. E-Let, a Japanese gear house, knows this. It also realizes that those of us who choose to be mobile require as little encumbrance as possible, thus the love of converged devices.
That line of thought went on to produce this combo WiFi finder/WiFi USB dongle it offers in Japan under the WiFiWalker brand. The smallish LCD readout on the front gives you signal strength and other information about your local hotspots, a handy thing to have before you break out your laptop.
No word yet on if we’ll see this white plastic joy on this side of the Pacific yet, but items like this have an easy time of finding their own way over the ocean, usually under some other brand name.
Wifi Finder, the USB wifi key [Akihabara News]