Tag Archive: WiFi


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…]

How to make your Chromecast work properly on hotel Wi-Fi

Hotels don’t always make it easy to use your Chromecast. They use complicated network access management tools to govern guest connections, and they’ll often limit rooms to one device per connection for technical and economic reasons. These things are especially problematic for a Chromecast because it can’t handle the typical hotel Wi-Fi setup. But don’t fret because a simple travel router can make your Chromecast work just the way Google intended no matter what hotel you’re at.

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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…]