Google has announced some changes to its Google Wifi and Nest Wifi Wi-Fi solutions.
First, all Google Wifi and Nest Wifi systems will soon be able to receive notifications when new devices join networks.
“With new device notifications, you get an alert in the Google Home app when a new device joins your network,” explained Pushkar Sharma, Product Manager, Google Nest.
“And we reduce network delays and improve network performance to help you avoid congestion when multiple devices are online. We also continue to improve your connection even if your ISP̵
These changes are due to so many people working or studying from home during COVID-19 locking earlier this spring, so Google wanted to improve the performance of its wireless Wi-Fi systems.
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Google also announced that Google Wifi has dropped in price in the US, down to $ 199 USD (about $ 265 CAD) for a 3-pack or $ 99 USD for a 1-pack.
Google Wifi is not listed in the Google Online Store in Canada. However, Staples sells a 3-pack for $ 369.97, a saving of $ 70 off. It’s unclear if these reduced prices will come here, but we will update this post, after hearing from Google.