USB device servers are a product concept that's a little hard to wrap your head around at first. But once you understand what they can do, you'll probably want to add them to your networking bag of tricks. Micah LaCombe put both Silex's SX-1000U USB device server and Keyspan's USB Server to the test, and one definitely came out on top.
Sometimes running Open Source firewall distros on old PCs isn't the optimum solution due to their noise, heat and size. David Cook takes a look at an embedded PC alternative that could be just the ticket for m0n0wall fans.