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Share your connection via Microsoft Windows 10 Mobile Hotspot

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If you own a Bearifi Outdoor AC, BearExtender Outdoor 2.4 Ghz, or Bearifi PC v4 USB Wi-Fi range extender, you may already know these devices extend the WiFi range only to the computer to which they are installed and connected.  But if you have other devices nearby, like a tablet or TV streaming device, and you want to take advantage of the stronger signal received over your Bearifi/BearExtender product, you can do so in Windows 10 by enabling the Mobile Hotspot feature.On your Windows 10 PC to which the Bearifi/BearExtender device is installed, follow these steps from Microsoft to share...

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Bearifi Accepts Amazon Pay and PayPal Checkout

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At Bearifi, you can always checkout using a regular credit card. But we have some express checkout options available too. With Amazon Pay, you can simply and securely signin to your Amazon account at checkout, and use addresses and payment info stored in your Amazon account. Amazon Pay is a service of Amazon.com, so your private payment details are never shared or passed through to our web site. Amazon Pay is a convenient way to checkout.You can also use PayPal checkout to pay with any PayPal account. Look for these options at the top of the checkout page:

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Bearifi Edge Mesh: a low cost alternative to the Amazon Eero

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With news breaking yesterday that Amazon has acquired Eero, a maker of Wi-Fi mesh home extensions systems, we have received some inquires about our own mesh system, Bearifi Edge Mesh, and how it might stack up to the Amazon Eero. Questions like "will your mesh system be compatible with Amazon Echo, or other Amazon devices like Fire and Kindle"? The good news is Bearifi Edge Mesh is already fully compatible with these devices. The Amazon Echo needs an available Wi-Fi connection to operate at full capacity. But where your smart home really gets a boost is when your entire home...

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Bearifi Edge Mesh speeds past Google, Eero, Linksys, and Netgear!

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The reviews are in, and Bearifi Edge Mesh speeds past the heavyweight brands like the Google Home Mesh Wi-Fi System, the Eero, and even Netgear Orbi and Linksys Velop. These numbers are taken from a test completed by Dong Ngo, of DongKnows.com, a CNET Technology Editor for 18 years. Above we see a speed test completed at long distance for Bearifi Edge Mesh vs. comparable AC1200 mesh extenders from Netgear, Linksys, Eero, and Google. These numbers are taken from page two of the review, from a graph that shows both long range (40+ ft) and short range (<10 ft) speed....

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Disabling SIP protection for Bearifi BearExtender Turbo and legacy Mac USB products

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If you own a Bearifi BearExtender Turbo AC1200 USB adapter, or one of our legacy Mac products, and you are trying to install on Mac OS 10.11 or newer, you may find the install does not work because SIP protection is enabled on your Mac SIP protection defined by Apple as "technology in OS X El Capitan and later that's designed to help prevent potentially malicious software from modifying protected files and folders."It locks down the system extensions folder which makes it so driver applications like ours cannot write to that folder unless you disable SIP protection.For any concern that...

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