The last thing you want to do after buying yourself a sleek, ultra-slim laptop is muck up its lovely form factor with an ungainly mobile WiFi hotspot hanging off a USB port. So taking inspiration from the Eye-Fi, Huawei has cooked up its own SD card that's gutted to make room for a nano SIM slot and a HSPA+ 3G radio…
Wanna know the quickest way to make any mobile product more tantalizing? Give it a touchscreen! And that's exactly what AT&T and Novatel did with the 4G LTE MiFi Liberate, packing the finger-friendly tech into a form factor that looks like a Magic Trackpad.
LTE data on the new iPad can get expensive, but at least Verizon's cutting you a break and including tethering in the price of your iPad data plan. Otherwise, it would be a $20 charge for tethering, along with an extra 2GB of data.
AT&T's got new data plans to go with the wireless hotspot feature debuting in its first 4G Android phones—which they're "working with Apple to bring it to iPhone"—and they actually screw you less than before.
If you buy a new iPad from Best Buy, you'll get the chance to walk away with a free Mi-Fi from Verizon, Sprint, or AT&T (with new 2-year contract). A decent deal if you know you'll need the bandwidth.
Couch Surfers—the elite who turn obnoxiously crashing on others' couches into an art form. They're going to find a way to weasel from pad to pad somehow, so here are eight gift ideas to make them—and you—more comfortable.
Those looking to feed AT&T's 3G network into their WiFi-hungry devices are in luck—the carrier will now be offering its own GPS-enabled, SD storage-boosted MiFi portable hotspot, supporting up to five other devices.
Apple's AT&T monogamy has officially ended, at least as far as the iPad is concerned. Because at the end of this month, the tablet is coming to Verizon. Well, Wi-Fi anyway.
Woo boy. BGR's supposedly got hold of Verizon's 2010/2011 roadmap, outlining all sorts of exciting stuff coming down the VZW pipeline: a 1.3GHz, 4" Motorola Droid Pro, LTE Mi-Fi units, and a Motorola tablet with Android 3.0.
It's not just phones that can act as personal hotspots anymore. Sony's Vaio Z and Y series laptops will soon start shipping with Share My Connection (SMC), which turns your notebook into a MiFi for up to five devices.
We're fans of Novatel's MiFi hotspots, which allow a 3G connection to be converted into Wi-Fi. What we are not fans of is a new exploit that lets hackers reveal your location and all your security info.
We get the feeling that early 2010 is going to be big for Sprint's WiMax. We came by one of these training slides for a new 3G/4G mobile hotspot, precisely like the Mi-Fi, for Sprint.
The sleek Verizon MiFi portable hotspot converts 3G signals into WiFi for up to five devices, which is pretty sweet. But the monthly fees aren't so pretty.
Today, Novatel introduced a portable 3G hotspot router, the sleek and minimalistic MiFi, which transforms 3G internet access into a Wi-Fi hotspot wherever it goes to multiple users.