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Sprint Novatel MiFi 3G/4G Mobile Hotspot available soon
Sprint has just announced the availability of the new Novatel MiFi 3G/4G Mobile Hotspot up for sale on their network. Enabling up to 5 WiFi-enabled devices to connect to Sprint’s 3G/4G network anywhere there’s coverage in the US. For folks who are always on the move and want a reliable internet connection for their WiFi devices, and wants to avoid paying extra fees just to access WiFi in public or […]

MiFi device beams movies wirelessly
[CES 2011] Novatel Wireless’ were showcasing a bunch of their portable network devices, among them the MiFi box (if you can call it that considering its size) which is tiny enough to hold a microSD memory card to carry your files as well as the ability to beam a standard definition video over to a compatible device (which must be Wi-Fi enabled) without suffering from any lag whatsoever. Sounds great, […]

Sprint announces Novatel Wireless MiFi 3G/4G Mobile Hotspot
In addition to announcing their brand new 4G Android phone today, Sprint has also let their upcoming mobile WiFi hotspot out of the bag. The upcoming MiFi 3G/4G Mobile Hotspot is supposed to be ultra-compact, and will give up to 5 devices a connection to Sprint’s 4G WiMAX network. The Mobile Hotspot will work with tablets, eReaders, laptops, and gaming consoles as well as phones. It also has a battery […]

Sprint's 3G/4G Novatel MiFi 4082 pictured?
We previously saw the Novatel MiFi 4082 paying a visit to the FCC and now some actual pictures of what is said to be the device have surfaced. There isn’t any confirmation that the device pictured is indeed the 4082, but it does seem to fit the bill, making it Sprint’s first 3G/4G MiFi device. From the pictures, you can see a front-facing LCD display, which should make operating this […]

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Best Buy offering free Verizon, AT&T or Sprint MiFis on contract
If you were thinking of purchasing a new iPad and MiFi to help you get online, you might want to check out a promotional flyer from Best Buy that is making rounds on the Internet at the moment. According to the flyer, the company is offering Apple’s tablet along with a free Verizon FiveSpot, AT&T MiFi or Sprint Overdrive, allowing you to stay connected even if your iPad doesn’t feature […]

Novatel's WiMax MiFi at FCC, Headed for Sprint
Sprint has launched the Overdrive, a portable hotspot device that allows users to connect up to five devices to the carrier’s mobile broadband 3G CMDA or 4G WiMax network, and now the Overdrive is either getting a companion or a replacement in the form of the Novatel MiFi 4082 in Sprint’s lineup. The WiMax MiFi device from Novatel–the Overdrive was made by rival Sierra Wireless–will also be a multi-mode device […]

Demand for Cars with WiFi to Increase 40 Times by 2017
iSuppli is forecasting that demand for cars with built-in WiFi will increase to 7.2 million vehicles in 2017, a 40-time increase from today’s 174,000 connected cars. Though integrated WiFi may provide a more limited role in getting road warriors mobile broadband access than an integrated 3G modem, auto-makers are relying on WiFi as a means of connectivity that’s low cost and may not deter budget-conscious consumers from balking at high […]

iPad Hacked To Include A Verizon MiFi Device
Think that AT&T’s iPad 3G isn’t giving you the connection speeds that you’ve been dreaming about? If you’re very handy with your hands, you could always try what this enterprising fellow did, as he opened up his iPad 3G, removed the AT&T mode, and hooked up a Verizon MiFi device to the iPad’s battery, literally turning his iPad into a cool tablet device that doubles up as a Verizon hotspot. […]

iPad Camera Connection Kit To Offer USB Audio Output?
This is still a rumor at this point, but many folks are speculating that the iPad Camera Connection Kit might be able to allow USB audio output, since it’s offering you a USB port anyways. If that’s true, it would be rather interesting, as you might even be able to hook up some useful devices to the iPad. Another possible use would be if you were able to charge your […]

MiFi Security Issues Can Reveal User Location
MiFi devices are quite useful, as it allows users to share 3G wireless connections over a Wi-Fi network. Sharing is certainly caring, and everybody loves Wi-Fi, but it seems there MiFi might share information that you might not want to be shared. Folks have managed to identify a flaw in MiFi devices (from both Sprint and Verizon) that could allow attackers to gain access to the GPS location of the […]

Using iPod Touch + MyFi in Spain
GadgetLab has an interesting article about using an iPod Touch (or a foreign iPhone) with a MiFi local hotspot to access data and place Skype calls. As we get more accustomed to wireless data usage, one of the biggest hurdle for international travelers are the incredibly expensive data roaming rates. You have probably heard of stories where a customer gets charged tens of thousands of dollars for downloading something or […]

Sprint Launches MiFi 2200 Personal Hotspot
Sprint is launching the Novatel MiFi 2200 personal hotspot on its network. If you’re not familiar with this product that other carriers already use, it connects to Sprint’s 3G network and turns it into a local WiFi bubble of around 30 foot around you. It runs on battery and can last a theoretical 5 hours in active mode and 40 hours in standby mode. It is still a 3G wireless […]