Google’s flashy OnHub router is getting a very basic router feature: the ability to add a guest network.
The feature comes via an update for your Android or iOS OnHub app, which also allows you to update your router firmware.
F**k it, we'll do it live!
Our biggest ever edition of TNW Conference is fast approaching! Join 10,000 tech leaders this May in Amsterdam.
Once you’ve updated everything, you can then set up a partitioned guest network with its own password. All pretty standard.
Where OnHub shines is in its ability to approve devices for the guest network. If a guest wants to play a movie via your Android TV set-top box or Chromecast, they can!
If you’re interested, you can also rename connected devices with the update to OnHub.