The latest Wi-fi mesh router comes from…first Alert?
Showgoers were doing double takes when they saw the smoke-alarm manufacturer exhibiting routers—and smart speakers—at its booth at CES.
First Alert invented residential smoke detectors decades ago, so imagine my surprise when I walked into First Alert’s booth at CES and saw a router bearing the company’s name. And it’s not just any router: The Onelink Connect is a tri-band 802.11ac model that comes with two mesh access points in addition to the one inside the router.
What’s more, the system boasts a dedicated wireless backhaul channel, a