The Pogoplug Pro adds Wi-Fi and costs $30 less than its predecessor, and remains a unique and easy-to-set-up device for sharing files online. However, many of its higher-end features (printing, media streaming) remain buggy and unreliable.
The USB Station 2 is an entry-level portable NAS server for home users with casual network storage needs. Despite its nice design and a good set of features, its slow performance will steer savvy users away.
With more USB ports and a few new features, the new Pogoplug remains a unique and relatively easy way to share files online. However, its media-streaming features leave something to be desired.
The Pogoplug provides a quick and easy way to share files from any USB storage device to users on a home network or over the Internet.
The Belkin Network USB Hub provides a simple way for multiple users to share USB devices wirelessly. It's a must for any multiuser household.
The EmergeCore IT-100 isn't a hardware powerhouse, but it offers enough features to satisfy small businesses seeking a simple server solution.
ViewSonic's Wireless Media Gateway packs a wireless router, a USB print server, and a network-attached storage solution into one compact box.
For a very small investment, this multipurpose product lets you build a small home network and share an Internet connection, and it even protects you from Internet vandals.