If you’ve been waiting for a good deal to upgrade your home network to 802.11ac, today might be your chance. The Buffalo Air Station Extreme AC 1900 carries a 4.3 star review average, and includes five gigabit ethernet ports, a USB port to connect a printer or hard drive, and even (gasp!) a mobile-friendly configuration panel. [BUFFALO Air Station Extreme AC 1900 Gigabit Dual Band Wireless Router, $136]
If you’re technically inclined, an Amazon reviewer says that you can put DD-WRT on this model (though I can’t find it in their router database). If you aren’t familiar, DD-WRT is open-source firmware that can unleash a ton of options to unleash the full power of your router.
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