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Jan 18, 2008 6:43pm
Img_missing_medium jswilson64 4 posts

So, I just saw a post on Make: magazine’s blog about the BugBase not shipping with 802.11.

Does this affect the price?

Jan 18, 2008 7:38pm
Medium Bug Labs team mehrshad 7 posts

Hi there,

The price is not affected – in fact, we’ll be including a free "von Hippel" module with every Hiro P, and we’ll also be making the wifi module available at production cost.

We’ll also be extending the early adopter discount for those who prefer to wait for the wifi-enabled BUGbase.

Hope this answers your question.

Best, -m

Jan 19, 2008 11:11am
Img_missing_medium hzaida 38 posts

jswilson64,

For even more information, Peter (our Founder/CEO) put up this blog post:
http://bugblogger.com/what-about-wifi-84/.

It goes in detail the reasons why.

Thanks for the inquiry and keep ‘em coming.

Heather

Mar 18, 2008 2:37pm
Img_missing_medium myaliasisr... 15 posts

Since it was mentioned that the Early Adopter discount is being extended for 30 days, is that a quiet announcement that the wifi enabled ‘bases are going to be available for order within that timeframe?
Regards

Mar 18, 2008 3:06pm
Img_missing_medium jtoeman 57 posts

Unfortunately no – when we get the wifi into the base we won’t be very quiet about it! :)

Mar 20, 2008 8:01am
Img_missing_medium hackmeister 3 posts

Wifi is definitely a must. It opens up the world of web enabled apps which is huge.

May 7, 2008 11:22am
Img_missing_medium thejbsmith 1 post

Any word on this yet? I’ve been waiting to place my order for months but am still waiting until it has integrated WiFi.

May 8, 2008 10:21am
Medium Bug Labs team jconnolly 285 posts

thejbsmith
Any word on this yet? I've been waiting to place my order for months but am still waiting until it has integrated WiFi.


JB,

We're working on a wifi module that is nearing the pre-manufacturing phase of completion. While it's not integrated wifi, when we have a concrete date for release, you can be sure there will be fireworks and confetti.
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