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Hawking's HWL1 802.11b/g WiFi Locator

Peter Rojas
Hawking HWL1 802.11b/g WiFi Locator

Consdiering how big this WiFi thing has gotten you'd think there'd be more than a handful of those WiFi detector fobs out there, but as far as we know Hawking's new HWL1 802.11b/g WiFi Locator is only the fourth (or maybe the fifth) one to hit the market in the past couple of years. It's not like they're all that complicated—you really just press button and they tell you whether there is 802.11b or 802.11g afoot, and the HWL1's claim to fame is a hi-gain directional antenna that can better help you pinpoint where all the WiFi goodness is coming from. We wouldn't mind if it had a small display that listed SSIDs, signal strength, and whether the access point was open or closed, but no one seems to have figured that one out yet.

[Thanks, Jason]

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