Tag Archive: WiFi


Be your own mechanic with the $11 Kobra OBD-II Wi-Fi car code reader

Don’t let your codes stay codes.

This Kobra OBD-II Wi-Fi car code reader is down to $ 11.19 on Amazon with code PP94JP7K. It sells for $ 20 without the code and we haven’t seen a sale on these readers in a couple months now. This version uses Wi-Fi, so it’s compatible with iOS, Android, and, God forbid you’re still using one, Windows phones.

The problem with Wi-Fi is you can’t always get it near your car.  [Read More…]

Wi-Fi Alliance announces EasyMesh, Qualcomm promises support for WPA3

EasyMesh will allow mesh routers from different brands to communicate with each other.

W-Fi is a crucial part of what allows our digital world to keep spinning, and today, the Wi-Fi Alliance announced a brand-new standard to ensure it’s as easy-to-use as can be — EasyMesh.

Mesh Wi-Fi systems like Google Wifi and Eero are becoming increasingly more popular, and with EasyMesh, hardware from different brands will be able to work with one another.

Let’s say you’ve  [Read More…]

Improve the air quality in your home with Dyson’s $349 Pure Cool Link Wi-Fi purifier

Just in time for allergy season and warm weather!

The Dyson Pure Cool Link Wi-Fi Air Purifier is down to $ 349 on Amazon. This deal on the White version is conveniently timed to compete with Best Buy‘s one-day deal on the Blue version, so I’m willing to bet this price won’t be here tomorrow. It normally sells for around $ 500.

Dyson’s air purifier does the purifying thing all year round with a HEPA filter that  [Read More…]

Best Google Wifi Mounts in 2018

Want to tidy up your Google Wifi system a little? Mount up.

The Google Wifi isn’t a bad looking router (or three) on its own, and it’s pretty easy to stick it anywhere in your house without offending anyone. However, every home is different and you might want something a little more elegant and organized than just plonking a node down on a window sill.

Thanks to its popularity and the fact it’s a pretty simple shape,  [Read More…]

Google Voice is running an open beta for Wi-Fi calling

It’s actually happening.

Google Voice received a long-overdue redesign in January of 2017, and this updated it with much-needed features and a modern UI. However, there was something that was still missing – VoIP.

After years of patiently waiting, it looks like our day has finally come. On the Google Voice Help Forum, Google’s announced that it’s running an open beta for Wi-Fi/data calling that’s integrated directly into Google Voice.

VoIP with Google Voice allows you to  [Read More…]

How to change DNS settings on your Google Wifi

Make your internet faster while ensuring your privacy.

You may have heard that the best April Fools’ joke this year wasn’t one at all: Cloudflare, a service that protects websites (including this one) from malicious acts like Denial Of Service Attacks (DDoS), launched its own consumer DNS service with the extremely memorable IP address, 1.1.1.1. What is DNS? Here’s a good summary, courtesy of Cloudflare itself:

DNS is the directory of the Internet. Whenever you click on  [Read More…]

Google is beta testing Wi-Fi Calling for Google Voice

If you still use Google Voice, the service is getting a new feature soon, and Google is currently in the process of beta testing it.

Google has green-lit a beta test for Wi-Fi Calling in Google Voice. With this particular feature, Google Voice users will be able to make a call from a variety of different devices as long as they are connected to the internet.

Beta tests are for Android users and folks using Google Voice on the web.  [Read More…]

Google’s adding free Wi-Fi and Chromebooks to school buses across the U.S.

The Internet can be incredibly easy to take for granted at this day in age. Most everything we do is online, and thanks to expansions from mobile networks and home internet providers, more people are connected than ever before. However, for folks that live in rural parts of the United States, getting online can still be a challenge.

To help combat this, Google’s been soft-launching a program over the last couple years called “Rolling Study Halls — an  [Read More…]

TP-Link’s one-day sale on routers, switches, and more will ensure you never go without Wi-Fi again

The whole series of tubes at your fingertips.

TP-Link is having a huge sale on a variety of routers, switches, and adapters all of which are meant to improve your current wireless Internet situation. This is part of Amazon’s Gold Box deals of the day, so not only is it only good for the day but some of these might just disappear before it’s all over. The prices are all super low, some even at all-time lows.

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This TP-Link AC750 Wi-Fi range extender is only $19 today

Them dead zones feel alive again.

This TP-Link AC750 Dual Band Wi-Fi Range Extender is down to $ 18.99 on Amazon. It normally sells for $ 30, and this price is a match for the lowest we’ve seen. This is a one-day only deal as part of Amazon’s Gold Box sale on TP-Link gear.

Make sure you don’t have any dead zones in your house with this simple range extender. It can help you get that signal  [Read More…]