QuickerTek Inc. on Monday introduced
new wireless networking transceivers
for Apple iBook and PowerBook models that provide 500mW/27dBm of power. The new transceivers can send and receive wireless signals for more than a mile, according to the company. They cost $200.
The transceiver clips on to the PoweRbook or iBook case, connecting through the existing Apple AirPort or AirPort Express network card. It comes with a power converter for use near a power outlet, and can also be powered from a FireWire port. It’s compatible with 12 and 14-inch iBooks, 15-inch Titanium and Aluminum PowerBook G4s, and 17-inch PowerBook G4s.