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The Huawei Q2 has a plan for all your Wi-Fi dead spots

Whole home networking system has an electric ace in the hole

That bargain basement router you got with your broadband package? It’s pretty much useless – stick a wall or two between it and you, and your Wi-Fi reception basically goes kaput. Mesh Networks are where it’s at, with multiple base units broadcasting strong signals around your whole house. Even those can slow down if you get too far away from the main hub, though – something Huawei’s Q2 system has found the answer for. As well as a mesh connecting each Wi-Fi satellite together, they also use using Powerline tech, piggybacking on the electrical cables in your walls and guaranteeing the fastest speeds. The Q2 will be going on sale as a triple-pack, which is good for an entire two-storey family house. Expect to pay around US$350.

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A tech addict from about the age of three (seriously, he's got the VHS tapes to prove it), Tom's been writing about gadgets, games and everything in between for the past decade, with a slight diversion into the world of automotive in between. As Deputy Editor, Tom keeps the website ticking along, jam-packed with the hottest gadget news and reviews.  When he's not on the road attending launch events, you can usually find him scouring the web for the latest news, to feed Stuff readers' insatiable appetite for tech.

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