Eero 6 mesh WiFi routers are cheaper than ever for Prime members


Amazon is gearing up for Prime Day 2021 — which takes place on Monday, June 21 and Tuesday, June 22 — by releasing some teaser deals for Prime members. The big deal today is the Eero 6 mesh Wi-Fi 6 router. It’s normally $129, but you can get one for $83. This is a good starting point if you have plans to build a multi-room mesh WiFi system to provide reliable internet access to every corner of your home.

This router has two Ethernet ports, one for a modem and another for any other device you want wired for the fastest speeds. The Eero 6 claims to cover 1500 square feet of Wi-Fi signal, and you can easily add another one to your network to expand the coverage.

Eero 6 Mesh WiFi Router (Single Unit)

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The latest Eero 6 Wi-Fi router is just $83 for Prime members. It normally costs $129, and is a good place to start if you want to start (or expand) a mesh Wi-Fi network in your home.

If you want to dive more fully into the Eero ecosystem, Prime members can also purchase a three-pack of Eero’s latest networking gear for the best price ever. Buy a router plus two extenders for $181 (originally $279). Note that the extenders (usually $89 each) don’t have Ethernet ports, but it’s still a good deal if you want Wi-Fi all over the house.

Eero 6 mesh router + two Eero 6 extenders

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The Eero 6 mesh router system covers up to 5,000 square feet and is good for internet speeds of up to 500 Mbps. It also supports Zigbee for connecting smart home devices.

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Facebook’s latest Portal smart display costs $100 at Amazon and Best Buy, well below its original price of $179. Previously, the best ever price was $130. We’ve recommended these types of screens several times during the pandemic, but they’re also handy to have for more normal times. With this model you can video chat with friends and family on Facebook or WhatsApp or with work or fun meetings via Zoom. This model can be found in the frame by automatically panning and zooming as you walk around the room. It also features Alexa integration for smart home control or just to ask Alexa a question.

Facebook portal

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Facebook’s 2019 Portal has a sleeker design than its predecessor. It is a 10-inch smart-touch screen with a resolution of 1280 x 800. You can make video calls via Facebook Messenger and WhatsApp.

If you want a device that can do all of the above, but would rather have it hooked up to your big, beautiful TV, Facebook’s Portal TV is a better fit for you. You connect this to the HDMI port of your TV. This one is also $100, down from its original price of $150.

Facebook Portal TV

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The Portal TV connects to your TV, allowing you to make video calls with friends and family over Facebook.

Logitech’s Folio Touch keyboard case for the 11-inch iPad Pro is back to $130 at Amazon and Best Buy. If the idea of ​​spending $299 on Apple’s Magic Keyboard doesn’t sit well with you, this is a good alternative. It features backlit keys and a trackpad, and when you’re not typing, it folds down to modes that are ideal for sketching or watching movies.

Logitech Folio Touch Keyboard Case

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With iPadOS integration, space for the Apple Pencil, and a dedicated trackpad, the Logitech Folio Touch is a solid choice for second-generation iPad Pro users looking for an alternative to Apple’s expensive keyboard cases.

This 750W modular power supply from EVGA with 80 Plus Gold energy efficiency rating is $80 at Amazon. The price usually hovers between $100 and $140, so it’s a good time to buy if you’re looking for an upgrade. This wattage provides the power needed for the most demanding graphics cards on the market, such as the new Nvidia RTX 3080 Ti. It’s also completely modular, so you can get rid of some cables you might not need, such as SATA if you opt for M.2 drives instead.

EVGA 750 GA Supernova

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If you’re building or upgrading your PC with one of the latest graphics cards from Nvidia or AMD, you’ll want a 750W power supply like the one from EVGA. This model is modular and is rated 80 Plus Gold in terms of energy efficiency.