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Pros: I use a Roku stick when I traveling with my kids so that they access movies on **** Prime and Netflix while staying at hotels. An issue that is becoming more frequent is the inability of the Roku stick to log on to the WiFi network in hotels that require a browser-based authentication (login + password). The kids were not happy! I acquired the HooToo Tripmate Nano Wireless N Pocket Travel Router with the hope that it could circumvent the hotel authentication issue with my Roku stick. The HooToo Tripmate Nano router is slightly larger than a credit card and can be used in 3 modes: WAP mode (for wired to wireless access), router mode and bridge mode. The "bridge" mode allows to use an existing Wifi network and re-broadcast using a network name (SSID) and login/password. In addition it has a USB port which allows you to share files/media from an external HD over a secure network. The big question is whether it would by pass the hotel wifi authentication issue. I'm very happy report that it works likes like a charm! I was able to use it in "bridge" mode to login to the hotel wifi and then to create a new wifi network/login/password that my Roku stick could connect to. Range is about 30-40 feet. So problem solved!
Cons: I would give the device 5 stars but I'm taking off a 1/2 star because I was a little thrown off by the included instructions. I think the instructions on "how to configure the router" should come before the instructions on how to access the USB storage drive.
Other Thoughts: The tech staff was very helpful.I'm looking forward to trying the router to create secure mini-networks when accessing free wifi networks.on business trips Europe and Africa.READ FULL REVIEW