Beam Your Laptop to Your TV With Veebeam

Veebeam does not do anything new. There are a variety of ways to get content from your computer to your TV. But the Veebeam does it easily. Web? Games? Movies? Hulu? With a Wireless USB dongle and receiver, you're set. » 9/15/10 11:40am 9/15/10 11:40am

Warpia Easy Dock Spearheads the Wireless USB Revolution

Wires. Lame, right? Always getting tangled up, keeping you tethered to your desk. But! We've hit the age of wireless USB. Now Macbook and PC alike can connect cordlessly to any desktop setting through products like the Warpia Easy Dock. » 3/09/10 6:40pm 3/09/10 6:40pm

Superbooster Extender Makes Any USB Accessory Wireless, Expensively

Are your USB peripherals too embarrassing to hang directly from your laptop? Your secret USB spy cameras too creepily hidden to run a wire too? The TruLink Superbooster Extender adds wireless connectivity to anything with a USB plug. » 10/12/09 10:57am 10/12/09 10:57am

Intel Done With Ultra Wideband Development, Leaving it for Dead

Intel halted development of Ultra Wideband technologies, leaving the future of the standard highly in question. According to Electronista » 11/05/08 7:40pm 11/05/08 7:40pm, Intel decided to pull the plug on the 5-year-old project last month but only just announced it now. This comes after one of the biggest UWB chip manufacturers, Wiquest, stopped…

D-Link DIR-825 Dual-Band N Router Gets USB over Wi-Fi (and So Can You)

D-Link announced a new router yesterday which sounds a lot like other flagship home routers that have already hit market: The $200 DIR-825 is dual-band 2.4GHz and 5GHz N plus Gigabit ethernet. These are all great features, but the surprising one is that the USB port in the back uses a new protocol that lets networked… » 10/02/08 6:15pm 10/02/08 6:15pm

NEC Wireless USB Prototype Just As Fast As USB 2.0

Wireless USB has finally begun to match regular USB 2.0 speeds, making our inevitable launch into a life untethered by the confines of copper and rubber cabling all the more forthcoming. At the Fall 2008 Intel Developer Forum, NEC unveiled a WUSB prototype that transfers at speeds of 200Mbits per second. The company… » 8/23/08 2:00pm 8/23/08 2:00pm

Kensington's Wireless USB Docking Station Is the World's First,…

Kensington's just released the world's first Wireless USB universal docking station, conveniently named the Wireless USB Docking Station. The thing suppports five USB devices as well as a DVI monitor, which can then be "attached" wirelessly to your notebook whenever it comes into range. Speaker ports round out the… » 8/18/08 2:40pm 8/18/08 2:40pm

ASUSTeK and RealTek Collaborate on Wireless USB Monitors

Wireless monitors are in their infancy now, but ASUS and Realtek are teaming up to make a new product series based on Wireless USB. The monitor has an integrated Wireless USB module from Realtek—a technology that's also just barely making it mainstream—and will be able to pair with a Wireless USB Host Wire Adapter or… » 6/06/08 6:00pm 6/06/08 6:00pm

IOGear Wireless USB Hub Reviewed (Verdict: Pointless Use Of Good…

Unquestionably, Wireless USB is a technology with great potential. With the introduction of IOGear's Wireless USB Hub, they claim it connects to your PC easily, clears up wire clutter and makes speedy file transfers. But after playing with IOGear's Wireless USB Hub, we can't say this device lives up to that potential.… » 10/24/07 2:27pm 10/24/07 2:27pm

D-Link DUB-9240 Wireless USB Hub and Adapter in the Flesh

Remember that D-Link Wireless USB Hub that can reach a screaming 480Mbps at 10 paces? We caught a glimpse of it at ShowStoppers tonight; nice, sleek and white. (Not that there's much coming out in glossy white these days.) It wasn't yet operational, but once is, sometime towards the end of October, we'll give it a… » 9/26/07 8:12pm 9/26/07 8:12pm

Wireless USB 1.1 Already in the Works

Despite wireless USB just getting off the ground, Intel is supposedly working on a wireless USB 1.1 standard that will increase data transfer rates to 1Gbps. The standard would move Wireless USB's operating frequency to the 6GHz range, up from the 3-4GHz current wireless USB is operating in. There are detractors, such… » 9/19/07 9:00pm 9/19/07 9:00pm

DLink's DUB-9240 Wireless USB Hub and Adapter

D-Link's DUB-9240 Wireless USB hub was announced today. For non-wireless USB equipped PCs (everything but the Lenovo T61 and Dell Inspiron 1720), the kit includes an adapter, called the DUB-1210. It operates with the four port hub (DUB-2240), which your devices connect to by cable, at the 3.4GHz to 4.5GHz range to… » 7/23/07 9:53pm 7/23/07 9:53pm

Certified Wireless USB Takes Flight In Inspiron, ThinkPad Laptops

Kiss your favorite cords goodbye, because Certified Wireless USB is throwing them out with the trash. Industry giants including Dell and IBM have come on board as early adopters of the new USB standard, which combines the data transfer rates of USB with the ease-of-use and cable-free nature of Bluetooth and WiFi. Dell… » 7/23/07 9:49pm 7/23/07 9:49pm

Belkin Wireless USB Adapters Forthcoming, Wireless Future Ahead

Here's the world's first pair of wireless USB adapters, the model F5U035 from Belkin that can either communicate with each other for PC-to-PC transfers, or each can act as a link to a wireless USB hub. Or, anywhere you might have a USB cable, these two devices could communicate with each other and eliminate all that… » 7/18/07 12:25pm 7/18/07 12:25pm

What Do You Guys (and Gals) Want to Read About?

NOTICE: By not reading this article, your sexual organs will fall to the floor—where they will get that nasty layer of dirt that something can only get by falling to the floor. Yeah, you know what I'm talking about. » 3/19/07 1:00pm 3/19/07 1:00pm

Wireless USB For Cameras Will Transfer 1GB in 30 Seconds

No one ever did master the art of sending photos from your camera to your PC wirelessly, but now a semiconductor company by the name of Artimi is hoping to give the concept another shot. They're working on a wireless USB technology that, with the aid of a USB dongle, would let you transfer up to 1GB of photos from… » 2/01/07 7:44pm 2/01/07 7:44pm

Seagate Rolls Out Wireless USB Drive


Seagate will launch a wireless USB portable hard drive at the Intel Developer Forum in San Francisco this week. The company revealed a prototype of a 1.8-inch wireless USB drive at CES in January, and surprises us with this 2.5-inch portable wireless USB hard drive that it will be showing in the next day or two. No… » 3/08/06 9:13am 3/08/06 9:13am

Belkin CableFree USB Hub Delayed Until July

A standout at CES was Belkin s CableFree USB Hub, which the company said would be available in April, but now says that release has been pushed back to early July. Belkin attributes the late release to general manufacturing delays. Enabled by Freescale s ultra wideband (UWB) technology, it was to be the first shipping… » 3/02/06 12:33pm 3/02/06 12:33pm

Cut the Cord: USB Runs Free with Freescale


Belkin is jumping on the wireless USB bandwagon with this four-port hub. That's right, it's packing wireless USB, letting you roam free with any USB device. Using Motorola spinoff Freescale s Ultra-Wideband (UWB) technology, this hot connection gives you data rates that are a hundred times faster than Bluetooth. So… » 1/20/06 2:29pm 1/20/06 2:29pm

StitchLink Wireless Sewing Machines

In the hard-core world of professional seamstressing ('stressing), the first to the sewing machine ("s'mecka" is the street term, I hear) with the pattern is the first out the door with a hot new mumu. I've seen elbows thrown, jaws broken, and feet stamped on in some of these matches, with some of the best 'stressers… » 8/05/05 11:08am 8/05/05 11:08am