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Our favorite mesh Wi-Fi system was just discounted on Amazon

Look, we’re going to level with you: if you want a mesh Wi-Fi system for your home, there are pretty much only two options you should even both …

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Hands on: Google WiFi mesh home wireless network

While it helps tackle wireless blackspots around your home, Google WiFi has an Achilles' heel which could be a deal-breaker for many NBN homes.<p>As we …

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If you want to know about the secretive work going on inside Google, its latest figures are your first clue

Granted, it would probably come across as totally foolish, even in the context of one of the world’s largest corporations, to describe a $2.7bn fine …

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Asus Lyra mesh WiFi system is available today for $399.99

Remember the days when you would just have one router? How did we ever survive? Today's home WiFi systems come with mutliple access points connected …

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Google profits drop on $2.7 billion EU fine, but growth is steady

Profits at Google's parent company, Alphabet, took a hit in its second quarter, as the company dealt with a $2.7 billion fine from the European Union levied for anti-competitive behavior. Lingering questions about future regulatory actions dogged company executives, even as the company reported it …

Business

Mesh Wi-Fi will come for us all: Asus ships Lyra system for $399

Back in January, when Asus announced its upcoming home mesh Wi-Fi system (then called "HiveSpot"), the market was already flooded. Now the HiveSpot has been renamed to Lyra, but it's mid-2017 and there are seven aisles in every Best Buy dedicated to mesh Wi-Fi routers. What could Asus possibly add …

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Netgear Orbi RBK50 review: The Rolls Royce of home Wi-Fi routers

It's not cheap, but this twin-unit router system from Netgear floods a larger area with a stronger, faster Wi-Fi connection than anything else on the …

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This might be the most innovative Wi-Fi router out there, and you’ve never even heard of it

If you’re in the market for a new home Wi-Fi system and you need thousands upon thousands of square feet of coverage, we highly recommend a mesh …

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Eero's Latest Router Is So Easy I Don't Care How Much It Costs

Let me make one thing brutally clear: I love Eero’s wi-fi routers. I love how the company brought mesh networking into the mainstream. I love how the …

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Google Home will see German launch in August, Australia later this week w/ Google Wifi

Following a Canadian release last month, Google Home is continuing its international expansion with upcoming launches in Germany and Australia. Availability in the latter country is being coupled with Google Wifi and taking place this week, while Germany will have to wait until early August.<p>Google …

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Google Home launches coming to Australia, Germany

Google (GOOG, GOOGL) Home continues its geographic expansion with an Australian launch happening this week, alongside Google Wifi.<p>Germany will get …

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The open source GaleForce project lets you root Google Wifi

Google Wifi came out last year to join the increasingly competitive mesh router market. It has a competitive price compared to the competition, and …

Wi-Fi

You can now root Google Wifi, if you're brave

If you’re the kind of person to modify every device you own, you’ve likely messed with router firmware before. Unfortunately, the Google Wifi is set …

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Google Home launches in Australia (and it speaks 'Strayan)

OK Google, please turn my house into a giant Google search engine... and organise my day while you're at it.<p>OK Google, Australia is ready for you to organise our lives.<p>We've been patiently waiting and now Google is delivering. Google Home, Google's voice-controlled smart speaker, has arrived in …

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Want to root your Google WiFi? Now you can

You can now root your Google Wifi thanks to independent developers over at project GaleForce. The open source initiative is seeking to help users access a deeper level of customization on their Google router via its dedicated GitHub page.<p>There, you can find the steps you need to compile a recovery …

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Google launching its WiFi product in New Zealand this week

Google will launch its WiFi product in New Zealand on Thursday.<p>Google WiFi is a hardware system designed to spread a strong wi-fi signal around a …

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WATCH: Pricing and availability

Everyone wants to be a part of the home automation game. Google's offer - which combines voice-assisted search through Google Assistant, and …

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Google Home and Wifi coming to Australia

Always-listening home virtual assistants can be absolute privacy nightmares, but they are oh so convenient too. Whether you select Amazon Echo or …

Automation

First look: Google Home, Google Wifi launch in Australia

by David Flynn | July 18, 2017<p>Google is making an overdue push into Aussie homes this week with the local launch of its Google Home and Google Wifi …

Google

Google Home, WiFi smart gadgets launch in Australia

Google's smart benchtop speaker and mesh WiFi network go on sale in Australia on Thursday, staking Google's claim in the simmering smart home war …

Automation

Google Home and Wifi will launch in Australia on July 20th

It's been nine months since Google Home launched in the US, but in that time, it was made available for purchase in only three other countries: …

Google

Google makes a home in Australia

Google Home, the smart music speaker that you command with your voice and can use to control devices around your house, is finally coming to …

Automation

Here's how I finally fixed my junky home Wi-Fi

Until this past week, I wasn't able to get a steady Wi-Fi connection in most rooms of my house.<p>Then I tried a new solution called "mesh networking" …

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Limit kids' screen time

You've heard it before: Parents should set limits on how much time their kids spend in front of screens. But now the clarion call is even louder: …

Kids

Netgear Orbi RBK30 WiFi System review: It's not bad, but it's not great

Netgear continues to very quietly buck the mesh networking trend. Its new Orbi RBK30 WiFi System is based on a tri-band router that operates on a …

Wi-Fi

10 popular devices still on sale at their Prime Day prices

Amazon’s massive Prime Day 2017 officially ended at midnight this past Tuesday, but Amazon sellers know that bargain hunters are still on the prowl. …

Amazon

Google Wifi sale knocks single unit price down to $99.99

After discounting the Google Wifi 3-pack for Prime Day, Amazon is now holding a sale on Google Wifi singles.<p>Amazon is selling single Google Wifi …

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Income Disposal: Today’s best deals: Pandemic, 24-hour Bluetooth speaker, and more

<i>Commerce Content is independent of Editorial and Advertising, and if you buy something through our posts,</i> The A.V. Club <i>and Gizmodo Media Group may get a small share of the sale.</i> <i>Click here</i> <i>to learn more.</i><p><i>You’ll find a selection of the day’s best deals below, but for more, be sure to visit Kinja …

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This was the number one selling product on Amazon Prime Day

Amazon's third annual Prime Day was a success, to say the least -- this year's shopping event grew by more than 60 percent compared to last year's sale! With 13 different countries participating, they were all filling their shopping carts with one common item: the Echo Dot was by far the most …

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One of the world’s best mesh Wi-Fi systems is still on sale at its Prime Day price

Mesh is the hottest trend in wireless by a landslide, so it was only a matter of time before Linksys got in on the action. And as expected, when the …

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