I’ve done a fair amount of traveling for business, occasionally with a colleague or two. When you’re on-location covering an event with a colleague, there comes a point when you may need to share information. Specifically things like pictures and video. So what’s the best way to do this? Well, you can transfer them to a flash drive (if they’ll all fit) and then hand it over, and then let them download them from there. But wouldn’t it be better if you could quickly and easily make a wireless network?
The Asus Multi-Mode Pocket Router is a quick and easy way to setup a wireless network on the go. There are a few different ways it can be used. If you have an ethernet cable, you can jack it in, and instantly connect laptops, tablets, and smartphones to a local network. You can also simply plug it into a wall, and connect it to the local WiFi network, and have it again create a local network. In both instances, you can not only share the internet wirelessly, but transfer files as well. You can also use it as an ethernet adapter for netbooks that don’t have one, and as a wireless adapter for a desktop that doesn’t have one.
If you do a lot of traveling, this could definitely come in handy. It only costs $35, which is about the cost of a decent USB wireless network card, and it can do so much more.