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StarTech intros Wi-Fi Detective

StarTech intros Wi-Fi Detective
Donald Melanson
Donald Melanson|@donmelanson|May 26, 2007 2:07 AM

While some may be fortunate enough to have the innate ability to sniff out WiFi hotspots, most of us have to rely on decidedly less superhuman means to pick up on a signal. Of course, there's certainly no shortage of tools ready to assist us in that task, but the folks at StarTech.com seem to think there's room for at least one more, recently introducing its self-descriptive Wi-Fi Detective. As with other similar devices, it'll give you an indication of WiFi signal strength, along with some basic information about the network. Also like some other WiFi detectors, the device can double as a USB WiFi adapter for your desktop or laptop (compliant with 802.11b/g), with the USB connection also used to recharge the device's battery. If that sounds like what you've been looking for, you'll be able to snag one of these next month for $75 -- in beige only, it seems.
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