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Gadget of the Week
Netgear WGT634U 108 Mbps Wireless Media Router
Allows you to plug in an external USB (2.0 or 1.1) drive or USB memory drive for remote access to your files e.g. MP3s or photos without needing any particular PC switched on
Provides fast 108 Mbps wireless networking
Features a comprehensive (NAT & SPI) firewall
Provides a greater wireless range than 11g and 11a wireless standards
Best suited to users of cable broadband
ADSL users will require an ADSL modem with an Ethernet connection to the PC
If attached USB drive is formatted using NTFS (rather than FAT32) then the drive can be read but not written to via the network.
Competitive Internet Price: c £89 inc. VAT
Star Rating: 7 Stars this units special feature allowing USB drives to be plugged directly into the router, is not well implemented due its limitation on writing to NTFS drives.