Verizon 4G LTE Broadband Router With Voice (MiFi Home) Review


Unlike Verizon’s other MiFi products made by Novatel Wireless, the new 4G LTE Broadband Router with Voice, also branded as the MiFi Home, is not designed to be used as a truly mobile product. Instead, Verizon is showcasing its latest MiFi Home as an affordable, convenient way to either allow users to cut the cord […]

Sprint Novatel MiFi 500 LTE Mobile Hotspot Review


Novatel Wireless’ MiFi 500 LTE for Sprint Corp.’s 4G LTE and 3G CDMA/EV-DO networks is a powerful device with a lot of flexibility, but one whose full potential is not quite realized yet given Sprint’s more limited 4G LTE footprint. At its heart, the MiFi 500 LTE doesn’t deviate from Novatel’s successful strategy with its […]

Verizon 4G LTE Router With Voice Brings Mobile Broadband to Rural Homes


Verizon’s newest 4G LTE Router With Voice offers many unique benefits by allowing home or business users to connect to Verizon’s mobile network, but chief among them is delivering fast broadband connectivity to areas that aren’t currently wired for DSL, fiber, or cable Internet services. People living in such areas could turn to Verizon’s robust […]

Sprint Launches Three New Tri-Band LTE Modems

Netgear Zing hotspot for Sprint.

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 […]

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


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 […]

Novatel Wireless MiFi Liberate Hotspot Launches on AT&T for $50

Novatel Wireless Mifi Liberate AT&T

The Novatel Wireless MiFi Liberate with a 2.8-inch touchscreen launches on AT&T on November 16th for $50. Novatel Wireless claims the battery lasts 11 hours and the MiFi Liberate can connect up to 10 WiFi devices to the Internet over AT&T’s growing 4G LTE network. The 2.8-inch screen allows users to see what’s going on with the MiFi Liberate and […]

The Must Have Nexus 7 Accessory

Nexus 7 mobile hotspot

The Google Nexus 7 tablet is an amazing tablet, but it screams for an always on data connection. After using the Nexus 7 for a week, I’m convinced that a mobile hotspot is as important as a Nexus 7 case for anyone who owns a Nexus 7. Unlike the iPad, I take the nexus 7 almost everywhere […]

Verizon MiFi 4620L Review: Perfect for Travel

MiFi 4620L review - airport

The Verizon MiFi Jetpack 4620L is the perfect travel companion, delivering a fast 4G LTE connection, long battery life and overcoming areas where the early MiFi units struggled. We’ve already reviewed the MiFi Jetpack 4620L, but this past week I took a trip to San Francisco, where I put the MiFI 4620L through the paces […]

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


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 […]

Verizon Jetpack 4G LTE MiFi 4620L First Impressions (Video)

JetPack MiFI 4620L

The Verizon Jetpack 4G LTE MiFi 4620L is a new mobile hotspot that runs on Verizon’s 4G LTE network and offers many reasons to upgrade from older MiFi hotspots. We first caught a look at the MiFi Jetpack 4620L at CES 2012, and it’s nice to finally go hands on with the improved 4G LTE MiFi […]

Novatel Jetpack MiFi 4620L Coming to Verizon on April 12


After unveiling two new Jetpack mobile hotspot units at the Consumer Electronics Show, Verizon Wireless has confirmed that the Novetel MiFi 4620L Jetpack 4G mobile hotspot unit will be coming to stores and retail channels starting April 12. The updated unit from last year’s MiFi unit now supports up to 10 connections so you can […]

Verizon ZTE Jetpack Hands-On (Video)

ZTE Jetpack Front_H4web

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 […]

Novatel JetPack MiFi 4620L Hands On (Video)

Novatel Jetpack MiFi 4620L

The JetPack MiFi for Verizon was announced at CES 2012 this week, and I was able to stop by the Novatel booth to go hands on with the new 4G LTE hotspot. The Novatel JetPack MiFi 4620L has an OLED display that offers fast, and understandable, access to your signal strength, battery life and even shows you text messages sent […]

Internet Connection Down? Some Tips for Dealing With It


Today begins day three without my once trusty and dependable Charter Internet connection. When online, it’s fast, considering we live in a rural setting. Monday the sync light starting blinking at me, taunting me. A blinking sync light means your modem can’t get a connection to the service provider. What To Do If Internet Goes […]

Why I Replaced My Thunderbolt with a MiFi


I bought an HTC Thunderbolt earlier this year for two reasons – I wanted to play with an Android phone and I liked the option of using it as a wireless hotspot with unlimited data, something that my older Novatel 2200 MiFi didn’t offer on the Verizon network. They only offer limited data contracts. Sure […]

New Verizon 4G LTE Mobile Hotspot Commercial

Verizon Wireless Mobile Hotspot MiFi 4510L

A new commercial for the Verizon 4G LTE Mobile Hotspot 4510L hit the airwaves and the company’s YouTube channel touting the benefits of a 4G hotspot for users. The updated MiFi will deliver both 4G and 3G connections to up to five devices through the Verizon network depending on your location. What you get is […]

How to Make VZAccess Manager Work With Mac OS X Lion

How to make VZAccess Manager Work on Lion

If you try to connect your Verizon MiFi, USB modem or other 3G and 4G access device to your Mac with OS X Lion on it, you’re in for disappointment. The VZAccess Manager is not compatible with OS X Lion, and Verizon has no firm date on when an update will be available. Thankfully, you can work […]

Is Verizon’s 4G LTE Network Down?


It’s unclear if Verizon’s 4G LTE network is down, but at least in the San Francisco Bay Area, California, various 4G devices–MiFi mobile hotspot routers, a few 4G LTE Android smartphones, and a USB modem–refused to connect to Verizon’s 4G LTE network, indicating that there may be network issues at least in the San Francisco […]