D-Link Updates DIR-685 Router Firmware
New features include support for enhanced media compatibility.
D-Link has released a free firmware update for its popular storage 802.11n all-in-one router. According to the company's news release, the The D-Link Xtreme N Storage Router (DIR-685) update is a result of the device meeting the standards of the Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certification and logo program that is aimed at solving the inherent problem of using digital media between different consumer electronic devices.
"The industry's first all-in-one home network router, the DIR-685 combines powerful 802.11n Wi-Fi connectivity with NAS, USB device-sharing, digital photo frame, media content player, FTP server and Green technology in a sleek, compact desktop design.
"'By meeting DLNA standards that confirm support for specific formats and features, we're now able to make it easier for users to share content across a home network,' said Daniel Kelley, senior director of marketing, D-Link. 'This free firmware update ensures that all relevant formats and features are supported in the DIR-685. It also will serve to minimize confusion by assisting customers in device selection.'"