The dual-bay Synology DS-211+ is marketed as a business-class NAS suitable for medium and small businesses looking to centralize storage and backups. It provides several functions, from network multimedia via UPnP and DAAP, to Windows Active Directory serving and joining, to multi-OS network file system support, to enterprise level storage with iSCSI. Add a web server, mail server, and and print server, and the Synology DS-211+ could be a small office’s one-stop-shop for a network hub.
TRENDnet’s TEW-687GA 450Mbps Wireless N Gaming Adapter is a sleek and versatile piece of network equipment. While it is primarily marketed toward gamers who want wireless N performance on their PC or consoles, the TEW-687GA can also double as a bridge for your network, provide N connectivity to media players, or any other device with an Ethernet port. This ‘gaming adapter’ successfully interfaces with all of these devices while providing great performance compared to the competition.
The TRENDnet TEW-691GR 450Mbps Wireless N Gigabit Router is a sleek looking router with a long name and potentially big performance. We’ll examine the specs, packaging, features, interface and of course performance, to determine if the TEW-691GR can survive in your personal network.
As the price of home networking equipment falls, manufacturers are looking to include features which separate their product from the rest of the pack. Many routers include at least one USB port these days because of this. This USB port is generally used for either a printer or some kind of storage device, such as an external hard drive or flash drive. The ASUS RT-N13U is one such device. It unifies 802.11n wireless with a 10/100 switch and a lone USB port, which ASUS thinks your all-in-one printer would love. ThinkComputers reviews the ASUS RT-N13U wireless router.
Gamers like three things in their devices: functionality, speed, and bling. The D-Link DGL-4500 Xtreme N Gaming Router has all three. This excellently assembled and configured wireless networking unit offers the configurability a power user would expect from a high end router, the speed of gigabit Ethernet on the LAN and 802.11N on the WLAN, and the bling of a statistics-heavy LCD on the top of the unit. ThinkComputers has the review…
Linksys’s WRT54G is a staple in the wireless router market. The WRT150N is the 802.11n successor to that well-known 802.11g router. In fact, the WRT150N is virtually the same as later revisions of the WRT54G, except with the addition of draft 802.11n compatibility, boosting wireless speeds up to 108 Mbps. Let’s see what this Wireless N Router can do as we check it out in this review.