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Get a single Nest Wifi router for $130 ($39 off) and lay the groundwork for mesh networking

Get a single Nest Wifi router for $130 ($39 off) and lay the groundwork for mesh networking

Google's Nest Wifi system is designed to work as a set, but if you'd rather assemble your setup piecemeal, a single router works just fine on its own. Today, you can grab an individual Nest Wifi router from Woot for $130, $39 under the normal going rate.

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Costco members can get a Google Wifi 4-pack for only $230 ($70 off)

Costco members can get a Google Wifi 4-pack for only $230 ($70 off)

The Google Wifi system is nearly four years old at this point, but it turns out that a competent home Wi-Fi system from 2016 is still perfectly good to use in 2020, especially with the updates that Wifi has received. Costco is currently offering a Google Wifi 4-pack for just $229.99, with the only caveat being that you have to be a Costco member.

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Hurry: Nest Wifi bundle with router and two points down to $280 ($69 off), but just for today

Hurry: Nest Wifi bundle with router and two points down to $280 ($69 off), but just for today

Mesh Wi-Fi is a game changer in environments where a single router just isn't cutting it, and there aren't many systems more user-friendly than Nest Wifi. A set with one router and two satellite points will normally run you $349, but today, Woot's got a rare deal on the three-pack: it's $280, down $69.

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Google Wifi and Nest Wifi updates delivering improved performance on slow connections

Google Wifi and Nest Wifi updates delivering improved performance on slow connections

If anyone knows the internet, it's Google. So it makes sense that its Wifi routers are some of the most well regarded products in its hardware lineup. Google expanded Nest Wifi's availability to more countries last month — and with people around the world spending so much time at home these days, it's no wonder. Now users with Nest Wifi and Google Wifi systems are about to get their home internet upgraded, because the company is rolling out an update that will improve performance on slower Internet connections.

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Upgrade your WFH internet with a Nest Wifi 3-pack mesh system for $315 ($34 off)

Upgrade your WFH internet with a Nest Wifi 3-pack mesh system for $315 ($34 off)

We're all deeper into the coronavirus pandemic and that Wi-Fi router of yours just isn't cutting it anymore. You hate to see it, but for a lot of people, it's true. Well, if you've been looking into getting a mesh network and are considering getting a Nest Wifi system, you can save a good bit of money today through Woot's deal of the day.

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Best Buy unleashes colossal list of Black Friday deals, some available right now (Update: All deals live)

Best Buy unleashes colossal list of Black Friday deals, some available right now (Update: All deals live)

Although Amazon has become a massive player when it comes to online Black Friday deals, Best Buy is still known for holding its own in the tech-sphere, hosting major deals on phones, Chromebooks, wearables, and a ton more. If you're in the market for some new gear, you're going to want to check out this colossal list of holiday sales, some of which are happening right now.

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Orbi Voice is an Alexa-equipped smart speaker and mesh WiFi router from Netgear

Orbi Voice is an Alexa-equipped smart speaker and mesh WiFi router from Netgear

It's becoming more and more common for regular consumers to install mesh router systems in their homes, and Netgear's Orbi is a popular option. At CES earlier this year, the company introduced a robust outdoor satellite to its lineup, and another new router has been unveiled at IFA 2018 in Berlin.

Orbi Voice takes what the series already does very well and adds an Amazon Alexa-capable speaker to the mix. To ensure the best sound possible, Netgear partnered with premium audio brand Harman Kardon, which has also announced a range of new products here at IFA.

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Comcast launches a mesh WiFi system with the $119 xFi Pod kit

Comcast launches a mesh WiFi system with the $119 xFi Pod kit

Using a single router is so 2014. Now, everyone is into mesh WiFi systems like Eero and Google Wifi. Not to be outdone, Comcast has its own mesh system that connects to the Xfinity Internet Gateway. The new xFi Pods are now available as a three-pack for $119.

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[Deal Alert] Refurbished set of 3 Luma mesh Wi-Fi router modules for $99.99 ($50 off) today only

[Deal Alert] Refurbished set of 3 Luma mesh Wi-Fi router modules for $99.99 ($50 off) today only

Anyone who's lived in anything larger than a mid-sized apartment knows how annoying it is to deal with Wi-Fi dead zones. It may essentially be the definition of a first world problem to complain about how long YouTube takes to buffer on a multi-hundred-dollar supercomputer that fits in the palm of your hand while you're sitting on the toilet, but we humans do have a tendency to complain. Fortunately, mesh Wi-Fi router systems like Luma, eero, and Google Wifi have become increasingly more commonplace over the past couple of years and are a great way to blanket your entire home with a strong and reliable Wi-Fi signal.

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[Deal Alert] Netgear Orbi mesh router with wall satellite is $194 ($55 off) from Amazon, $199 ($50 off) from Best Buy

[Deal Alert] Netgear Orbi mesh router with wall satellite is $194 ($55 off) from Amazon, $199 ($50 off) from Best Buy

Mesh routers make it easier to cover large areas with great Wi-Fi. Think of each mesh station as a cell phone tower, where your devices automatically switch to whichever one has the best signal. No more upstairs-only networks, or $30 janky repeaters that interfere with other signals. If you've been itching to try one, Netgear's Orbi system is on sale again.

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