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Who am I and how did I test this product?

My name is Donald Sawyer and I’ve been a systems administrator for more than 15 years. This review today will be on the Google Wi-Fi system. I have had had this Wi-Fi system for 5 months now.

Is the Google Company a scam?

Google has been in business for over 18 years and their website has been online since 1997. Their brand worth was at 400+ billion in 2016.

What do the positive and negative reviews say?

This product has 400+ positive reviews and about 100+ negative reviews on Amazon. This product has been on the market since 2016.

Pros of the Google Wi-Fi system

Large online following The Google Company has 20 million + followers on Facebook, 10 million + followers on Twitter, 3 million + on Instagram and 4 million + subscribers on YouTube.
Great Support There is a great support system from google that offers 24/7 support via email and phone number.
Great home coverage The three Wi-Fi Points can cover up to 4,500 square feet (418 square meters) in a home.
Sleek design It is a small cylinder with a simple white LED band in its centre.
Easy to set up and install One uses a free iOS and Android app to facilitate the process. The app configures your Wi-Fi network by first scanning the QR code on the Wi-Fi Points connected to your modem or gateway and power. From there, the app tells you to name your network and set a password, then pair the additional Wi-Fi Points and label them in the app for reference and from there you can begin broadcasting
Easy to use app It offers plenty of useful features, like constant monitoring of your network, its Points and the devices connected to it.
Light system It indicates if you have an issue (red), when it’s on standby/setting up (blue) and when it’s connected (white).
Connected devices

 

 

Allows you access to which devices are taking most bandwidth as well as reduce or increase the same.
Family Wi-Fi controls

 

Google Wi-Fi allows you to pause the Wi-Fi on kids’ devices, like during bedtime or dinnertime.

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Cons of the Google Wi-Fi system

Local IP and subnet One can’t choose their own local IP and subnet. If you are using this for business it means that you cannot put in a custom DNS.
No USB port If you need a USB port on your Wi-Fi system then you have to get something externa to facilitate that because this Wi-Fi system does not have USB ports.
System cannot be accessed on a browser You need to have a google account as well as the app that controls this Wi-Fi system in order to control any of its features.

Other publications that recommend the Google Wi-Fi system

This article http://www.techradar.com says that the Google Wi-Fi system is very easy to set up and is available for an affordable price. Another article http://www.theverge.com/ says that the google Wi-Fi is easier to use and maintain compared to most Wi-Fi routers. When Google Wi-Fi was compared to other Wi-Fi systems in this article https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/ it performed better than other systems because it had great performance in terms accessibility, functions and ease of use.

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