Verizon Wireless just announced the availability of the Sierra Wireless AirCard 595U EVDO Rev. A USB Modem for $179 after $50 mail-in rebate and two-year contract. (Service is $60 per month.) Our own Charlie White has already tested the Sprint edition of the 595U, and calls it "freedom on a stick."

Sierra Wireless Voq for $159

Fine reader Mike sent us news that WOOT is selling the Sierra Wireless Voq for $159+$5 shipping. While we hated the Voq when it came out—I appreciate the effort, but the execution was a bit odd and a bit pricey—we love unlocked GSM smartphones that cost less than dinner and a movie. I suspect these will be sold out…