Google Wifi

Revamped Google WiFi is Now Available in Canada [u]

Update: These are relaunched units that first hit the U.S. last fall, and now available in Canada as a cheaper alternative to Nest Wifi wireless routers. These are priced at $139.99 CAD for 1 or $279.99 for 3. Back when the first Google Wifi units launched, they were priced at $179 CAD for 1 and...

Google Wifi iOS and Android App to Get Axed in July, Confirms Company

According to CNET, the 'Google Wifi' app for mobile devices that operated as a control centre for the Google Wifi mesh router will reach the end of its life in July. Google has announced that the app's functionality and network controls will be shifted to the 'Google Home' app, which already serves as the control hub...

Google Reportedly Developing Next-Gen Google Nest WiFi Router System

Google will reportedly be launching a refreshed Wi-Fi router under its Nest brand. According to a new report from 9to5Google, Google's next-generation next wireless router has been spotted at the FCC this week hinting that the company may be imminently launching a new version of its mesh wifi network system. The two devices seem to be...

Google WiFi Hits Canada, Priced from $179

Google WiFi, the mesh router that Google unveiled in October, is now available in Canada. The router sells either individually for $179, or in a 3-pack for $439, which is pretty close to U.S. pricing given current exchange rates. The mesh networking approach means that it can seamlessly extend by pairing with other units to […]

Google Home Assistant Speaker Unveiled and Google WiFi Modular Router

At the Google media event today, the search giant has unveiled the Amazon Echo-like hardware called Google Home. This hands-free speaker, powered by the Google Assistant, works like a control centre and—as shown in the ad—as the virtual assistant for the whole family. Google Home can be used for music playback, to ask information, and...