D-Link's All In One Mobile Companion is gonna lighten the load of your checked baggage

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D-Link's All In One Mobile Companion is gonna lighten the load of your checked baggage
D-Link's introducing a travel router for all of the roaming smartphone and tablet users here at CES. The All-In-One Mobile Companion (DIR-505) is a wall-socket no larger than a mouse that's a Wireless-N router, network repeater, USB recharger or media streamer (with an external HDD) and it's got an ethernet port, for those who still insist on carrying that particular cable. It'll be available for $75 in April from the company's store and... oh look, there's a press-release down here after the break, wanna come see?
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D-Link Introduces Industry's First All-in-One Mobile Companion

New Solution Offers Instant Wi-Fi Access, Convenient File Sync,
USB Sharing, and Device Charging at Home or On-the-Go

INTERNATIONAL CES, LAS VEGAS – Jan. 10, 2012 – D-Link today unveiled an innovative new product every traveling tablet and smartphone owner needs – the D-Link® All-in-One Mobile Companion (DIR-505). In addition to offering instant wireless access wherever an existing network is available, the new portable device also features USB sharing capabilities, enabling users to share videos, music and photos from an external hard drive or thumb drive to any iPad®, iPhone® or Android™ device. For added convenience, the All-in-One Mobile Companion allows users to sync files and charge smartphones, offering the ultimate set of features for home or on-the-go convenience.

"The All-in-One Mobile Companion is perfect for travelers and mobile professionals, allowing people to access content on an external hard drive or thumb drive from any mobile device, as well as sync videos, music and photos, automatically," said Daniel Kelley, associate vice president of marketing, D-Link North America. "In addition, it serves as a great travel router/access point for instant wireless from any hotel or conference room where a network already exists."

Smaller than a standard mouse, the new All-in-One Mobile Companion offers instant Wi-Fi coupled with a range of useful features designed for today's mobile professional. Easy one-touch Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) ensures users are up and running quickly, and the free SharePort Cloud app for both Android and iOS devices offers access to videos, music and photos from anywhere. The All-in-One Mobile Companion features a USB port for sharing content from a USB storage device or charging smartphones, as well as an Ethernet Port that enables users to easily connect to an existing network in a conference room or hotel room.

More about the D-Link All-in-One Mobile Companion (DIR-505)
The All-in-One Mobile Companion offers a range of features in an affordable, compact device:
USB Port for seamlessly viewing and synchronizing videos, music, photos, and more from a connected USB storage device to any iOS or Android tablet, smartphone or computer browser
Free iOS and Android apps for tablets and smartphones
Wireless N150 travel router
Ability to act as an Access Point to wirelessly extend an existing network
10/100 Ethernet Port
Built in AC plug for easy traveling and use – no additional cables or power adapters required
USB Port for charging a smartphone device (when not used with a USB storage device)

D-Link's All-in-One Mobile Companion (DIR-505) will be displayed at the 2012 International CES, Jan. 10-13, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nev. For more information and detailed specs, visit www.dlink.com.

Availability and Pricing
The All-in-One Mobile Companion DIR-505 will be available in April for less than $75 throughout D-Link's network of U.S. e-tail and retail outlets and at the company's online store.
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