Monday , June 25 2018

Ahead of the Google WiFi launch in December, Google has put out setup videos

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While we don’t have a timeline for Google WiFi in Australia just yet, our friends in America are about to get their hands on theirs, and to lead the launch, Google has snuck out a video on setting up the new Google WiFi router.

From the video, the setup looks fairly straight forward: plug in the USB-C power and the ethernet cable, wait for it to do its thing, and then use the Google WiFi app to set it up. To streamline setup, you can scan the QR code on the bottom of the router with the accompanying app to get things cracking.

From what we understand, Google WiFi should go on sale in the US sometime this month with delivery in early December. If you’re keen, you can probably use the usual freight forwarders to get a Google WiFi to Australia before they’re released here officially.

Pricing is $129 USD ea (or about $168 AUD) or $299 USD ($389 AUD) for a pack of three.

Let us know if you’ll be getting one.

Via: Android Policehttp://www.androidpolice.com/2016/11/14/google-posts-wi-fi-setup-video-ahead-shipping-december/.

Chris Rowland   Editor and Publisher

Chris has been at the forefront of smartphone reporting in Australia since smartphones were a thing, and has used mobile phones since they came with giant lead-acid batteries that were "transportable" and were carried in a shoulder bag. He saw the transition from AMPS to GSM, loved the Motorola StarTac, and got into Palm technologies in a big way. The arrival some years later of the original iPhone, and then the early Androids, awoke a new interest in mobile technology, and Chris has been writing about it since.

Today, Chris publishes one of Australia's most popular technology websites, Ausdroid. His interests include mobile (of course), as well as connected technology and how it can make all our lives easier.

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Is it any good?

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Do the secondary devices simply act as a repeater or can they also plug into ethernet?

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