This Belkin Wireless Network adapter includes a desktop docking station such that you can place in an optimal position to receive a signal. Taking off out the door with the trustee laptop? Just remove from the USB base and slip into your pocket. Compatible with 802.11 b & g networks, and USB 1.1 and 2.0.
Available here for $80 but currently sold out.
Grew up back East, got sick of the cold and headed West. Since I was small I have been pushing buttons - both electronic and human. With an insatiable need for tech I thought "why not start a blog focusing on technology, and use my dislikes and likes to post on gadgets."