If you want to get more out of your internet connection, buying a mesh Wi-Fi system is a smart way to cover more of your home with a reliable Wi-Fi signal – and today is a great time to jump in. That’s because a three pack of Eero mesh Wi-Fi routers has dropped to $ 170 at Best Buy and Amazon. It usually costs $ 250, and with this $ 80 discount, it’s almost like getting one of the routers for free. In addition, your purchase includes a free Amazon Echo Dot smart speaker. They normally cost about $ 50.
My colleague Dan Seifert reviewed this Eero model and praised it for being easy to install and use. However, it is not the fastest mesh WiFi system and he notes that this is mainly due to the lack of a third 5 GHz band, which offers the more expensive Eero Pro features. Having this band helps prevent internet speeds from slowing down when your devices are connected to nodes further away from your modem – that is, with this model, the speed decreases the further you go from the router connected to your modem via Ethernet. Still, this Eero system maintains a solid connection to devices.
Another good deal is August’s latest Wi-Fi smart lock. It normally sells for $ 250, and Wellbots offers Verge readers 10 percent off, which is the best deal we’ve seen so far for this model. Enter THEVERGELOCK at checkout (especially by clicking the “show order summary” button on the price total while entering your shipping information) to save. Your total cost is $ 224, and it’s a tax-free purchase if you live outside of New York State.
Setting up this lock is easy. It is compatible with most deadbolt locks in the U.S. and installation is simple and quick. Compared to the previous generation, this fourth generation model for sale today is significantly smaller.