Excerpt: This adapter is great for transferring data or getting internet on a Macbook that doesn't have an ethernet port. It can be a bottleneck for speed, so if you have a Thunderbolt port available, opt for that adapter instead. I picked this up to get an older Macbook Air running, and it worked well.
Summary: The device that was shipped to me was a counterfeit product. When plugged into my Mac, its identification strings has chinese characters in it. When disassembled it closely matches the counterfeit PCB shown at http://projectgus.com/2013/03/anatomy-of-a-cheap-usb-ethernet-adapter/ (changes include 2...
Works great with Snow Leopard on old MacBook after driver install
6 May 2015
Summary: I made the mistake of buying the Cable Matters® USB 2.0 to 10/100 Fast Ethernet Network Adapter in Black before spending the extra money for a genuine Apple product. This works on an old, black MacBook Core Duo running OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard.
Summary: Simple, solid, reliable. Classic Apple. Have not had any problems using this adapter. I've been using it with my MacBook Air from time-to-time, not extensively, though. True, it's short, but it has enough slack to move around, and besides: the freedom of length should be coming from a longer...
Summary: What a life saver when I am in an area where I need to get into a network that doesn't have wifi access! This allows me to easily connect to any ethernet cable and plug right into my mac. The quality is high and I have had nothing but good experiences using this product.
If you don't have to have it...skip it. not worth the cost
Andre Paree-Huff, Amazon
18 November 2014
Summary: Very disappointed in this product. I have 2 of these 1 that I used at work all the time and 1 that I carried in my bag for travel. Both of them have quit working after about 4 months of continuous work.
Summary: Had to get this in order for my dtr to have internet in her college dorm- it didn't work, very frustrating- must be the connector itself as she could borrow her roommates connector and everything was fine- ended up making an emergency trip to staples and buying a name brand one then driving all the...