MiFi

Orange MiFi 3352 gets official, plus 3G-enabled Samsung N150 netbook

Orange MiFi 3352 gets official, plus 3G-enabled Samsung N150 netbook

The Novatel Wireless MiFi 3352 we spotted undergoing GCF testing last week has been made official, with the 3G mobile hotspot launching on Orange UK.  Full specifications for the MiFi 3352 are unknown - the carrier tells us battery life is "generally about 5 hours" - but according to the press release it has the same on-board app support as the MiFi 2352, together with some "customisable widgets."

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Verizon data plans refreshed: new $15 smartphone option

Verizon data plans refreshed: new $15 smartphone option

Verizon's new data plans have launched, offering smartphone data from $15 for 150MB alongside the original $29.99 unlimited data plan, together with a range of new tariffs for mobile broadband, embedded modems and hotspots like the Verizon FIVESPOT.  Announced earlier this month, the hotspot plans kick off at $20 per month, though there are also contract-free prepay options.

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Novatel MiFi 3352 and MiFi 3372 3G mobile hotspots spotted in testing

Novatel MiFi 3352 and MiFi 3372 3G mobile hotspots spotted in testing

Novatel Wireless' next-gen MiFi mobile hotspots have been caught passing through GCF certification.  The MiFi 3352 and MiFi 3372 each support quadband GSM/EDGE and the 1900/2100 UMTS/HSDPA bands, with the 3352 throwing in 900MHz UMTS/HSDPA support and the 3372 having 850MHz UMTS/HSDPA support.

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Novatel MiFi 2372 lands on KDDI in Japan for rental

Novatel MiFi 2372 lands on KDDI in Japan for rental

The Novatel Wireless MiFi 2372 has landed all around the world on various mobile broadband services to allow users to get web access using a 3G hotspot. KDDI Japan has now announced that the MiFi 2372 is available in Japan as a rental product for Japanese consumers and business users that are traveling internationally.

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Cricket Crosswave hits stores today

Cricket Crosswave hits stores today

About a week ago we talked a bit about the Cricket Wireless Crosswave mobile hotspot device. At the time, the price was expected to be about $109, but now that the thing is actually shipping, the final pricing is more than we expected.

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Verizon iPad deal bundles MiFi; no AT&T 3G in sight

Verizon iPad deal bundles MiFi; no AT&T 3G in sight

The iPad is coming to Verizon Wireless, but not in the way you might first expect.  The carrier has announced that, as of Thursday, October 28, it will be offering three iPad WiFi bundles that package the non-3G version of the iOS slate with a contract-free Verizon MiFi 2200 mobile 3G hostpot.

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Cricket Crosswave Jumps Into The Market

Cricket Crosswave Jumps Into The Market

Cricket Crosswave MiFi from Huawei technologies, is available today for pre-order, and it looks like it's time to give Verizon a little run for their money. This device looks pretty slick and offers wireless 3G internet for up to four devices, 3-hour usable battery life, and up to 32 GB removable memory slot.

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Verizon Wireless Fivespot global mobile hotspot gets official

Verizon Wireless Fivespot global mobile hotspot gets official

Verizon's "global ready mobile hotspot" was caught in the wild all the way back in July, but it's getting its official unveil today.  Working both on the carrier's own CDMA EVDO Rev.A network in the US and 850/1900/2100 UMTS/HSPA networks globally, the Verizon Wireless Fivespot can share its 3G connection with up to five WiFi devices.

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Virgin Mobile USA Adds $40 Unlimited Mobile Broadband Plan to Broadband2Go Portfolio

Virgin Mobile USA Adds $40 Unlimited Mobile Broadband Plan to Broadband2Go Portfolio

When Virgin Mobile launched their very own MiFi, plenty of folks were wondering why it hadn't happened sooner. Prepaid data seems like an instant hit, right? It must be working pretty well for Virgin, because they've just unveiled their intentions of providing a $40 per month unlimited mobile broadband plan for those who want to get in on the whole "Internet anywhere" idea.

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Vodafone Mobile WiFi R201 Review

Vodafone Mobile WiFi R201 Review

As more and more devices clamour for a network connection, mobile hotspots are increasingly shifting out of the briefcase and into the consumer mainstream.  Fresh to the market is the Vodafone Mobile WiFi R201, an OLED-toting way of sharing an HSPA connection with some DLNA goodness in the pipeline.  We've had the Vodafone R201 in our bag for a while now; check out the full SlashGear review after the cut.

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Verizon roadmap tips Motorola DROID Pro, Samsung & Moto tablets and LTE MiFi

Verizon roadmap tips Motorola DROID Pro, Samsung & Moto tablets and LTE MiFi

Details of Verizon's roadmap covering not only the rest of 2010 but partial details of 2011 and even 2012 have leaked, tipping a 1.3GHz Motorola Android phone, various tablets and LTE handsets and MiFi mobile hotspots.  However, the information - provided to BGR by a source at Verizon Wireless - makes no mention of a CDMA iPhone 4.  Instead, the de-facto flagship is the Motorola DROID Pro, a 4-inch Android smartphone with 1.3GHz processor and global wireless, apparently due to arrive in November this year.

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Virgin Mobile MiFi 2200 Review

Virgin Mobile MiFi 2200 Review

Two years ago, mobile broadband was levied out on a per-device basis: one connection per gadget. Novatel Wireless changed that with their MiFi, a portable 3G router that shared a single wireless connection with up to five WiFi devices. Now, Virgin Mobile USA are hoping to change the way we pay for our shareable mobile data, with the first prepaid MiFi on the US market. Check out the full SlashGear review after the cut.

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