Pack Mobile Wi-Fi Wherever You Go

By Gerry Blackwell | Posted January 06, 2011

Working at Home

If you travel a lot for your business and staying connected to the Web is vital, you might want to pack the EnGenius Portable Wireless N Router travel router in your gear bag just in case you land in a hotel or client's office that doesn't offer a Wi-Fi connection.

It'll give you more flexibility about where you work, since you won’t be tethered to an Ethernet cable. It also lets you provide Wi-Fi access to your travel companions (aka co-workers), and since EnGenius Portable Wireless N Router travel router doesn't use 3G broadband, you don’t have to pay a dime for service. Our sister site, PracticallyNetworked.com, has the full review.


Travel routers, portable Wi-Fi routers for use in places where an Ethernet connection is available but there is no wireless, are perhaps not as popular or necessary as they once were, partly because Wi-Fi connectivity is now so ubiquitous.

But they are sometimes still needed. We spent three days at a conference in Las Vegas earlier this year, staying at a major hotel where the only connection in the rooms was an Ethernet cable that came out of the wall behind the TV. The hotel thoughtfully provided a long coil of cable because the desk was 10 feet across the room on another wall. With cable extended, we could also hang out our laundry.

Read the complete article: Review: ETR9330 300Mbps Wireless N Travel Router

Do you have a comment or question about this article or other small business topics in general? Speak out in the SmallBusinessComputing.com Forums. Join the discussion today!


Comment and Contribute


     

    Get free tips, news and advice on how to make technology work harder for your business.

    Submit
    Learn more
     
    You have successfuly registered to
    Enterprise Apps Daily Newsletter
    Thanks for your registration, follow us on our social networks to keep up-to-date