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D-Link SharePort DIR-505 Now Available

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  1. btarunr

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    D-Link today announced its SharePort All-in-One Mobile Companion (DIR-505) – an innovative new product every tablet and smartphone owner needs – is now shipping. SharePort offers instant USB sharing capabilities with the free D-Link SharePort Mobile app, enabling users to share videos, music, and photos from an external hard drive or thumb drive to any iPad, iPhone or Android device. In addition, SharePort provides wireless access wherever an existing network is available and adds instant storage to a mobile device, offering the ultimate set of features for home or on-the-go convenience.

    "SharePort is an all-in-one mobile companion that is ideal for anyone who enjoys playing music, movies or viewing photos from their iPad, iPhone or Android device,"said Daniel Kelley, associate vice president of marketing, D-Link North America. "It allows for easy sharing of media to Android and iOS mobile devices. Plus, SharePort instantly adds storage to your mobile device and can also serve as a portable router/access point, Wi-Fi hotspot and Wi-Fi repeater for instant wireless access from anywhere a network already exists, whether at home or traveling."

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    Smaller than a standard mouse, the easy-to-use SharePort offers instant Wi-Fi coupled with a range of useful features designed for today's mobile professional. The free SharePort Cloud app for both Android and iOS offers access to videos, music, photos, and files on Android and iOS mobile devices. Simply plug SharePort into an outlet, wait for the red light to turn green and insert a thumb drive in order to join a network or access media via the SharePort app. SharePort also features a USB port for sharing content from a USB storage device or charging smartphones, as well as an Ethernet port that enables users to easily connect to an existing network in a conference room or hotel room.

    More about the D-Link SharePort (DIR-505)
    SharePort offers a range of features in an affordable, compact device:
    • USB Port for seamlessly viewing and synchronizing videos, music, photos, and more from a connected USB storage device to any iOS or Android tablet, smartphone or computer
    • Free SharePort Mobile iOS and Android apps for tablets and smartphones
    • Portable multi-mode wireless router/AP, Wi-Fi hotspot and repeater
    • Ability to act as an Access Point to wirelessly extend an existing network
    • 10/100 Ethernet Port
    • Built in AC plug for easy traveling and use – no additional cables or power adapters required
    • USB Port for charging a smartphone device (when not used with a USB storage device)
    Availability and Pricing
    The SharePort (DIR-505) is available now for $69.99 throughout D-Link's network of U.S. e-tail and retail outlets, including Amazon.com, Office Depot and Office Max.
  2. Mussels

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    so its a compact wifi router, with a USB port... and they're advertising it primarly for its USB sharing functions?

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