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Does your home network feel lethargic, or suffer from those dreaded dead spots that your router just has a tough time reaching? If so, it's time for an upgrade. And if retiring your old router, you may want to consider replacing it with a mesh system, which can open up a whole new world of wireless connectivity. You can score a Eero Mesh WiFi System (3-pack) for a deep discount right now. The nifty 3-pack is marked down from $249.99 to $169.99 at Best Buy. That's a nifty $80 savings over the system's regular price, and to sweeten the pot, Best Buy is tossing in an Amazon Echo Dot speaker at no additional charge. That's an added $49.99 value. Factor that in and you're getting $299.98 worth of... Read more...
Amazon fans looking to add a few smart home and other devices to their stable of products may want to take advantage of some special deals the retail giant has just made live. Amazon has a Spring sale going on the Echo Dot third-generation in multiple colors, the Ring Video Doorbell 2, and the Amazon eero mesh Wi-Fi system. For those on a budget during the coronavirus outbreak, Amazon is offering monthly payments on many products as well. And to help with the boredom coefficient, Fire 7 Kids Edition tablets are on sale now as well. The first product is the Amazon Echo Dot third-generation Smart speaker with Alexa built-in. This device is significantly marked down with a sale price of $29.99,... Read more...
If you have any funds left after stocking up on discounted games from Steam's Lunar New Year sale, you can put them towards some hardware upgrades and watch that savings meter rise. There are two bargains in particular that have caught our eye—one is for the popular Blue Yeti microphone, and the other is an Eero mesh wireless router upgrade. Starting with the former, you can snag a factory reconditioned Blue Yeti microphone for $63.99 on Woot right now. Woot, which is owned by Amazon, describes factory reconditioned products as those that have been "returned, inspected, and restored to fully working condition by the original manufacturer or a certified partner," adding "it's as close to... Read more...
A month ago, Amazon announced its intentions to acquire network hardware firm Eero for an undisclosed sum of money. Eero is famous for its tiny mesh routers that can be easily configured with an iOS or Android app, and their generally good overall performance. Today, Eero co-founder and CEO Nick Limp confirmed that Eero is now officially part of the expansive Amazon family. “Amazon understands the importance of great connectivity for all the devices in our home, and we’re excited to be able to learn from each other as we continue to invent the future of the home,” said Limp. However, one of the first concerns that many in the industry (and current Eero customers) had... Read more...
Eero might not be a household name, but it is one of the companies credited with sparking the rise of mesh router systems. Amazon has clearly seen the potential in the hardware/software that the company has developed and wants a piece of the action. Amazon announced this week that it has acquired Eero for an undisclosed amount. It's easy to see why Amazon would want to Eero under its umbrella. Its mesh routers are easy to use, allowing a tech newbie to setup a network in 5 or 10 minutes with a helpful smartphone app. And Amazon crows that Eero's products have an average 4.6-star product rating from its customers. “We have a shared vision that the smart home experience can get even easier,... Read more...