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Expo Notes: Kanex’s DualRole provides ethernet and USB 3 in a single hub

The DualRole is a hub that provides three USB 3.0 ports and a gigabit ethernet adapter.

Cisco to sell Linksys home networking business to Belkin

Cisco Systems plans to sell its Linksys home networking business to Belkin International for an undisclosed sum under an agreement that includes cooperation between the companies on software, service-provider products and other areas.

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Review: Compact Kanex MySpot extends an Ethernet network to Wi-Fi

Kanex's MySpot lets you extend your Ethernet network to Wi-Fi using a compact, USB-powered accessory. However, it suffers from using older wireless technology and security.

D-Link Gaming and SharePoint routers

D-Link creates routers for work and play

D-Link’s CES lineup includes new routers for gamers, businesses, and travelers, plus additions to its line of security webcams.

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The Week in Mac Accessories: Swiss Army flash drives

This week’s roundup of Mac accessories offers options for music production and computer protection, as well as a nifty twist on the Swiss Army Knife.

The Future of the Mac: Networking

The coming years will bring faster connections to peripherals, as well as around the house or office.

Apple seeks standard to appease angry university net managers

Under fire from its customers in the higher education market, Apple has proposed creating a new industry standard that would fix problems with its Bonjour zero configuration networking technology that is causing scalability and security problems on campus networks.

Eight ways to connect to a server

Most of us have to connect to a server every day to access files and to share them with others. But do you know the quickest and most convenient way? Kirk McElhearn walks through eight options for performing this critical task.

Free iPhone data usage tracker released by Princeton lab

Princeton University's EDGE Lab has released a free iPhone app that enables smartphone users to avoid big wireless bills by better tracking their actual data usage and predicting future usage.

Troubleshoot your wireless network with Wi-Fi Diagnostics

OS X comes with its own utility for monitoring and analysing the traffic on your local wireless network. Glenn Fleishman has a walk-through.