byNilay Patel||June 11th 2008 at 2:14pmJune 11th 2008 2:14 pm
Anyone who lives in an crowded city apartment building can tell you that wireless networking on the 2.4GHz band is almost useless -- but the 5GHz band is wide-open, so those of us who've switched over are wire-free and living it up once again. The only problem is that most devices don't support 5GHz, particularly game consoles and other entertainment devices that could benefit from streaming data at high speeds, but Buffalo's got you covered with the new Nfiniti Ethernet Converter. The black box bridges four Ethernet ports onto a 2.4GHz or 5GHz 802.11 network, which'll let you add legacy devices onto your hot new network at full speed, and it's all managed by a simple web interface. Available in July for £55 ($109).