updated 04:40 pm EDT, Mon October 12, 2009
Device provides alternative to wireless G
TRENDnet has released its latest Mini Wireless N Speed USB Adapter, the TEW-649UB, in the US. The adapter connects a users computer to a wireless N network, providing a significantly faster alternative to a wireless G connection. The model TEW-649UB is about 1.3 inches from end-to-end, making it only slightly larger than a US quarter. The device utilizes advanced wireless encryption to protect a users data and Wi-Fi Multimedia Quality of Service, which prioritizes video, audio and gaming traffic data.
Like the TEW-648UB, the device features a Wi-Fi protected setup and WPS technology which enables users to forgo the usual process of entering codes in order to connect to a wireless network. Users can connect to a network by pressing the WPS button on a compatible router and then pressing the WPS button on the adapter. The TEW-649UB Mini Wireless N SpeedUSB Adapter is available from the TRENDnet online store and selected retailers for $30.