As there is a new trend for more and more people to install wireless network in their homes, a home solution package offered by Belkin, namely Home Base is something that end users could be really interested in. Belkin’s Home Base is a little square box which offers home users an easier and more convenient way to share resources in an existing wireless network. The little box features four USB 2.0 sockets and an Ethernet jack. Users can easily connect the device to a home router, a printer and hard drives. With Home Base, all the wireless networked PCs can send printing to a common printer connected to the device from anywhere within the home.
Through an external hard drive attached to the Belkin’s Home Base, family members can share and view music, photos, videos, etc amongst themselves. Users who worry about file or data loss due to some unexpected technical faults can also make use of this device to do periodical backup. Another key feature of Home Base is the automatic wireless backup of the connected computers periodically. With the automatic sharing feature, users can get their favorite photos uploaded to Flickr or Picasa automatically.
Belkin’s Home Base is a useful device that allows particularly home users who have existing wireless network to further enhance the function and usage of their computers. The retail price for this device is $129.99. A summary of Belkin’s Home Base is as follows: –
- Connect and access up to 4 USB 2.0 devices over an existing wireless network
- Automatically back up files and share pictures on Flickr® and Picasa®
- Access media files stored on your gaming console
- Features push-button WPS security
- Compatible with 802.11b/g/n devices