Google OnHub, router of the future

WiFi has never been more important than it is right now, but the technology has remained the same since the 90s. Sure, we’ve seen a few speed increases, but the actual experience of setting up, connecting to and maintaining a wireless network is still a big pain in the neck. When things go wrong, you have to crawl through a byzantine dungeon of web pages to tweak settings and peer mindlessly at the Blinkenlights to see if things have improved. Shouldn’t things be better? Enter Google, who are releasing a new OnHub router that promises to make WiFi as simple as it should be.

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