Wireless-N routers with the ceiling speed of 450Mbps (as opposed to the existing 300Mbps) were first talked about at CES 2009. Trendnet announced Tuesday that it's set to ship the TEW-691GR, the very first 450Mbps Wireless-N Gigabit router on the market.
The TEW-691GR comes with three antennas; each broadcasts in three spatial streams and produces a ceiling throughput speed of 450Mbps, which is 50 percent faster than exciting dual-stream Wireless-N routers.
The TEW-691GR, however, is just a single-band router, supporting only the 2.4GHz band. It also shares a similar set of networking features as other Trendnet routers, such … Read more
LAS VEGAS--TrendNet was one of the first networking vendors, together with D-Link, to start the green-networking initiative more than a year go. The company invented and implements what it calls GreenNet technology in most of its networking products.
The company announced Friday the latest addition to its green product portfolio, the eight-port Gigabit GreenNet switch, model TEG-S80Dg, which uses significantly less energy compared with traditional products of the same type.
GreenNet is a TrendNet switch-based technology that determines and supplies the appropriate amount of electrical power to each hardwired switching port as required by the connected device, the port, or … Read more
LAS VEGAS--Do you want a cellular mobile router but can't afford the expensive and limited MiFi 2200 solutions from Sprint and Verizon? Do Netgear's new mobile routers not excite you because of their large size? TrendNet has something that may make you happy.
The company announced Thursday at CES its first cellular Wireless-N router that redefines portability for a router of its type, the 150Mbps Mobile Wireless N Router model TEW-655BR3G.
About the size of a pack of Orbitz chewing gum, the TEW-655BR3G has a USB port so that you can connect a compatible USB modem from 3G/… Read more
LAS VEGAS--True dual-band routers are not news anymore; but TrendNet, a networking vendor with many innovative solutions, introduced one at CES 2010 that offers some original features.
The company announced Thursday its brand-new true dual-band router, the TEW-673GRU. According to TrendNet, this new router uses up to 70 percent less energy than other routers with the same features.
The router achieves this by using TrendNet's power saving GreenNet technology that reduces port-based power consumption. It also uses an Energy Star Certified power adapter that reduces energy consumption by 30 percent compared with noncertified adapters.
The TEW-673GRU uses Atheros' XSpan … Read more
Hardly any laptop computers come without built-in wireless nowadays. However, if yours lacks Wi-Fi, or if you want to quickly upgrade to Wireless-N without something sticking out of the USB port, Trendnet has something to offer you.
The networking vendor announced on Tuesday what it calls the "world's smallest Mini Wireless N USB Adapter," the TEW-648UB. This ultracompact adapter is just slightly larger than a quarter in size, measuring merely 1.3 inches in length.
What's the catch? It's a single-stream adapter, meaning it supports speeds up to only 150Mbps (as opposed to 300Mbps of … Read more
Trendnet's cool IP camera monitor and photo frame, the TV-M7, which debuted at CES 2009, just got a little cooler. The company announced Tuesday a firmware update for the 7-inch, wireless unit that adds two new major features to make it even more IP camera-centric.
The first new feature is extended customization for the device's log-in screen. For example, you can now set the monitor to go straight to the IP camera selection page when turned on. Previously, you needed to go through a few menu items to get there.
The second feature is more significant. The TV-M7 … Read more
If you're looking for a wireless security camera that supports the high-speed Wireless-N standard, Trendnet has something for you.
On Tuesday, the company announced its Wireless-N Internet Camera Server with 2-Way Audio, model TV-IP512WN. Essentially, this is a Wireless-N security camera that you can assess and control over the Internet without any additional equipment--thus the "server" moniker.
According to Trendnet, the TV-IP512WN supports throughput speeds up to 300Mbps and provides up to four times the coverage of comparable Wireless-G products. Its two-way radio feature means you can communicate with the person standing in front of the camera … Read more
If your Mac laptop doesn't come with a built-in airport card, or if you want to add Wireless-N to your desktop, you now have more options.
Trendnet, maker of the cheap yet reliable Wireless-N access point, announced Thursday that it will implement Mac support for two of its Wireless-N USB adapters--the Trendnet TEW-624UB (version B1.1R) and the Trendnet TEW-644UB.
Mac support for these adapters comes in the form of a software utility and a driver that allow the devices to work with Mac OS X v10.4 (Tiger) and 10.5 (Leopard). Though the retail packages of these … Read more
Better late than never, Trendnet unveiled at CES 2009 its first true dual-band wireless-N router, the 300Mbps Concurrent Dual-Band Wireless N Gigabit Router, or TEW-673GR. This is the upgrade to the company's TEW-672GR, which was released five months ago and is a non-true dual-band router.
The TEW-673GR is built with an Atheros chipset and Trendnet claims that it delivers unsurpassed wireless speed. Most importantly, the router offers concurrent dual-band wireless-N performance.
If you still don't know what this means, concurrent (or true) dual-band technology allows two wireless networks simultaneously, using both the 2.4GHz and 5GHz radio frequencies. … Read more