Belkin Wireless Pre-N Router Wins 2005 Popular Science “Best of What’s New”

Belkin’s critically acclaimed Wireless Pre-N Router is recognized as a
leading innovation in the Computing category

(Compton, CA) – November 8, 2005 – Belkin Corporation, the global leader in
connectivity solutions, today announced that its Wireless Pre-N Router has
been honored with a Popular Science “Best of What’s New” Award in the
Computing category.

To be honored, a “Best of What’s New” winner must “represent a significant
step forward in its category.” Powered by Airgo Networks’ True MIMO
technology, Belkin Pre-N dramatically improves wireless reliability and
performance, and enables users to work with high-bandwidth applications,
such as audio and video streaming. Guaranteeing eight-times-greater
coverage and six-times-faster speed than standard 802.11g networking,
Wireless Pre-N provides complete wireless coverage of your home.

“This honor confirms Wireless Pre-N as a reliable networking device that
combines useful features with innovation,” says Mark Reynoso, Sr. VP of
Sales and Marketing at Belkin. “Our intention was to fulfill the promise of
wireless networking by providing the widest possible coverage, giving
people the freedom to share the Internet throughout a home or office.”

Belkin’s Wireless Pre-N Router is on display November 8-10 in Vanderbilt
Hall at New York’s Grand Central Terminal as part of the Popular Science
“Best of What’s New” showcase event. The complete list of winners will be
featured in the December 2005 issue of Popular Science magazine.

“‘Best of What’s New’ is the ultimate Popular Science accolade,
representing a year’s worth of work evaluating thousands of products,” says
Mark Jannot, editor of Popular Science. “These awards honor innovations
that not only influence the way we live today, but that change the way we
think about the future.”

Belkin’s Wireless Pre-N networking products have been honored with various
Editors’ Choice Awards from Laptop, Network World, CRN, Computer Gaming
World, and macHome. The Wall Street Journal, CNET, PC Magazine, Wi-Fi, and Home Theater have also recognized Wireless Pre-N with high

Belkin’s Pre-N line consists of a Wireless Router (F5D8230-4) and Wireless
Notebook Network Card (F5D8010) that guarantee 800-percent-wider coverage
and 600-percent-faster speeds than all other wireless products on the
market today. The products are certified by the Wi-Fi Alliance for their
interoperability with existing Wi-Fi technologies including 802.11b and

About “Best of What’s New”
Each year, the editors of Popular Science review thousands of products in
search of the top 100 tech innovations of the year-breakthrough products
and technologies that represent a significant leap in their categories. The
winners-the “Best of What’s New”-are awarded inclusion in the
much-anticipated December issue of Popular Science, the most widely read
issue of the year since the birth of “Best of What’s New” in 1987. “Best of
What’s New” awards are presented to 100 new products and technologies in 12
categories: Automotive Tech, Aviation & Space, Cars, Computing,
Engineering, Gadgets, General Innovation, Home Entertainment, Home Tech,
Personal Health, Photography, and Recreation.

About Popular Science
Founded in 1872, Popular Science is the world’s largest science and
technology magazine with a circulation of 1.45 million and 6.5 million
monthly readers. Each month, Popular Science reports on the intersection of
science and everyday life, with an eye toward what’s new and why it
matters. Popular Science is published by Time4 Media, a subsidiary of Time
Inc., which is a wholly owned subsidiary of Time Warner Inc.

About Belkin Corporation
Belkin Corporation, the global leader in connectivity solutions, offers a
range of innovations for the computer, electronics, and mobile consumer.
With a diverse and far-reaching product mix consisting of home and
enterprise networking, VoIP hardware, audio video solutions, KVM
(keyboard/video/mouse) and peripheral sharing, power protection and
cabling, as well as USB and FireWire devices, Belkin extends its reach also
to Bluetooth , cellular, PDA, iPod, and other solutions for mobile
computing. Belkin products are available through as well as
through a network of major distributors, resellers, and superstores.