Wireless networking kits

Want to share an Internet connection among several PCs at home? A good-quality 802.11b wireless gateway gives you the necessary connectivity, bandwidth and security features, and frees you from the tyranny of wiring.

Want to share an Internet connection among several systems at home? A good-quality 802.11b wireless gateway gives you the necessary connectivity, bandwidth and security features, and frees you from the tyranny of wiring.

Some vendors offer gateways with built-in modems, others cater for wired connections -- should you need them -- better than others. We tested six wireless networking kits and came up with a clear winner.