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w00t! Google OnHub Router actually Runs on Chrome OS; Here's How to Root it

w00t! Google OnHub Router actually Runs on Chrome OS; Here's How to Root it

October 12, 2015Khyati Jain
Are you intrigued with the idea of disassembling things and making them work your ways? Then you’ll find this coverage to be one of its kind! Google OnHub Router runs ChromiumOS ( Chrome OS ), the same Linux-based operating system that powers Google Chromebook laptops and desktops. Yeah, It's True. A Group of researchers has revealed that Google OnHub Router is actually a modified Chromebook in Cylindrical form and without screen. OnHub is a modern dual-band wireless router, designed by Google and TP-Link, operates networks on both the 2.4GHz & 5GHz frequency bands simultaneously and offers the speed of up to 1900 Mbps. Unlike traditional Broadband Routers, Google OnHub is designed to support " The Internet of Things " as well as other Smart devices, including Smartphones, Connected TVs and Computers. A Team of Modders at Exploitee.rs , also famous as GTVHacker , have successfully managed to root Google OnHub device, in the same way, they
Meet World's Fastest Wi-Fi Router (Looks Like an Alien)

Meet World's Fastest Wi-Fi Router (Looks Like an Alien)

September 04, 2015Swati Khandelwal
In above picture, Have you noticed those numerous crazy spikes? The Device looks like an Alien artifact, which is actually the World's fastest wireless Wi-Fi router for the Game of Thrones generation. Unveiled at IFA 2015, Asus has launched its uniquely designed RT-AC5300 Wi-Fi router , which they said would offer the fastest connection speed ever. Asus RT-AC5300 Wi-Fi router has Eight external dual-band antennas that promise to deliver ultra-wide area coverage, reaching up to 500 square meters with absolute signal stability. The router is compatible with all those geeks who work in networking arena or love to Play Online Games and want stream 4K resolution videos. Specifications Of Asus RT-AC5300 Wi-Fi router The New Tri-Band Router: Delivers up to 1,000Mbps from the 2.4GHz band, and 2,167Mbps from each of the 5GHz bands (total 5334Mbit/s) Supports USB ports 2.0 and 3.0 versions. Equipped with Broadcom’s NitroQAM/TurboQAM technologies to allow u
Google Unveils Smart, New OnHub Wi-Fi Router

Google Unveils Smart, New OnHub Wi-Fi Router

August 19, 2015Khyati Jain
Don't stare at the screen for too long for the buffering to end, Google has a solution ! It seems like Google is buckling up to carve out a niche in the market of wireless smart network devices. Just few days after Google made itself a subsidiary and a separate venture under Alphabet Inc , it announced the news of Android Marshmallow and now ithe company has announced to offer a new way to Wi-Fi and seemingly a newer and different outlook of routers. " OnHub a new way to Wi-Fi" as Google says is a speedy, secure, easy to use and a reliable Wi-Fi with a stylish look is all in a package the company can offer. Key Highlights of OnHub OnHub looks different from other routers in many unique ways, which are as follows: OnHub is cylindrical in shape It has Congestion Sensing Antennas It provides support for connecting up to 128 Devices at a time It Speaks your Language OnHub contains High-Performance Antennas hidden inside the Router Shell It has
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