz!Box 7390
- DECT base station
- Fax capability
- Simultaneous dual-band, along with great Wi-Fi performance
- Almost every USB function you can think of
- Hugely detailed, yet easy-to-use web UI
- Very pricey
- Quota counter limited to 99GB (fixed with firmware update)
- No URL filtering (fixed with firmware update)
- You start wishing it could do even more
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