5 iOS 8 Features Android Users Will Love

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This morning Apple announced the highly anticipated iOS 8 software update for all the iPhone and iPad users out there, and it was stuffed full of brand new features, improved security, and tons of developer friendly changes. Everyone borrows from everyone these days and earlier we mentioned 5 Features iOS 8 Borrowed from Android, but […]

How to Use the Galaxy Note 3 as a Personal Hotspot

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The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 can act as a personal hotspot, a portable internet connection that can be shared to the millions of iPad, Nexus 7 and laptops we use, and let them connect to the internet anywhere there is a cell phone signal. Whether you call it a personal hotspot, portable hotspot, Mobile hotspot […]

How to Use the Nexus 5 as a Personal Hotspot

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If you’re one of the millions of Americans with a device like the iPad or Nexus 7, or even a laptop and personal gaming device, you can have internet anywhere and everywhere on any device just by sharing your smartphones connection. Our smartphones internet and data signal can become a portable sharable internet connection for […]

How to Make a WiFi Hotspot Widget on Android

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One of the many benefits of using Android is the mulitple different ways users can achieve certain tasks, and one in particular we’re focusing on today is sharing your data connection to a nearby tablet or laptop. Android’s WiFi Tether or Hotspot feature allows you to share and use your mobile phones data connection on […]

Sprint Launches Three New Tri-Band LTE Modems

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Though Sprint’s LTE network hasn’t been the speediest so far in recent speedtests, that may change as the carrier is using all of its spectrum to increase capacity on 4G and deliver the best experience. Rather than locking LTE to a single band, like what many of its rivals are doing, Sprint will soon be […]

How to Use the Samsung Galaxy S4 as a Personal Hotspot

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The Samsung Galaxy S4 can act as a personal hotspot, a portable internet connection that can connect laptops, tablets and portable gaming devices to the Internet anywhere there is a cell phone signal. Thanks to 4G and 4G LTE coverage, the Galaxy S4 personal hotspot delivers connection speeds faster than many home connections. Whether you […]

AT&T Offers Free WiFi to Travelers to the UK

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AT&T Mobility is offering travelers to the UK access to over 16,000 hotspots for free thanks to a new agreement with The Cloud. There is a catch to AT&T’s generosity, however, as U.S. customers still need to sign up for an international plan to be given free access to these 16,000 hotspots. However, by being […]

AT&T Unite Mobile LTE Hotspot Available Friday for Under $1

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After having launched the first touchscreen mobile hotspot unit in the form of the Novatel MiFi Liberate, U.S. carrier is back again with the second touchscreen mobile hotspot in the form of the AT&T Unite. The Unite is made by Sierra Wireless and will connect to AT&T’s HSPA+ and LTE networks for fast mobile broadband […]

AT&T Shows Off the Technology Used to Connect Sports Fans

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Earlier this week, I was invited by the AT&T San Francisco team headed by John Britton and Dan Newman to explore the technologies used to connect sports fans in the Bay Area. The venue? None other than AT&T’s aptly named AT&T Park that hosts the San Francisco Giants. Prior to the start of the Giants […]

Verizon Novatel MiFi Jetpack 4620L Review: Editor’s Choice

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When Novatel Wireless had launched its original MiFi mobile hotspot a few years ago, it was instantly one of the best device in a mobile road warrior’s arsenal. With a compact credit card size and the ability to connect up to five WiFi-enabled devices to Verizon’s 3G CDMA/EVDO network, the original MiFi offered an easy […]

3 Steps to a Cheaper Cell Phone Bill

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Every few months I suggest taking the time to check your cell phone plan to make sure it fits your needs. Verizon, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile lock users into two-year contracts, but that doesn’t mean the monthly bill is locked. Users can change most plan options, features and add-ons without extending the contract. Saving just $10 a month on a […]

New iPad Lasts Over a Day as Personal Hotspot

One of the biggest draws that Verizon’s version of the 4G LTE iPad has over AT&T’s is that Verizon’s model has support for the mobile hotspot feature. AT&T says that might come in the future but it hasn’t said exactly when it will arrive. Mobile hotspot support allows users to connect up to five devices […]

Tethering Support Coming to Nokia Lumia 800 and Lumia 710

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Yesterday, it became apparent that Nokia’s low-end Windows Phone, the Lumia 610, would be arriving with tethering on- board at launch. Lumia 710 and Lumia 800 owners , were, needless to say, jealous because their phones do not possess that feature right now. Those who own those devices can rest easy though as Nokia has […]

Verizon ZTE Jetpack Hands-On (Video)

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At the Consumer Electronics Show, Verizon Wireless had announced two new mobile hotspots for its 4G LTE network to allow WiFi devices to connect to fast mobile broadband speeds. Both devices are named Jetpack, and one of them is made by Novatel in the form of the MiFi, which we had previewed earlier, and the […]

Nokia Lumia 900 for AT&T LTE Confirmed with Tethering

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At CES, we caught up to the Nokia folks at breakfast, who confirmed that the Nokia Lumia 900 will debut on AT&T’s network with tethering, or Internet sharing, straight out of the box. The feature was notably absent on Nokia’s Lumia 800, but thanks to the additional time between the launch of the 800 and […]

Amazon Offering $100 Gift Card with Purchase of Hotspot-Enabled Smartphone

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Amazon is currently offering a limited time promotion on smartphones that have mobile hotspot support for both new customers and those that wish to upgrade. If you buy one of Amazon’s mobile hotspot ready smartphones, a list that includes the Motorola Droid RAZR which just came out today and the Motorola Droid Bionic, the retailer […]

New Huawei Mobile Hotspot, Smartphone Rumored for Sprint

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A number of new devices were outed on Sprint’s inventory computer system. A leaked screen shot of the system shows that two new devices from Huawei and one laptop from Lenovo will be headed to the Now Network, though at this point it’s unclear if those devices will be 3G, 4G WiMax, or dual-mode 3G/4G […]

Mobile Office Essentials: Tools to Work From Anywhere

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One of the perks of my job is the ability to work from home, or really, from anywhere. One thing I’ve learned in my time with mobile technology is, if you don’t have the right tools, you’re setting yourself up for failure. This is important to remember, because mobile connectivity is still at the point […]