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Motorola launch WiMAX WiFi base station & USB dongle

Motorola launch WiMAX WiFi base station & USB dongle

Motorola has announced two new WiMAX products, a desktop base-station which shares WiMAX over WiFi and supports VoIP - the Motorola CPEi 725 - and a USB dongle, the USBw 200.  The two products - which will go on sale via WiMAX carriers, rather than directly to consumers - enable both deskbound and mobile workers to take advantage of the next-gen high speed networks slowly spreading across the US.

The CPEi 725 is perhaps the most interesting of the two new products, and has twin WiMAX antennas to support the 2.5GHz band.  As well as WiFi it has an analog voice adapter port for plugging in a handset and using the WiMAX connection for VoIP calls.  As for the WiFi side of the equation, there are MIMO antennas for improved coverage.

Alternatively, the Motorola USBw 200 is a USB dongle intended for a single user.  It will be available in 2.3, 2.5 and 3.5GHz versions, and has a "power boost" system for better connectivity with reduced draw; in fact, it requires just 1.5W, which means the notebook you're using it with should last even longer.

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VIA eNote 11.6-inch ultraportable gets WiMAX [Video]

VIA eNote 11.6-inch ultraportable gets WiMAX [Video]

VIA have unveiled their latest ultrathin notebook, the eNote Turnkey Solution, a wireless-packing ultraportable based on the company's 1.3GHz Nano CPU and a choice of WiMAX, HSDPA and EVDO Rev.A modules.  Intended to be offered by carriers rather than direct to consumers, the VIA eNote has an 11.6-inch WXGA LCD and VX800 graphics chipset.

Video demo after the cut

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Sprint Announces 17 More WiMax Markets

Sprint Announces 17 More WiMax Markets

Sprint is busy with a lot of things, from pushing the Palm Pre, to expecting the release of the network's first Android phone, and trying to keep those needed subscribers in their ranks. But it keeps pushing strong with the network itself, and that's something we can all appreciate.

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Time Warner Cable mobile WiMAX on the way

Time Warner Cable mobile WiMAX on the way

Time Warner Cable announced today that they are still on track for bringing mobile WiMAX to the masses very soon.

The CEO of the company, Glenn Britt, noted that more details would be released in the near future, but the fall was shaping up to be the time for release for this mobile network.

The first cities lined up to receive mobile WiMAX will be Dallas and Charlotte. This new move is intended to appeal to current customers that are moving away from VoIP services and toward wireless-only lifestyles.

Samsung Mondi Mobile WiMAX Device First-impressions

Samsung Mondi Mobile WiMAX Device First-impressions

It seems a long time since we played with a non-functional prototype of Samsung's Mondi WiMAX MID back at Mobile World Congress in February.  Only last week the Windows Mobile 6.1 handheld saw its official launch, to take advantage of Clearwire's slowly spreading CLEAR WiMAX network, so imagine our surprise when a Mondi dropped, unannounced, through the SlashGear letterbox.  After the cut, check out our walkthrough video and an initial hands-on gallery, together with some early feedback in advance of our full review.

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Toshiba add WiMAX to Dynabook SS ultraportable & UX netbook

Toshiba add WiMAX to Dynabook SS ultraportable & UX netbook

If our review of Toshiba's Portégé R600 this week tempted you into the company's ultraportable range, but you prefer an added shot of WiMAX goodness, then you'll be wanting to head over to Japan to pick up the company's latest wireless-integrated model.  The Japanese version of the R600, the Dynabook SS, will see its RX2/T9JMAJ WiMAX version (complete with a 128GB SSD) launch today, July 24th; Toshiba first announced the notebook back in June.

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Samsung Mondi WiMAX MID previewed: keyboard poor & WM6.1 sluggish

Samsung Mondi WiMAX MID previewed: keyboard poor & WM6.1 sluggish

Samsung's Mondi may be tricky to find for retail right now, but an early unit has dropped over at PC World for them to try out.  Taking advantage of Clearwire's CLEAR WiMAX network, the Mondi MID has a slide-out keyboard, 4.3-inch 800 x 480 touchscreen and runs Windows Mobile 6.1; unfortunately, reviewer Ginny Mies found that while the screen is "gorgeous" the keyboard is too flush to be comfortable and the OS does its usual job of making things sluggish.

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