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FreedomPop goes national with a Sprint-powered mobile hotspot

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FreedomPop has made national headlines for its “freemium” take on mobile broadband service, but it’s never been able to offer a nationwide service. The reason is it’s always been dependent on Clearwire’s WiMAX network to connect its customers, and Clearwire only offers that connectivity to about a third of the...
FreedomPop goes national with a Sprint-powered mobile hotspot

Option XYFI is 'world's smallest' personal hotspot -- we go hands-on!

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Option's XYFI (pronounced ex-WiFi) was announced earlier this week with little fanfare but piqued our interest with its claim to being the world's smallest personal hotspot. We had an opportunity to look and discuss it at a quiet table at MWC today, a nice change from a showy booth....
Option XYFI is 'world's smallest' personal hotspot -- we go hands-on!

Rogers launches LTE Rocket USB dongle and mobile hotspot, revamps 4G pricing

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Hold on to your campaign hats people, Rogers has some blazingly fast new LTE devices for your consideration: the AirCard 330U LTE Rocket and AirCard 763S LTE mobile hotspot. Both Sierra Wireless 4G cards support the 1700MHz, 2100MHz and 2600MHz bands for theoretical peak downloads of 100Mbps, while real-world...
Rogers launches LTE Rocket USB dongle and mobile hotspot, revamps 4G pricing
Hands on: Verizon's Jetpack LTE Mobile Hotspot 890L is fast

ZTE shows off first FD-LTE/TD-LTE USB modem, hotspot

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Chinese mobile communications gear maker ZTE has unveiled two new products, with the MF91S mobile hotspot and MF820S2 USB modem. Both support the FD-LTE and TD-LTE high-speed mobile broadband standards that are becoming more and more popular in worldwide markets. The devices are best suited for China, thanks to TD-SCDMA...
ZTE shows off first FD-LTE/TD-LTE USB modem, hotspot

Connectify combines Wi-Fi, 4G into a superfast wireless pipe

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Connectify made a big splash in 2009 when it began offering software that would turn a Windows 7 PC into a Wi-Fi hotspot – long before such mobile hotspot features became common. Now the Philadelphia-based startup plans to pull the same trick in reverse. Instead of distributing a single broadband...
Connectify combines Wi-Fi, 4G into a superfast wireless pipe

Virgin Mobile USA Launching iPhone on June 29 with Plans Starting at $30

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In line with rumors from earlier this week, Virgin Mobile USA today announced that it will begin offering the iPhone on June 29. Virgin Mobile USA is a prepaid brand operated by Sprint. Notably, Virgin Mobile will be offering service plans for as low as $30 per month with no...
Virgin Mobile USA Launching iPhone on June 29 with Plans Starting at $30
The new iPad is a beautiful reminder of how stupid data plans are

Storage on the go: We test five fast portable hard drives

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For system backup, archiving, or simply carrying around large data sets, 2.5-inch portable hard drives rule the roost. Competing flash drives are super portable and convenient, but they top out at 128GB; and at larger capacities, they cost a whopping buck per gigabyte. By comparison, each of the five...
Storage on the go: We test five fast portable hard drives

Samsung Galaxy S Lightray 4G for MetroPCS Tunes In to Live TV

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If you’re sick of all the Olympic spoilers and actually want to watch the games as they happen, but can’t get to a TV or computer, MetroPCS has a new smartphone that can help you get your fix. The Samsung Galaxy S Lightray 4G features a built-in antenna and comes...
Samsung Galaxy S Lightray 4G for MetroPCS Tunes In to Live TV
T-Mobile releases carrier update for unlocked iPhone 5s, enables LTE, improved battery performance, and Visual Voicemail support (Updated)
US Cellular releases Samsung Mobile Hotspot for its new LTE network

T-Mobile launches LTE with a bang, the iPhone 5 and no contracts

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T-Mobile’s transition to the “un-carrier” is complete. The last of the big four U.S. network carriers has an LTE service to call its very own: T-Mobile officially flipped the switch for its LTE network on Tuesday. At a press event in New York City, T-Mobile announced the first 7 cities that...
T-Mobile launches LTE with a bang, the iPhone 5 and no contracts
Option Xyfi hands-on: a creative new take on the portable hotspot

Motorola Droid 4 Arrives on Verizon’s Website

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Earlier today, we told you about a possible release date and potential pricing for the upcoming Motorola Droid 4 for Verizon and now, we have some more evidence that signals that a release is getting extremely close. The Droid 4 has landed on Verizon’s DroidDoes website which will give you...
Motorola Droid 4 Arrives on Verizon’s Website

T-Mobile Galaxy S III hands-on

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T-Mob's variant of the Galaxy S III made its in-store debut on this very day, and we just had a chance to go hands-on with the flagship smartphone. The carrier brought the handset down to the Metropolitan Pavilion for Pepcom's baseball-themed shindig and we just had to get our...
T-Mobile Galaxy S III hands-on

Verizon will support Mobile Hotspot on the new iPad, AT&T still working on it

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It's no secret that the new iPad will offer the ability to share a data connection with other devices through a mobile hotspot, but the feature doesn't do any good if your wireless network doesn't offer it. Representatives from Verizon and AT&T sent tweets this morning that raised more...
Verizon will support Mobile Hotspot on the new iPad, AT&T still working on it

10 Reasons Why Jailbreaking Your iPhone Is A No-Brainer (AAPL)

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One of the most popular complaints about Apple's iOS operating system is that it forces the user to exist in a "walled garden." The user has plenty of access to apps and services, but only if those apps and services meet Apple's guidelines. The iPhone is such a unique platform...
10 Reasons Why Jailbreaking Your iPhone Is A No-Brainer (AAPL)

FreedomPop’s plan: an iPhone, a WiMAX shell and 1 GB free data

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FreedomPop’s plans to launch a ‘freemium’ mobile broadband aren’t just ambitious, they’re a bit zany – zany bordering on genius. Instead of providing a stand-alone smartphone and dealing with pesky issue of providing voice, it’s leveraging its data-only deal with Clearwire to sell a WiMAX modem shell. Customers then fit...
FreedomPop’s plan: an iPhone, a WiMAX shell and 1 GB free data

AT&T offers Unite LTE hotspot for $1 with two-year contract

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AT&T will be offering a second mobile hotspot with touchscreen capabilities to customers later this week. The AT&T Unite by Sierra Wireless will allow users the ability to create a ten-device Wi-Fi hotspot that uses the carrier's 4G LTE phone network, with the further option of allowing the creation of...
AT&T offers Unite LTE hotspot for $1 with two-year contract

FreedomPop expanding free LTE service to tablets

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Forbes is reporting that FreedomPop, the gratis wireless broadband startup, is planning to release a 4G device designed specifically for tablets. The company's "LTE Clip" will attach to an iPad or Android tablet and transform WiFi-only devices into 4G-capable hotspots (so long as you're in an area with Sprint...
FreedomPop expanding free LTE service to tablets

Sprint Grows LTE Lineup With Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1, LG Smartphones

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With Sprint’s 4G LTE network rolling out to 100 more cities in the coming months, the carrier is continuing to add to its selection of compatible smartphones and tablets with the introduction of four new devices today. The Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1, LG Optimus G, LG Mach and Sprint...
Sprint Grows LTE Lineup With Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1, LG Smartphones

Verizon Including Mobile Hotspot in iPad Data Plans, AT&T Still 'Working with Apple'

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GottaBeMobile reports that Verizon has officially announced that its data plans for the new iPad Wi-Fi + 4G will include mobile hotspot functionality at no additional charge. The feature allows users to share the device's cellular connection, broadcasting it as Wi-Fi signal that can be used to provide data connectivity...
Verizon Including Mobile Hotspot in iPad Data Plans, AT&T Still 'Working with Apple'
T-Mobile smartphones are data beasts, eating up 760 MB a month

THE TRUTH ABOUT JAILBREAKING YOUR IPHONE: It's Completely Worth It (AAPL)

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I've been an iPhone user for roughly a year, and when the Absinthe jailbreak came out a few weeks ago, I grabbed it and jailbroke my phone. I've been using my phone outside of Apple's reach ever since, and I think I'll keep it that way. Click here to see...
THE TRUTH ABOUT JAILBREAKING YOUR IPHONE: It's Completely Worth It (AAPL)
Virgin now offering 4G service, no contract required, but you’ll need an Evo

Verizon gets it: We want data freedom, and don’t want to be gouged for it

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Apple’s inclusion of a mobile hotspot on the new iPad is pretty exciting. Like the iPhone, we can now use the tablet as a hotspot to share the data connection with our other wireless devices. But Verizon’s move is even better: you don’t pay extra for it.Verizon has confirmed to...
Verizon gets it: We want data freedom, and don’t want to be gouged for it
Sprint to expand 4G LTE to Kansas City and Baltimore this year

Sprint’s ‘Tri-Fi’ Mobile Hotspot Plays Nice With 3G, WiMax, And LTE

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Talk about covering your bases. In addition to outing the EVO 4G LTE’s release date, Sprint (along with hardware partner Sierra Wireless) has pulled back the curtains on their new Tri-Fi mobile hotspot, which the carrier will launch for $99 after a mail-in rebate on May 18. Hotspots aren’t usually...
Sprint’s ‘Tri-Fi’ Mobile Hotspot Plays Nice With 3G, WiMax, And LTE

Flurry: China Is Fastest Growing Market For iOS & Android Devices, Chile Comes In 2nd

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It’s no secret that mobile analytics firm Flurry gets a kick out of tracking apps and mobile device adoption trends, and today it released some new data on iOS and Android device adoption around the globe. The United States still leads in the number of active iOS and Android devices...
Flurry: China Is Fastest Growing Market For iOS & Android Devices, Chile Comes In 2nd
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