Tag Archive: WiFi


Step up your Wi-Fi with 20% off TP-Link routers, range extenders, and more

No more weak signals.

Follow this link or use the code 20TPLINK to save 20% on a selection of TP-Link tools designed to increase, extend, and enhance your wireless signal at home.

With this deal you can get TP-Link’s Deco 3-pack mesh networking system for $ 157.71 total. That’s the lowest price we’ve ever seen on the Deco, which we’ve shared a few deals on before. It can cover up to 4,500 square feet of your home  [Read More…]

Samsung’s new SmartThings Wifi, hub and sensors smarten things up even more

The new Samsung SmartThings Wifi, Hub and Sensors.

Mesh networking, a new hub and sensors round out the company’s connected home aspirations.

Samsung today announced a revamp of its mesh networking system, featuring the new SmarThings Wifi system, plus a new SmartThings hub and sensors.

The SmartThings Wifi system uses the smarts of Plume (which Samsung previously invested in) to keep everything talking to each other as quickly as possible. Each Wifi router covers 1,500 square  [Read More…]

Cover your whole home in Wi-Fi with the $166 TP-Link Deco M5 system

Because sometimes one router just isn’t enough.

The TP-Link 3-pack Deco M5 mesh networking system is down to $ 166.13 at Amazon today. It mostly sells between $ 220 and $ 230 when not on sale. This is one of the lowest prices we’ve ever seen and better than any recent deals we’ve shared.

A single Deco M5 device is $ 95 on its own, so you’re actually getting three for less than the price of two with this  [Read More…]

How to Measure and Boost Wi-Fi Signal Strength

Does the Wi-Fi in your home suck? Here are some tips for getting better coverage from your wireless router!

Sure, it might be considered a “first-world problem”, but shoddy or unreliable Wi-Fi is absolutely frustrating — especially when it’s your home Wi-Fi network giving you fits.

If your Wi-Fi signal strength seems to be lacking, there are several issues that could be contributing and a number of ways you can diagnose and address the issue.

Common sense  [Read More…]

Verizon introduces Safe Wi-Fi VPN for public networks, new prepaid promo

Public Wi-Fi networks are always a risky ordeal. You’re sending all of your data over an unsecured network, and if anyone wanted to intercept that data, it really isn’t that hard. Most people don’t think about it, but it’s a substantial security risk.

Verizon is trying to combat that with a new feature called Safe Wi-Fi. This feature is basically a VPN that is only enabled when you connect to public Wi-Fi networks. A VPN, or Virtual Private Network, encrypts  [Read More…]

Connect the Dyson Pure Cool Link air purifier to your Wi-Fi for $299 today

Cool off with Dyson.

The Dyson Pure Cool Link Air Purifier is down to $ 299 on Amazon. This deal is price-matching Best Buy‘s Black Friday in July sale. The $ 299 price is actually even better than Prime Day when the purifier dropped to $ 349. It’s also $ 80 better than the last regular deal.

This device is both a fan and an air purifier. It automatically detects your home’s air quality, and adjusts itself  [Read More…]

Expand the reach of your network with a $100 Google Wifi router

Sometimes, one is all you need.

Google sells its mesh Wi-Fi system in one and three packs by default, though you can customize the systems to meet the needs of your home pretty easily. The single router normally sells for $ 129, and the 3-pack has settled down at around $ 280 recently. We tend to see various discounts on the 3-pack that bring it down to around the $ 260 mark, but the single unit tends to just  [Read More…]

Save $60 on the Google Wifi 3-pack this Prime Day

Blanket your home with Wi-Fi.

Google’s Wifi mesh router system is one of the most popular options from last year, and for good reason. Right now you can pick up a 3-pack for only $ 239 via Amazon, which is almost as much as it would be if you bought two of them individually, except you get three access points. This set regularly sells for up to $ 300 when not on sale.

This deal is exclusively  [Read More…]

Cover a large home in strong Wi-Fi with the $219 Netgear Orbi 3-pack system

Wi-Fi Blanket.

The Netgear Orbi home mesh networking system 3-pack is down to $ 219.48 on Amazon. Just clip the $ 30 coupon to get in on the discount. This same kit sells for around $ 294 usually, and this price is the lowest we’ve ever seen.

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…]

What is WPA3, and why is it so important for Wi-Fi security?

WPA3 means our devices and our data will be safer no matter what Wi-Fi network we’re using.

The Wi-Fi Alliance has a new standard for Wi-Fi security and it will bring plenty of new features that make your data safer while using public or private Wi-Fi. It’s great when anything makes our data safer and WPA3 also happens to be a pretty significant step for wireless security in general.

We recently saw the details for WPA3 finalized,  [Read More…]