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Clearwire Clear Hub Express and Clear Spot Voyager WiMax hotspots revealed

Clearwire Clear Hub Express and Clear Spot Voyager WiMax hotspots revealed

Clearwire has released information on price and release for a couple of new hotspots, both of them running on their current WiMAX 4G network. The first is a $99 wifi router mobile hotspot combination device called Clear Hub Express, it made for both your home and your mobile office. The Clear Spot Voyager, on the other hand, is a $124 device and the ability to run WiMAX wirelessly to eight devices for up to six hours on its own internal battery. These come amid Clearwire upgrading their network to LTE, but stick to WiMAX in the interim.

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T-Mobile quietly launching 5GB, 10GB data plan deal on January 25

T-Mobile quietly launching 5GB, 10GB data plan deal on January 25

T-Mobile is preparing to launch Unlimited Premium 5GB and 10GB data plans that can have Smartphone Mobile Hotspot and MobileLife Album Plus services added on for free, according to a leaked memo obtained by TMoNews. The promotion will be launched quietly, meaning the company won't actively promote the deal and the additional free services are only included if customers ask for them.

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Nintendo 3DS users get free Boingo Wi-Fi access

Nintendo 3DS users get free Boingo Wi-Fi access

Nintendo and Boingo forged a partnership that will offer Nintendo 3DS users free Wi-Fi access at 42 airports in North America where Boingo provides wireless hotspots. Unlike the yet to be released PS Vita, the Nintendo 3DS does not offer a cellular version and has relied on Wi-Fi connections for surfing the web, downloading games and videos, and to access the Nintendo Zone for promotional offers, coupons, and game previews.

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BlackBerry 7 OS devices to finally get WiFi Hot Spot support

BlackBerry 7 OS devices to finally get WiFi Hot Spot support

The BlackBerry 7 OS devices recently launched have on their boxes the label "Hot Spot Capable," and yet none are capable of this feature just yet. A leaked memo to the Now Network carrier, however, reveals that the mobile WiFi Hot Spot feature will be coming soon via a software update in the coming months.

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Skype WiFi Now Available On iOS For Accessing Over 1 Million Hotspots

Skype WiFi Now Available On iOS For Accessing Over 1 Million Hotspots

Skype has just rolled out a new iOS app called Skype WiFi that will allow users to access over 1 million WiFi hotspots around the world. If you travel abroad frequently, this app will come in handy as it allows you to avoid data roaming charges. Whenever you need to check email or make a quick Skype call, you can simply use the app on a per minute basis than be charged hefty data fees.

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Free AT&T WiFi Coming to 20 New York City Parks this Summer

Free AT&T WiFi Coming to 20 New York City Parks this Summer

AT&T announced today that it will be adding free WiFi to 26 locations in 20 New York City parks. The free WiFi is available to all, AT&T customers and non-customers. The service rolled out to three parks today, with 23 additional parks to follow this summer. Nothing is cheaper than free, and it is hard to complain about quality of service when you are paying nothing out of pocket. Although free WiFi services have been talked about for years, free WiFi hotspots have yet to spread city-wide in the US.

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Samsung and Verizon Hand Out Tickets for SIM Cards and Mobile Hotspots at Google I/O 2011

Samsung and Verizon Hand Out Tickets for SIM Cards and Mobile Hotspots at Google I/O 2011

The free gear continues to flow at Google I/O. Samsung and Verizon have handed out cards which are good for a free Verizon Mobile Hotspot and a SIM card which gives three months of complimentary service from Verizon. The tickets can be exchanged for the gear tomorrow afternoon at the Gear Pick Up location at the conference. This fresh gift of gear comes immediately after the announcement during the first keynote that every attendant of the conference will be getting a Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1.

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T-Mobile 4G Mobile Hotspot Dropping Tomorrow

T-Mobile 4G Mobile Hotspot Dropping Tomorrow

We reported back in March during the CTIA Wireless expo that T-Mobile will be doubling their 4G network speeds to 42Mbps in select cities. Along with that announcement was that they will also be launching several new 4G devices including the T-Mobile 4G Mobile Hotspot sometime in Spring. We now have confirmed that the hotspot will be available starting tomorrow.

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Samsung SCH-LC11 4G LTE Mobile hotspot now shipping

Samsung SCH-LC11 4G LTE Mobile hotspot now shipping

If you have a bunch of gadgets that you want to get onto a speedy 4G LTE network at the same time what you need is a mobile hotspot like the new Samsung 4G LTE Mobile Hotspot. This gadget is model number SCH-LC11 and the little device is now shipping directly from Verizon. The hotspot promises to give you 10x the speed of a 3G hotspot.

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iPad 2 Pricing Plans Confirmed For AT&T

iPad 2 Pricing Plans Confirmed For AT&T

We had just gotten official word on the iPad 2 release for Verizon and now we hear from rival carrier AT&T. Not only have pricing plans for the iPad 2 been announced, but also pricing on the new hotspot option for the iPhone 4. Like their competitor Verizon, AT&T plans to start selling the iPad 2 in its retail stores at the same time the device goes on sale at Apple Stores starting right at 5 p.m. local time on Friday.

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Personal Hotspots Coming from AT&T

Personal Hotspots Coming from AT&T

AT&T has confirmed that it will begin supporting the Personal Hotspot feature with the launch of iOS 4.3 on March 11. Users who have the $25 a month DataPro plan which allows for 2 GB of usage, plus the $20 a month tethering add-on will get the update automatically when the update pushes out on the 11th. Users with earlier versions of the iPhone will not be able to use the feature. Verizon's iPhone shipped with the feature, so AT&T has been quick to offer it as well.

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Skype Expands To Over 500,000 WiFi Hot Spots

Skype Expands To Over 500,000 WiFi Hot Spots

Skype just announced at MWC 2011 that it has expanded its Skype Access coverage to over 500,000 hotspots. The Skype Access service was introduced back in January 2009 and provides pay-per-minute access to WiFi hotspots around the world. With this service, users can take advantage of Wi-Fi hotspots without having to pay by the day or by the hour, and can conveniently pay only as much as they use with their Skype Credit.

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