For SOHO users with laptops, the ability to move around the house and being able to print things is a great boone. Bluetake eliminates the USB cable from the computer to the printer with their USB Printer Adapter kit. For those happy with their current printers but envy the newer models that feature wireless printing may also want to see if Bluetake's offerings fit their needs.
The ever diversifying Gigabyte produces a 802.11G Wireless Router and we take a look at how it stacks up against the likes of Microsoft and Linksys. Does the compact and sleek B49G keep up with its more established rivals? Are all wireless routers created equal? Only way to find out is to check out the review.
Looking for a Wireless G router outside the mainstream brands that are stocked at the local computer superstore? Compex has an interesting product that does more than just routing- it can act like as a wireless USB print server and it has the ability to act as a wireless webcam server. Compex makes some different decisions regarding firmware upgrades that may be a sign of things to come from other manufacturers also. Come find out what all the hoopla is about.
Setting up a network in your home or office, and cluttering up the place with running wires and drilling holes everywhere? Youve probably thought about using a wireless solution, as they are becoming more and more popular these days. Now that the technology has been around for a while, prices are dropping making it more affordable to invest in a wireless solution.
In the world of networking, Compex is a relative unknown. In spite of having been around since 1987, this company has yet to find the spotlight that other sideline players have captured. And its not because of a lack of products indeed, Compex has a line-up as complete as most of the other mainstream players. Today, were taking a look at their WavePort Series of 11Mbps wireless LAN products.
Wireless is the wave of the future. Or so we have been told. In the every day working world its not obvious, but technology is ever moving towards the day when wireless communication and networking become easier to integrate into the work and home environment. Right now the products to wirelessly network your office or home are already on the market.
DSL/Cable routers have become big business. I know of several networking companies who owe a large chunk of their revenue growth to these routers, and thats why were seeing a lot more companies coming out with routers that even compete favorably against the Linksys router, which was the lowest priced of all routers for a time. The SOHOware BroadGuard NBG800 Secure Router is one such new entry.
Last time we looked at internet routers with integrated hubs/switches, we did a comprehensive roundup of 5 different routers from some of the better known companies in the business. Unfortunately, because the companies could not send in their products in time, we missed out on Netgears 314 router, and SMCs Barricade, the latter of which we cover.
Now that high speed or broadband internet is being made available in more and more areas, people are beginning to jump onto the next wave of internet access with super high speed throughputs and ultra low latency and ping times. Because most households that have computers tend to have more than one computer, home networking has also jumped up significantly in the last two years. These two explosions go hand in hand today, since high speed internet is perfect for sharing with multiple computers in the household or small office.
As more and more consumers setup their own home or office network, they need to read up a little bit on which NIC cards are best suited to their needs. Our Roundup of 8 cards allows you to do this in one swoop. The roundup includes: the Asante FriendlyNET 595, CNET Pro200, CNET Pro 200WL,Linksys NC100, Linksys LNE 100 TX, Dlink DFE-530TX, Netgear FA 310TX, and the Adaptec ANA 62011TX.