Today Clearwire yanked the cloth off of its rumored Clear Spot portable WiMax-to-Wi-Fi hotspot, a shiny little battery-powered device that lets you bestow real 4G bandwidth upon anyone in Wi-Fi range.
EV-DO Rev A may be enjoying its time in the limelight, but now AT&T wants its 15 minutes of fame too, announcing its plans to upgrade HSDPA with faster upload speeds. The upgrade will gradually roll out through the year (via software updates) and new PC cards can be expected by mid-year.
You know wireless broadband is getting ubiquitous when even Ford pickup trucks are equipped with tablet PCs hooked up to the net. That's the case with Ford, launching its FordLink system for F-series pickups that consists of a tablet PC running Windows XP that's connected to the vast tubes of the Interwebs.