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Amazon is acquiring home WiFi startup Eero — here’s what its products do and what the acquisition could mean

Eero makes your home WiFi experience fast, seamless, and reliable by replacing the traditional set of products with a mesh network-powered system.
Eero was among the first companies to offer mesh WiFi "systems" to consumers.

Everything you need to know about Eero, the fan-favorite WiFi router company that Amazon just bought

Eero makes "mesh" WiFi systems that work a lot better than regular routers and extenders, and it has some extra tricks up its sleeves, too.

I tried Eero’s $400 WiFi system before Amazon bought the company, and it’s one of the best ways to get fast WiFi throughout your home

Eero's second-generation of mesh WiFi routers will bring WiFi to even the most stubborn WiFi dead zones.

I no longer have to worry about my Wi-Fi speeds now that I have this blazing-fast $140 router

There are hundreds of high-quality routers on the market, and if you are using a model that was supplied by your internet service provider, you are missing out.

Nintendo’s biggest game of 2018 proves that the gaming giant still hasn’t figured out how to make online games

Online gaming in 2018 comes with qualitative expectations, and Nintendo's still missing the mark.
A shot of the Delta in-flight entertainment system.

Delta’s CEO says the airline will roll out free Wi-Fi and it will actually save the company money

Delta Air Lines is planning to offer free Wi-Fi on all of its flights, but a timetable for this has not been released, according to multiple reports. JetBlue Airways today is the only US carrier that offers free Wi-Fi for its passengers.

Verizon’s ultrafast 5G home internet service will begin rolling out October 1 and offer download speeds 10 times as fast as the US average

Verizon will begin selling Verizon 5G Home internet service Thursday at 8 a.m. ET, with the service rolling out to four cities beginning October 1.
Loon balloons getting blown up.

Google sister company Loon is in talks with Uganda to deliver balloon-based internet service — showing that Africa is a major opportunity for th...

Uganda is in negotiations with the Alphabet-company Loon to provide 4G LTE internet service to the country's rural areas, according to reports from Uganda's news media. The news comes a month after Kenya announced that it entered into an agreement with Loon.
Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins

Cisco is buying a startup that uses WiFi to gather data from people as they move around malls and airports

July Systems, last valued at $45 million, has partnered with Cisco for several years on indoor location services for better customer insight and visitor engagement programs. Now, Cisco is snapping it up.