Tag Archive: WiFi


What is Wi-Fi 6, and should you buy a new router?

Best answer: Wi-Fi 6 is the new designation for what used to be called Wi-Fi 802.11ax. It was changed to alleviate some of the confusion that seemingly random numbers and letters bring. You probably don’t need a new Wi-Fi 6 router unless you have a Galaxy S10, which is the first phone to support the new standard.

Amazon: Netgear Nighthawk AX8 ($ 400)

How is Wi-Fi 6 better than 5?

You might have noticed that one  [Read More…]

Save $100 on two Linksys Velop Mesh Wi-Fi Routers today

Meshbnice.

Amazon usually sells this Linksys Velop Mesh Wi-Fi Router 2-pack for $ 349.97, but today you’ll save $ 100 and pay just $ 249.97 total. This is the best price we’ve seen since last fall.

You’ll get two Tri-band Wi-Fi router replacements, which connect to your existing modem and blanket your whole home in a strong network. These bad boys can cover up to 4,000 square feet, so they’re perfect for multi-story homes. They’re compatible with  [Read More…]

Set the perfect mood with two WeMo Wi-Fi Smart Dimmers at $30 off

Set dimmers to stun.

Head to Amazon and snag two WeMo Wi-Fi Smart Dimmers for $ 99.99, which saves you $ 30 off the normal price. This is the best deal we’ve seen since last August, and there’s no telling when it’ll come back around to today’s price.

These switches replace single-pole light switches. Once installed, they’re easy to use. Set schedules or timers, use Night Mode to set an ambient light level, and optimize your lights  [Read More…]

Amex Platinum cardholders to lose Boingo Wi-Fi benefit

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If you’re a road warrior or even travel lightly, you’ve probably seen Boingo Wi-Fi hotspots at airports, hotels, malls, and convention centers. And for those of you with The Platinum Card® from American Express, you have probably enjoyed complimentary unlimited Wi-Fi at over 1 million Boingo hotspots worldwide.

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Remove Wi-Fi dead zones with three Asus Lyra Trio devices on sale for $199

No more disconnects.

The Asus Lyra Trio home Wi-Fi system 3-pack is down to $ 199 at B&H when you clip the on-page coupon. You can also find this deal on Amazon and Newegg. The system is $ 300 without the coupon and regularly sells for around $ 250 at most retailers.

This is a great mesh networking system that basically gives you a way to make sure there are no Wi-Fi dead zones anywhere in your  [Read More…]

Cover your whole home in Wi-Fi with the TP-Link Deco M5 system for $44 off

Stay online.

TP-Link’s Deco M5 mesh networking system 3-pack has dropped to $ 135.99 at Amazon. We shared a deal recently when it dropped to around $ 156 and thought that was a nice price, but this one is $ 20 better. This is the lowest price we’ve ever seen for a system that has sold as high as $ 200 recently and sells for an average of $ 180.

A single Deco M5 device is $  [Read More…]

Get better Wi-Fi coverage with $100 off eero Home Wi-Fi Systems today only

Save on the system that suits your home’s size.

Amazon is offering 2nd-generation eero Home Wi-Fi Systems with $ 100 off for today only. Prices start at $ 199 for the 1 eero + 1 eero Beacon system and go up to $ 499 for the a set of 3 eeros. Some of the deals are matched at Best Buy, too. Today’s prices are the best we’ve seen in over a year so it’s well worth upgrading  [Read More…]

Saturday’s top deals: Wi-Fi routers, Kindle readers, & more!

We’ve spend every day trawling the web for the very best deals so you don’t have to. Our very favorites from today have been rounded up below for your personal perusal and purchasing pleasure. Don’t miss ’em!

Faster Internet Linksys Wi-Fi Routers

If you’re tired of slow internet and dead spots at home, it may be time to upgrade your router. Today’s one-day deal has a few popular Linksys models in it, with prices starting at just $  [Read More…]

The best Wi-Fi 6 routers you can buy right now

Announced back in October of 2018, Wi-Fi 6 will be the way that everyone brings Gigabit connections to the convenience of their homes. With the Galaxy S10 being the first phone to support the new standard, here are the (few) options available right now.

Spaceship Speed Netgear Nighthawk AX8 AX6000 Router

Staff Favorite

The NETGEAR Nighthawk AX8 router sports speeds up to 6Gbps, along with 160MHz channel support for Gigabit WiFi speeds. The Nighthawk also includes six  [Read More…]

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…]