Ever wonder if the extra money you pay for an "enterprise" access point is buying the ability to handle heavier traffic loads than the $100-or-so AP on your local retailer's shelf? We did too until we put six 802.11g APs through some pretty heavy load testing, with some surprising results...
Buffalo Technology's WLA2-G54 AirStation 54Mbps Wireless Compact Repeater Bridge packs a lot of features into a tiny box. Its name is a little misleading, so read our review and learn all that this little wonder will do!
SMC's 'high powered' 802.11g router has a lot to offer and differentiates itself from the pack by including a USB print server. But though the easy things were easy, some of the advanced features may require a little work to figure out.
Most 802.11g routers battle to differentiate themselves by touting high speeds that most users will never achieve in real-life use. ZyXEL's G-2000 802.11g router takes a different approach by including a built-in user authentication feature that can add real value to home and small business users.
GIGABYTE Technology has decided to join the ranks of companies trying to eke out a decent business pursuing the rapidly decreasing margins in consumer Networking products. Their GN-A17GU 11g Access Point turned in decent performance, but left us wondering how GIGABYTE plans to gain market share with me-too, hard-to-find networking products.
It took eight months, and two backpedals on schedule and supported OSes, but SanDisk finally has added PalmOS support to its SD 802.11b card. The good news is that it works. The bad...well, you'd best read our Quick View to find out the whole story.
Up until now, being tapped to perform a wireless LAN survey might make you wonder what you did to get onto your boss' "favorites" list. But no more. Though AirMagnet's Surveyor site survey product can't eliminate all the walking around, it streamlines data gathering and produces reports that even your Mom could understand.
Maybe it's just that the novelty has worn off, but we weren't as impressed with the 11g version of ASUS' miniature Access Point. Read our QuickView review of the WL-330G and find out why.
Discontinued Jan 2004Signal amplifier for 2.4GHz wireless products. Handles two antennas. FCC certified and compatible with the Linksys Wireless Access Point (WAP11) and Wireless Access Point Router (BEFW11S4) only.
Updated PDA manufacturers have been previously caught "optimistically" specing both available memory and the number of screen colors really available in their products. This NeedToKnow shows that they also have some work to do to convey to prospective buyers the wireless speeds that their 802.11b-enabled products can really deliver. We found some surprisingly slow products, but also some that deliver what you'd expect from a device with WiFi inside.