Google OnHub Stories February 2, 2016

OTA update to Google’s OnHub routers adds guest Wi-Fi network, device renaming

Unlike most routers that remain static after you purchase them, Google’s line of OnHub routers are meant to receive software updates and new features. While it launched without the standard feature of a guest Wi-Fi network, an update rolling out this week to both models remedies that…

Google OnHub Stories August 31, 2015

I suspect most of us had the same reaction when Google announced its OnHub wireless router: it sounds impressive, but could it really be worth $200? The early reviews are in, and the verdict seems to be that … it depends.

On the plus side, everyone agrees that setup is utterly painless (possibly a first for any router), and the performance is impressive. On the downside, techies may be disappointed at the lack of configurability, and the fact that you can get better performance for the money.

But as ArsTechnica notes in the final excerpt, the $64,000 (or $200) question is – what will it turn into in future … ?  expand full story

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