Another Reason the MiFi Rocks – No Drivers Needed

We talked yesterday about the explosion in netbook and MID tailored-OSs. Part of the struggle with these tailored OSs and targeting ultra-mobile computers, like I experienced with HP’s Mini Mi 1000, was the lack of driver support + geeky type procedures for getting a WWAN modem working. A big draw for these devices is the […]

Going Mobile With Verizon MiFi and Samsung NC10


I’m in the parking lot at WalMart while my son is inside soliciting donations for his Eagle Scout project. I thought I’d take this little bit of free time to play with the Verizon MiFi 2200. Here’s how things are going.

Mobile Tech and Being in Two Places at the Same Time


I’m about to start two weeks of having to literally be in two places at the same time, directing two different shows, for two different theatres, in two states. I think I need to clone myself, but I tried that last night and it didn’t work. Instead, I’m working on a strategy that can help […]

It’s a Verizon Weekend – MiFi and HP Mini Getting Served Up


Verizon is set to capture the attention of geeks everywhere this weekend with the official launch of the MiFi 2200 and the HP Mini 1151NR. The HP Mini will included embedded Verizon WWAN for $199 after a $50 rebate. The MiFi 2200 will run $269 (non-upgrade price). Personally, I think embedded WWAN is a bad […]

Sprint Offering MiFi Mobile Hotspot Starting in June


Sprint will begin selling the Novatel Wireless MiFi 2200 next month. The device pulls double duty as a 3G modem and a WiFi router, allowing subscribers to share their mobile broadband with up to five devices. The MiFi 2200 will cost $99.99 after a $50 rebate with a new two-year service agreement. The Sprint Simply […]