Articles about wimax

FreedomPop Announces Sprint-Friendly Hotspot For $40
FreedomPop recently set to upset the world of ISPs by offering free broadband Internet, which was a little too good to be true when we realized it would offer only 1GB of Internet service for free per month. It’s now setting its sights to the world of 4G Internet as they’re announcing their first hotspot.FreedomPop’s Overdrive Pro is a $40 hotspot that features a dual-mode that allows it to use Sprint’s […]

FreedomPop's 4G hotspot iPhone sleeve now available for pre-order
Remember FreedomPop’s 4G WiMax iPhone sleeve? Well the good news is that if you were looking forward to seeing 4G speeds on your iPhone, you will now be able to pre-order the sleeve for yourself at $99 which also comes with 500MB of free data usage a month. It should be noted that while FreedomPop’s website advertises 1GB of data a month, at least 500MB is guaranteed and there will […]

FreedomPop's iPhone case offers WiMax hotspots wherever you go
Mobile hotspots are great especially if the connection offered is significantly better than what you have, not to mention it will also help reduce the amount of data you’re consuming as far as your data plan is concerned, or if your carrier’s reception is particularly poor in a certain area. In any case, if a mobile hotspot that you can bring with you wherever you go sounds like a good […]

Samsung Galaxy S2 WiMAX announced for Japan
It feels like Samsung isn’t ever going to run out of Galaxy S2 phones to make. The company has announced just announced a new variant of the Galaxy S2, this time it’s headed for Japan’s KDDI au and it features WiMAX radios. The phone will be similar to the Galaxy S2 HD LTE except for the 4G radios. Other specs include a 1.4GHz dual-core processor, Android 2.3 Gingerbread, a 4.7″ […]

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Sharp unveils 7" Galapagos tablet
Sharp had originally announced three Galapagos tablets. They were meant to give Apple’s iPad and the other Android tablets in the market a run for their money (isn’t that always the case?), but unfortunately Sharp cancelled two of those three tablets, leaving us to wonder about the fate about the last one. The good news is that the last 7” Galapagos tablet has surfaced, along with Sharps announcement that they […]

4G Networks: Where Are We At?
“4G” is the word that all users will hear – a lot – during the next 18 months as it is the latest “star” feature in the wireless carriers’ arsenal. But 4G is also one of the most confusing concepts for the average consumer, and wireless carriers do send very strong and mixed (marketing) signals that created the confusion to start with. A recent study has shown that most people […]

Sprint WiMAX Samsung Galaxy S II spotted at the FCC
Last week we reported that a Sprint-headed Samsung Galaxy S II (aka Galaxy Within) phone was spotted in the wild thanks to folks over at This Is My Next. Today, Engadget learned that the phone has paid a visit to the FCC and has made it out alive. However, it looks like the phone has been given a bump in size, making it 5mm taller and 3mm wider than the […]

Motorola PHOTON 4G price and release date announced
Motorola’s first 4G phone for Sprint’s network, the PHOTON 4G, was announced early last month and was said to have a vague release date of this summer. Other than its specs, we didn’t have a price tag to the phone – until today. Sprint has just issued a press release concerning the phone’s pricing, and release date.The Motorola PHOTON 4G will cost $199.99 with a new line or eligible upgrade […]

Clear Spot 4G passes the FCC
There is just something brilliant about the Clear Spot 4G name – not only does it get the message across that Clear is the WiMAX service provider, it also alludes to your 4G connection being really “clear”. Well, we are glad to report that their latest portable 4G hotspot device, the Clear Spot 4G, has arrived at the FCC. Gemtek is the manufacturer of the device, bearing the model number […]

PHOTON 4G is Motorola's first 4G phone for Sprint
At the Sprint Motorola event today, the two companies announced the launch of a new high-end phone: the Motorola PHOTON 4G. Previously named the Droid X 2 before it was officially announced, the PHOTON 4G marks Motorola’s impressive 4G debut on Sprint’s WiMAX network.The PHOTON 4G packs a dual-core 1GHz NVIDIA Tegra 2 processor, a 4.3″ qHD display, dual cameras – 8-megapixel rear, VGA front, access to the Android Market, […]

HTC EVO 3D priced $200 at the RadioShack
While we still haven’t gotten official word about a release date and price for the upcoming HTC EVO 3D (even though we have two ways to pre-order), it looks like the RadioShack have gone ahead and priced the device themselves. And surprisingly – it’s not too pricey at all! If you thought this glasses-free 3D display-toting dual-core 4G beast was going to break the bank, you’re in for a treat. […]

Korean Telecom gives the iPhone 4 WiMAX capabilities
If there’s one thing that the iPhone 4 doesn’t have that a number of other phones do, it’s 4G connectivity. Apple, being their usual self isn’t keen to hop on the high-speed data broadband yet and so consumers looking for a 4G device in the market have been forced to exclude the phone based just on that. But some things are about to change.Korea Telecom is now selling the 4G-capable […]

Samsung Nexus 4G arriving on May 8
After what seemed like forever, the Samsung Nexus S 4G is finally making its way to Sprint’s retail outlets. The 4G stock Google phone will finally go on sale May 8. Those of you who’ve already preordered the phone should expect a tasty little package to arrive on your doorstep in about 2 week’s time.When the Nexus S went on sale in December last year, one of the issues we […]

Sprint Nexus 4G now up for pre-order at Best Buy
If you’re looking for a pure Google phone with a 4G connection, you don’t really have many phones to choose from. It’s either the T-Mobile G2, the upcoming T-Mobile G2x or the Nexus S 4G on Sprint. Since the G2 is already outdated by now, and the G2x is still awhile away, the Nexus S 4G is your best bet if you want something soon. Stock Android 2.3 (Gingerbread), a […]

Sprint Motorola Xoom – WiFi-only first followed by WiMAX 4G version
We all know that the Motorola Xoom will be making its way over to Sprint’s network but it looks like it won’t be getting 4G WiMAX support – at least not initially. According to the folks at BGR, Sprint will be getting the WiFi-only version of the tablet first, and the 4G WiMAX version will only arrive later, though there haven’t been any specified dates. There’s no explanation to why […]

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 […]

Sprint Nexus S 4G arriving on April 6?
The Samsung Nexus S 4G was officially announced to arrive on Sprint a couple of weeks ago and is said to arrive this spring. However, it might actually appear earlier than expected. It has been reported that an arrival date for the 4G phone running stock Android 2.3 would be on April 6. Apparently the date was spotted on the BestBuy preorder website for the Nexus S 4G and then […]

HTC EVO 3D officially announced
After all the speculations, rumors and leaks about the EVO 4G’s successor, it is now official. The EVO 3D was announced by Sprint today, confirming all the previous rumors and leaks about the device. Pretty much everything we’ve heard before is all confirmed for the phone. The HTC EVO 3D will run Android 2.3 on a glasses-free 3D 4.3″ qHD (960 x 540) display and a dual-core 1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon […]

Sprint Motorola Xoom pictured
It looks like rumors about the Motorola Xoom (don’t miss our Xoom Review) Android tablet coming to Sprint are more truth than fiction. An image of the upcoming tablet has surfaced online – it basically looks like the current Motorola Xoom, but instead of Verizon’s logo adorning the top right corner of the device, we have Sprint’s logo instead. Other than that, no more details have surfaced, but according to […]

Sprint introduces Sierra Wireless Overdrive Pro 3G/4G Mobile Hotspot
Sprint has just added a new addition to its lineup of mobile hotspot devices. Called the Wireless Overdrive Pro from Sierra, this mobile hotspot gives Sprint users 3G/4G connectivity to their WiFi devices. A successor to the first Overdrive Pro, this new version offers connectivity to up to 8 devices simultaneously, and has a larger LCD screen but a smaller overall size. It has an improved performance – it powers up […]