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Google WiFi Router
« on: Sep 24, 2016, 08:38 PM »
I'm hoping this rumor turns out to be true. If so, I'll be down for buying a couple for my home:

Android Police: Exclusive: Google will introduce Google WiFi... on October 4th

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Re: Google WiFi Router
« Reply #1 on: Sep 25, 2016, 07:49 AM »
This sounds interesting, but if you already have wifi house-wide, what's the advantage?
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Re: Google WiFi Router
« Reply #2 on: Sep 25, 2016, 08:56 AM »
My router barely reaches my bedroom, so the coverage there is weak. As I understood the article, the Google WiFi routers (2 or more) will combine to make a single wireless network while extending the coverage. I guess I'll have to wait a few more days to get more details.

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Re: Google WiFi Router
« Reply #3 on: Dec 06, 2016, 03:49 PM »
I was considering installing a Ubiquiti UniFi access point to beef up my wireless network, but this article may lead me to give Google WiFi a try.


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Re: Google WiFi Router
« Reply #4 on: Dec 06, 2016, 07:48 PM »
It was just released today, JA, and only a handful of reviewers got it any sooner. It'll be a month or two before there are sufficient reviews of any significance.

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Re: Google WiFi Router
« Reply #5 on: Dec 07, 2016, 12:38 AM »
$129 each, or 3-pack for $299.

https://store.google.com/product/google_wifi

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Re: Google WiFi Router
« Reply #6 on: Dec 07, 2016, 03:42 PM »
I'm not sure how that's a problem. You'd have to spread them around to even out the signal. That's the idea.