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Verizon’s first 5G MiFi mobile hotspot costs $650 (data not included)

The first 5G wireless networks are starting to come online, and the first 5G-capable smartphones are starting to hit the market. Now Verizon is also launching its first 5G mobile hotspot which you can use to connect a laptop, tablet, or other devices to Verizon’s high-speed cellular network. It comes at a cost though — […]

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AT&T MiFi Liberate wireless hotspot has a touchscreen for some reason

If you’ve ever looked at your mobile hotspot and thought “I like how this thing lets me connect to 3G and 4G networks on the go, but man it’d be even better if it had a touchscreen instead of buttons and LEDs,” apparently you’re not alone. AT&T has just introduced a new mobile hotspot with […]

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4G MiFi device coming to T-Mobile next year

There’s plenty of mobile hotspot excitement in the air right now, what with Best Buy’s recent “iPad Anywhere” announcement. If you’re considering picking up one of the pocketable wireless access devices, however, you might want to hold off for a couple more months. According to images posted by Tmo News, T-Mobile plans to begin offering […]

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Best Buy offering “iPad anywhere” with free Verizon, AT&T, Sprint mobile hotspots

Up until recently US customers who wanted to pick up an Apple iPad had few choices: They could get a WiFi-only model or a 3G model which worked only on AT&T’s network. The Verizon figured out that it could sell the WiFi iPad with a Verizon MiFi mobile hotspot, which essentially provides you a way […]

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Novatel develops a combination 3G/WiFi module for Dell notebooks

Novatel Wireless has filed documents with the FCC demonstrating a new laptop module that supports both WiFi and 3G wireless connections. Typically you need two separate modules for these different features, but by combining a 3G modem with an 802.11a/b/g/n WiFi module PC makers may be able to cut down on size and price. The […]