Eye-Fi has announced that Direct Mode, the Wi-Fi router functionality announced in January for its line of memory/Wi-Fi combo cards, will be available later this week. It will enable any X2-series Eye-Fi card to act as an infrastructure-type Wi-Fi hotspot, complete with WPA2 security and DHCP server functionality. Eye-Fi has also retooled its X2 lineup, which is now comprised of the Connect X2 4GB and new Mobile X2 8GB, which differ only in their capacities, and the Pro X2 8GB, which has been reduced in price.

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