TrendNet announced the new TEW-649UB, an ultra compact wireless-N USB adapter. This new adapter has the same sizes as it brother TEW-648UB but includes Multiple Input Multiple Output, or MIMO, antenna technology offering a wider wireless range and faster throughput speed.
According to TrendNet, the new tiny TEW-649UB connects a laptop or desktop computer to a wireless n network at up to 8x the speed and 4x the coverage of a wireless g connection. The adapter is backward compatible with WiFi 802.11b/g and offers a WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup) button for secure connection.
The TrendNet TEW-649UB supports 64/128-bit WEP, WPA/WPA2-Radius and WPA-PSK/WPA2-PSK security standards. It is compatible with Windows 2000/XP/Vista. It is priced at $29.99.