Tag Archive: WiFi


The discounted Linksys Velop mesh network covers your home in Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi blanket.

The Linksys Velop wireless AC2600 dual-band Wi-Fi mesh networking system is down to $ 99.99 at B&H. Walmart has a very similar two node Velop also on sale for $ 99.99. The system normally sells for around $ 150 or more at both retailers. Newer models sell for as much as $ 350.

The Velop system can cover up to 3,000 square feet, which is enough to cover most apartments and homes. It will replace  [Read More…]

Grab three TP-Link Kasa smart Wi-Fi light switches now discounted by $20

Turn your regular overhead lights into smart lights easily.

Amazon has the three-pack of TP-Link Kasa smart Wi-Fi light switches on sale for $ 79.99 today. Just one of these switches usually goes for around $ 35 on average at Amazon. Amazon even has them discounted to $ 30 each right now, but this deal is still better than that as it brings the price of each switch below $ 27 apiece.

The switches work with Amazon  [Read More…]

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…]

Voice control your AC with Honeywell’s Wi-Fi Thermostat at a new low price

This thermostat can be controlled with your smartphone, computer, or voice!

Honeywell’s Wi-Fi 7-day Programmable Thermostat is down to $ 59 at Amazon today. This discount marks the lowest price we’ve ever seen; it normally sells for up to $ 100 regularly and just under $ 85 on average.

This thermostat can be paired with Amazon Alexa-enabled devices, like the Echo or Echo Dot, to activate voice control. With its Wi-Fi capabilities, you can also control it  [Read More…]

Amazon purchases Mesh WiFi Company Eero

Have a Google WiFi system in your house? Or maybe another mesh network by Lenovo, Netgear, or Cisco? Well, most of that can be attributed to the launch of an independent company named Eero back in February of 2016. Eero is making a new splash in the market today but it’s not technology related. It is being bought by Amazon.

Amazon and Eero announced the acquisition in a press release today. Amazon’s SVP of Devices and Services, Dave Limp, says  [Read More…]

Amazon is buying popular mesh Wi-Fi company Eero

It’s currently unclear how much Amazon’s paying for Eero.

Mesh Wi-Fi networks are essential if you want good wireless coverage in a larger home/apartment, and while the market for these routers is huge, Eero has managed to stick out as one of the best options out there. As of February 11, 2019, it’s confirmed that Amazon is buying the company.

In a press release issued by Amazon, Senior Vice President of Amazon Devices and Services, Dave Limp,  [Read More…]

Build your wireless network with the discounted Google WiFi 3-pack

Blanket your home.

Woot, via Amazon, has the Google WiFi 3-pack mesh networking system for $ 239.99 right now, which is $ 10 off Amazon’s first-party price and a lot lower than other retailers. We haven’t seen a lot of good deals on the Google WiFi system recently so this is a great chance to upgrade your wireless network and save some money as well.

Google WiFi is specifically designed to be easy to use. You won’t  [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…]

Should I buy a Google Wifi router for an apartment?

Best answer: Google Wifi’s features are valuable even if you only have a small apartment. The simplified setup, ease of management, and network monitoring tools are all useful even if you only have a single Google Wifi and not multiple units. Plus, you can add an extra unit at any time to improve coverage and speeds.

Amazon: Google Wifi ($ 99) Amazon: Google Wifi Wall Mount ($ 9) Google Wifi is about more than just the mesh  [Read More…]

Thursday’s top deals: Mesh Wi-Fi systems, Bluetooth headphones, & more

On a daily basis there is no shortage of great deals to be had, but sometimes hunting them down can be a bit time consuming. Don’t let that drag you down, though. We’ve rounded up some of our absolute favorites from today that you simply can’t miss out on.

Look ma, no wires Aukey Fast Wireless Qi Charger

You’ll need to use coupon code 9TYDSJF2 during checkout for the full discount here.

$ 11.89 $ 17 $ 5  [Read More…]