Tag Archive: Mesh


Does the SmartThings WiFi mesh router include a smart hub?

Best answer: Yes — the SmartThings WiFi mesh router system also doubles as a smart hub that can connect up to 100+ different SmartThings gadgets.

Amazon: Samsung SmartThings WiFi Mesh Router ($ 280)

The SmartThings WiFi mesh router doubles as a smart hub

The SmartThings WiFi mesh router is really two different products in one.

In addition to providing ample Wi-Fi coverage for your home, it also works as a smart hub for all of your  [Read More…]

Samsung gets simple mesh networking right with the SmartThings Wifi Hub

A good mesh network shouldn’t be hard to set up. Samsung’s SmartThings Wifi meets that challenge, and then some.

A good Wifi network needs to do three things:

It needs to work well. It needs to carry all my bits and bytes to all my devices as quickly as it can, over as large an area as I need it to.

And it needs to be easy to set up, and easy to maintain. Website-based setup screens  [Read More…]

Should you get Google Wifi or Plume for your mesh system?

We’re a virtual company made up of tech experts from across the globe. We have a lot of connected devices in our homes, and we do our best to keep our home networks working in tip-top shape.

Google Wifi

No nonsense

$ 130+ at Amazon

Pros Easy installation. Can be placed on a shelf or desk. Cons Higher upfront costs. Less advanced features available.

Google’s Wifi system comes in single and three packs, and it’s  [Read More…]

Beam internet throughout your home with Netgear’s $250 Orbi Mesh Wi-Fi

Amazon has Netgear’s Orbi Home Mesh Wi-Fi System, three-pack available for $ 249.99 when you clip the on-page coupon. That’ll save you $ 50 off its regular price of $ 300. We’ve seen this 3-pack go as low as $ 220 in the past but not since July.

The Orbi mesh networking system covers up to 6,000 square feet in high-performance Wi-Fi. It can produce speeds up to 2.2Gbps, and these satellites are designed to be compact so  [Read More…]

goTenna Mesh review: Private networks for going off the grid or during outages

If you’ve ever gone camping or hiking and found yourself “off of the grid” for a period of time, you likely know how refreshing it is. No phone, no Facebook, no Reddit, no text messages. On the other hand, it can be somewhat scary to be away from society for any length of time. What happens if you get lost or separated from your party?

Whether you’re in the bottom of a canyon or three miles deep into the woods,  [Read More…]

Get Netgear’s Orbi mesh networking system and CM700 cable modem for $314

It’s always better when we’re together.

Netgear is bundling the Orbi mesh-networking system and the CM700 cable modem together for just $ 313.98.

The Netgear Orbi mesh networking system is $ 294.38 by itself. The CM700 cable modem is around $ 90 with the on-page coupon. So the bundle is really helping you save if you’re looking for extreme Wi-Fi coverage.

Honestly, this system is a bit overkill for the average Internet consumer. You might not have  [Read More…]

goTenna Mesh review: Private networks for going off the grid or during outages

Stop worrying about not being able to communicate with other campers and hikers. Create your own mesh network and send and receive messages regardless of whether service is available. The goTenna Mesh works when your carrier can’t be bothered.

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Google Wifi vs. Orbi vs. Eero vs. AmpliFi: Wireless Mesh Network Face-off

There are some great mesh systems to choose from; which is the right one for you?

Most people don’t put enough thought into their wireless router. Things like the layout of your house, how its built, and how many stories it is all matter when you want good Wi-Fi from one end to the other. Or maybe you need to plug something into a router with a network cable in one room but still want great Wi-Fi  [Read More…]

Upgrade your home office with this $49 AmazonBasics Mid-Back Mesh Chair

The AmazonBasics Mid-Back Mesh Chair is on sale for $ 49.16. It normally sells for around $ 10 more and has received 4.2 out of 5 stars from over 2,700 customer reviews.

This comfortable office chair has a contoured mesh back for breathability. It also features a padded seat, pneumatic seat-height adjustment, and dual-wheel casters. Your purchase is backed by a one-year warranty.

Keep the office upgrade party going with this AmazonBasics Mesh Wastebasket for $ 9.

See  [Read More…]

Huawei announces Q2 mesh Wi-Fi system with max speed of 1867 Mbps

Available in two main flavors.

Amidst all of the drama surrounding its Mate 10 flagship phone and its lacking availability on U.S. carriers, Huawei also used its time at CES 2018 to announce its first ever mesh Wi-Fi system. It’s called the Huawei WiFi Q2, and it’s available in two main variants – one base station and two satellites or three hybrid base units.

Both systems will essentially work the same, as the main difference lies with  [Read More…]