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.
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Battery life is rated for 4 hours of active use and 40 of standby, and only costs $100 after a $50 rebate when it's released on May 17th. But the monthly fees, oh god, the fees!
The plan will run you $40 a month for 250MB, with 10 cents per MB overage fee, or $60 a month for 5GB. And for some reason, a "Day Pass" costs $15, if you don't want to be tied into a contract but do like paying tons of money. Still, it's a pretty sweet gadget, especially for travellers, though of course portable WiMax would be better if, you know, WiMax was more common. [Engadget]