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What can Wi-Fi with the LEGO MINDSTORMS Education EV3 Brick be used for?
The Wi-Fi feature can be used for communication from the EV3 Brick to the programming environment. A Wi-Fi dongle must be connected to the USB host of the EV3 Brick. You can use the NETGEAR N150 Wireless USB Adapter (WNA1100), these are available to purchase from major electrical retailers. 
Why use a USB cable to connect the LEGO MINDSTORMS Education EV3 Brick to the computer when there is Wi-Fi communication?
The USB connection is faster, and some classrooms are not equipped with Wi-Fi. The battery will last longer if the Wi-Fi is turned off. 
Can LEGO MINDSTORMS Education EV3 Bricks be daisy-chained through Wi-Fi?
No. A daisy chain uses the USB cable to connect EV3 Bricks. 
Is a router needed?
Yes. If you want to use Wi-Fi, a router is needed. 
Is Wi-Fi better than Bluetooth?
Wi-Fi and Bluetooth serve different purposes. Bluetooth is for close-range communication between two devices. Wi-Fi is for network communication on a wider range and will consume more battery power than Bluetooth. 
Can you use NXT parts with the LEGO MINDSTORMS Education EV3?
The LEGO MINDSTORMS Education EV3 Brick uses the same LEGO Technic elements and RJ12 connector cables as the LEGO MINDSTORMS Education NXT Brick, so all your existing sensors, motors and building elements will work with the new platform. Please notice that the NXT rechargeable battery cannot be used together with the LEGO MINDSTORMS Education EV3 Brick. 
Can I connect my NXT Brick to the LEGO MINDSTORMS Education EV3 Brick?
No. It is not possible to daisy-chain with the NXT Brick. 
Can I reuse the rechargeable battery and charger?
No. You cannot reuse your battery, as the build interface has changed, but you can reuse your DC charger (8887). 
Can I program the NXT Brick using LEGO MINDSTORMS Education EV3 Software?
You can program your NXT Brick using the new LEGO MINDSTORMS Education EV3 Software. However, not all of the EV3 Software features are supported by the NXT Brick. 
Can I program the LEGO MINDSTORMS Education EV3 Brick using NXT Software?
No. It is not possible to program your LEGO MINDSTORMS Education EV3 Brick with the NXT Software. 


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