The Google WiFi app got an update that allows you to customize LAN settings including router IP, subnet, and DHCP address pool. It also allows you to postpone a Family WiFi schedule even after it has started.
Up until recently, the Google Wifi router and mesh network system was only available in 7 countries on the Google Store: Australia, Canada, France, Germany, New Zealand, the UK, and the USA. You can now add Denmark, Finland, the Netherlands, Norway, and Sweden to the list.
Google Home and Google WiFi will launch July 20th in Australia. Google Home will be available for $199 AUD ($157.05 USD) from the Google Store, JB Hi-Fi, Harvey Norman, Officeworks, The Good Guys, Telstra, Optus, and Qantas Store.
Wifi will go for $199 AUD for a single-pack and $499 AUD...
Google Wifi came out last year to join the increasingly competitive mesh router market. It has a competitive price compared to the competition, and we found the performance to be solid. It might be nice if it had a few more features, though, right? That's where the GaleForce project comes in...
Google just started rolling out a new firmware update for Google WiFi and their OnHub devices that bring their versions up to 9460.40.5 and come with the following changes. . .
- IPv6: You can now enable Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) on Google Wifi
- Family Wi-Fi: Warning appears when...
A unique landing page has been discovered on the Google WiFi product page at an appspot.com domain address. When looking at the spec sheet, Google is listing a front camera with "8MP, f/2.4 aperture, 1080p video" listed in the details.
Some people on Google's product forums say the update to version 9202.35.8 has caused their Google WiFi unit to stop working. They describe the LED ring turning completely blue and not allowing devices to connect to it.
ZigBee is an IoT protocol that is available in the current version of Google WiFi as well as their OnHub routers. However, a new version of Google WiFi is passing through the FCC that doesn't include support for ZigBee.
Some Google WiFi owners are having trouble connecting to their wireless network that Google WiFi provides. The company says they're investigating the issue, it is not only affecting Google WiFi, but says it wasn't from a new update (even though they did push out an update recently).
The application that Google uses to monitor and interact with your OnHub/Google WiFi network has a feature that will count the amount of data being transferred across a network. However, there's a bug that makes this app display the wrong number here. Google has acknowledged the issue and says...
Engadget just published a quick review of new WiFi solution provided by Google, and they felt it will be great for most people.
- Simple setup
- Modular design for better coverage
- Family-friendly control features
- Modern design
- No web interface
- Lacks some advanced...