WiFi

Roku TV Wireless Speakers could spell trouble for budget sound bars, Wi-Fi speakers     – CNET
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Roku’s $200 wireless speakers promise simple connection to your Roku TV and offer serious competition to sound bars at the price.

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WPA3 Arrives to Shore Up WiFi Security
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Network devices with better security will be hitting the market this year, thanks to Wi-Fi Certified WPA3, which the Wi-Fi Alliance launched Tuesday. The announcement paves the way for the proliferation of devices that support the new, more secure protocol for WiFi communication, which is designed to replace the 14-year-old WPA2. The new protocol adds […]

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This mesh WiFi router can track motion to protect your family
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Back at CEATEC in October, I came across Origin Wireless and its clever algorithm that can turn any WiFi mesh network into a simple home security plus well-being monitoring system, and that's without using cameras nor wearables — just plug and…

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Comcast is now selling mesh WiFi 'pods' to its internet customers
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It's been about a year since Comcast started revamping its Xfinity home internet services under the xFi brand. As part of the changes the company has been making, it started testing a simple way to build an in-home mesh network. After partnering with…

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AT&T's Dash-like smart button doesn't need WiFi
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AT&T has launched a new product called LTE-M button, which allows users to place an order online in one click. Yes, it sounds just like Amazon Dash — in fact, it's powered by Amazon Web Services — but since it's connected to AT&T's LTE-M ne…

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Zyxel Multy X Mesh Wi-Fi System (MSQ50) review     – CNET
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Zyxel’s Multy X is great for people new to mesh Wi-Fi and provides reliable coverage in a large home.

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Kasa Smart Wi-Fi Plug with Energy Monitoring review     – CNET
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Monitor your device’s energy consumption with this $30 smart plug that works with Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa.

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TP-Link Kasa Smart Wi-Fi Plug Mini review     – CNET
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TP-Link’s $30 Kasa Wi-Fi Smart Plug Mini adds scheduling, voice commands and remote access to everyday devices.

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Phicomm Smart Home Wi-Fi router (K3) review     – CNET
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The Phicomm K3 smart home router has fast, consistent speed on 2.4GHz, but the user experience is lacking and it doesn’t offer extra security for smart devices, like you’d expect.

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