Google And ASUS Team Up On A Router With A Nifty Twist

Google needs you to have the ability to eat extra, and quicker, which is why they constructed the OnHub router that they introduced in August.

We have been a bit stunned by the transfer, however not shocked, with Google saying it needed to “offer you Wi-Fi that’s quick, safe, and straightforward to make use of.”

At this time, Google and ASUS introduced that they’re working collectively on a version of OnHub which can run you $ 219.99, $ 20 greater than Google’s unique OnHub (TP-LINK).

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Why the additional bucks for the ASUS construct? Properly, it does have a nifty new feature referred to as “Wave Management” which helps you to velocity up your Wi-Fi for a selected device by waving your hand excessive of it. Seems like voodoo magic to me, however Google appears to assume it really works, so we’ll go together with that.

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Along with the new OnHub device, the corporate introduced that they’ll be delivery the primary software replace for the units which can assist it intelligently determine which antennas to make use of to beam web your means…based mostly on the way you’re holding them, which room they’re in, and so forth. Schmart.

Each units can be found on Google Play, however the ASUS is simply up for pre-order in the intervening time with a promised launch date of early November. They each appear to be trashcans to me and I’ve but to play with one. We’ll let you recognize once we do, although.

Source : TechCrunch