Pros excellent range (consider can get connected at 37th Street from hotspot at 31st Street in Manhattan), the best one I used for 3 years (own good old orinoco silver)<br> WPA support (requires update from winupdate)<br> no-brainer driver installa
Cons the cable and antenna are not removeable<br> have BSOD problem on desktop after returned from standby (no problem on laptop)<br> lacks attachment (buy velcro yourself)
Pros Easy setup. Works great outside your car's moon roof with its long cord when wardriving.
Cons Use BOINGO as MS interface doesn't auto-update. You can put it inside a large coffee can. Just right for a directional cantenna. Gets a little hot. Don't have it any closer than 8" from your head. Unless you want to microwave your brain... There is no ext
Pros Installed in ten minutes out of the box on a system using all Dell hardware. My failure to follow directions caused the "long" install time! Comes withit's own usb cable which is long enough for any reasonable use, and it is small enough to fit in almost
Cons Can't find anything negative to say at least not yet..
Pros It's cheap, It's fast and easy.
Cons No antenna jack (positioning it just right on a metal desk works great) it does get hot. If you're upgrading to it other wifi software tends to go a bit crazy.
Pros Ease of setting it up. I was online with it less than 5 minutes from opening the box. The price was not that bad, less than 50. For a "newbie" to Wifi, this is a must!
Cons so far I have not had any. This setup is approx 3 rooms from my base and not a problem. Still 5X faster than DSL....