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

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

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

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