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NewerTech Announces MAXPower 802.11g/b Wireless USB 2.0 Stick Adapter

Offers Plug and Play Wireless Home/Office Networking With Macs / PCs, 5X Faster Performance Over Airport Card For $24.99 (December 11, 2008)
DMN Newswire--2008-12-11--
Newer Technology, Inc. (NewerTech(r)) http://www.newertech.com, the leading developer of  PC, Macintosh(r), iPod(r), and iPhone(r) performance upgrades and accessories, today announced the NewerTech MAXPower(r) 802.11g/b Wireless USB 2.0 Stick Adapter,  a Plug and Play 802.11g/b wireless adapter that enables owners of USB 2.0/1.1 equipped Macs and PCs to affordably upgrade their wireless home and office networking performance with up to 5 times faster data transmission rates over 802.11b standards.

Ideal Solution For Mac Desktop and Notebooks

With full OS X support for Plug and Play operation straight from the box, the MAXPower 802.11g/b Wireless USB 2.0 Stick Adapter offers fast and stable wireless networking at home, at the office, and at mobile hotspots. It enables owners of USB 2.0/1.1 equipped Macintosh desktop and notebook computers, such as PowerMac(r) G4, iMac(r) G4, PowerBook(r) G3/G4 and iBook(r) G3 models that didn't include built in wireless or have a non-working AirPort(r) card, to easily add wireless networking capabilities or upgrade their existing performance.

Faster Performance, Lower Cost Than Factory Card

The MAXPower 802.11g/b Wireless USB 2.0 Stick Adapter delivers five times faster performance over the factory AirPort 802.11b card, as well as offers Mac and PC users backwards compatibility with 802.11b wireless standards so users can download email, MP3's, and videos wherever they roam.

Plug and Play with Macs and PCs

Installing and using the MAXPower 802.11g/b Wireless USB 2.0 Stick Adapter to start sharing Internet access, media files, and network resources is a simple matter of plugging the adapter into an open USB 2.0/1.1 port on a Mac running OS X 10.3.9 and later or PC running Windows(r) 2000, XP, or Vista operating systems and loading the included CD-ROM. 

Complete NewerTech MAXPower 802.11g/b Wireless USB 2.0 Features

* Fully Mac OS X 10.3.9 and later supported with on-screen menu set-up, CD-ROM with drivers and user guide.
* Easy to connect via USB 2.0 and USB 1.1.
* Up To 5x faster than 802.11b.
* Backward compatible with 802.11b networks.
* Ideal for high data rate needs like video streaming.
* Advanced security features: 64/128/152 bit WEP, WPA/WPA2.
* 2 year warranty.

Expands Existing Wireless Line With Low Cost Option

The NewerTech MAXPower 802.11g/b Wireless USB 2.0 Stick Adapter is priced at $24.99 MSRP and is available immediately from NewerTech's exclusive distributor, Other World Computing (OWC(r)), at www.macsales.com, as well as through the retail channel.  The adapter comes complete with Mac and Windows drivers and a user manual. For more information, visit: 
http://www.newertech.com/products/mxusb_gb.php 

The new adapter joins the existing MIMO based MAXPower 802.11n/g/b wireless line from NewerTech which features the MAXPower 802.11n/g/b Wireless Router priced at $67.99; the MAXPower 802.11n/g/b Wireless PCMCIA Laptop Cardbus Adapter priced at $49.99; the MAXPower 802.11n/g/b Wireless USB 2.0 Stick Adapter and Extension Cradle priced at $49.99; and the MAXPower 802.11n/g/b Wireless PCI Adapter with moveable antenna base for desktop computers priced at $49.99. For more information on the complete NewerTech MAXPower Wireless Networking product line, see http://www.newertech.com/products/wireless.php


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