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Google partners with ASUS for second OnHub router

ASUS OnHub router coming soon for $219.99, alongside OnHub performance update for TP-LINK and ASUS OnHub owners
By: Sean Ridgeley | Connectivity & Communications News | Posted: Oct 28, 2015 5:31 pm

Google is following up its recently released TP-LINK OnHub router with a second, this time partnering with ASUS to make it happen.



It's said the second iteration will also feature "faster Wi-Fi, easy set-up, and simple management with the Google On app", but this time something called Wave Control as well. Essentially, you wave your hand over the top of the OnHub to boost Wi-Fi speed for a particular device. Judging by the supplied image, that means bringing the device near the OnHub, so this won't really work for desktops.


The original OnHub and this one will both benefit from a software update in the coming week designed to improve performance and be smarter at selecting which antennas direct Wi-Fi to your devices.


The ASUS OnHub will be available for pre-order this week at select retailers for $219.99.




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