Tag Archive: hotel


Will my Google Home work on hotel Wi-Fi?

Best answer: Google Home works anywhere you can get an internet connection, but hotels make it a bit harder to use due to network management practices. A nice travel router solves this.

Buy Google Home: Google Home ($ 100 at Best Buy) Buy Travel Router: TP-LINK Travel Router ($ 30 at Amazon) Hotels don’t like devices talking to each other

Many people have had issues using devices like the Google Home on hotel Wi-Fi, so  [Read More…]

How to make your Chromecast work properly on hotel Wi-Fi

Hotels don’t always make it easy to use your Chromecast. They use complicated network access management tools to govern guest connections, and they’ll often limit rooms to one device per connection for technical and economic reasons. These things are especially problematic for a Chromecast because it can’t handle the typical hotel Wi-Fi setup. But don’t fret because a simple travel router can make your Chromecast work just the way Google intended no matter what hotel you’re at.

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Why some gadgets don’t normally work on hotel Wi-Fi

Best answer: Many hotels have annoying restrictions in place preventing you from easily using certain gadgets and devices on their Wi-Fi networks. Thankfully, an inexpensive travel router circumvents that.

Amazon: TP-Link N300 Nano Travel Router ($ 30)

Hotels are stingy

Ever been to a hotel and tried to use all your gadgets, only to find out that none of them will work? You’re not alone, and it’s not your fault.

Ever since hotels had  [Read More…]

How to connect to your PlayStation 4 to hotel Wi-Fi

Setting up your console in hotel Wi-Fi can be a pain as there are extra steps to take to get past the hotel sign in. We will take you through the steps to get your PlayStation 4 up and running as easily as possible.

What you’ll need Amazon: PlayStation 4 ($ 300) How to do connect to hotel Wi-Fi Connect your PlayStation 4 to the Hotel TV. Turn on your PlayStation 4. Scroll over to the settings and  [Read More…]

John Legere doesn’t want his ‘hotel choices’ to impact the Sprint merger

A total of 38 nights were booked by T-Mobile executives.

One of the biggest news stories of 2018 was T-Mobile and Sprint announcing that the two carriers were merging together as part of a massive $ 26 billion deal. A merger of this magnitude needs approval from a lot of different parties, one of which being the Trump administration. According to a report from The Washington Post, T-Mobile may have tried to subtly entice President Trump to  [Read More…]

Google Search on mobile is now the ultimate hotel booking tool

New features include price filtering, a better UI, and the ability to book hotels right from Google Search.

Finding the perfect hotel can often be a hassle, and to help you, there’s no shortage of travel booking/planning apps to choose from on the Play Store. However, if you like to keep things as simple as possible and would rather get all travel accommodations booked right through Google Search on your phone, your day has come.

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Wynn Las Vegas puts an Amazon Echo in every hotel room

A tough of artificial intelligence is coming to your luxury room.

The Wynn and Encore hotels in Las Vegas, known as some of the most luxurious in the city, are getting a technology upgrade this month when they install an Amazon Echo in every single hotel room across the two properties. That’s a total of 4748 Echos, which will enable voice control of various actions in the hotel room.

Guests will be able to talk to their  [Read More…]

Rent Hotel Transylvania for just 31 cents at the Microsoft Store!

Right now you can rent Hotel Transylvania for just 31 cents from the Microsoft Store, a huge discount from its regular $ 3.99 price. Both the SD and HD versions are available for the same price, and you can even get it for the same price in Canada. With rentals from the Microsoft Store, you have access to it for 14 days from the time you rent it to begin watching it, and 24 hours from the time you start  [Read More…]

Using your phone as a hotel room key unlocks possibilities — and a few headaches

The little plastic keys aren’t going away any time soon (and maybe they shouldn’t), but digital keys definitely have a future for hotels.

The process is the same. Every day, all over the world. Schlep from the airport to the hotel. Stumble to the front desk. Produce ID and credit card. Retrieve room key. If you’re lucky, you’ll get an RFID-style room key that you only have to tap on the lock. But more likely you’ll  [Read More…]