AT&T Unite Pro Hotspot Review

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In a world of smartphones with built-in personal hotspots that share the phone’s data connection, where does a dedicated hotspot like the AT&T Unite Pro Hostspot fit? Can this apparent anachronism surprise potential buyers? Is it worth an extra $20/month on a contract and either a 2-year commitment or up to $200 when purchased without a contract? […]

How to Use the LG G3 as a Personal Hotspot


The new LG G3 is a powerful smartphone that can do a lot of things, and one of them is act as a personal hotspot. A portable internet connection that can be shared to the iPads, Nexus 7 or laptops we all use, and let them connect to the internet anywhere there is a cell […]

How to Use the Samsung Galaxy S5 as a Personal Hotspot

Use a personal hotspot toggle widget to quickly turn your hotspot on or off.

The Samsung Galaxy S5 is capable of sharing its connection with other devices like a laptop, tablet or portable gaming system thanks to a personal hotspot feature. When you use the Galaxy S5 as a personal hotspot you can connect other devices to the Internet anywhere you have a good cell phone signal. This technology […]

How to Use the Galaxy Note 3 as a Personal Hotspot


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 […]

AnandTech: iPad Air Can Be a 24 Hour Mobile LTE Hotspot

Set up your device as an LTE Mobile Hotspot

Mobile devices by definition are meant to be carried around and keep you connected. It’s an easier bet with a Smartphone because, well, it is always connected. But what about Tablets? With the release of new Tablets we usually see WiFi only models sold alongside LTE or broadband models, the latter with a higher price […]

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 […]

How to Use the Samsung Galaxy S4 as a Personal Hotspot

The Samsung Galaxy S4 can act as a personal hotspot to connect up to 10 devices.

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 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 […]

Globalgig Launches Affordable Mobile Hotspot for International Travelers


If you’re a traveler destined for the U.S., the UK, or Australia, then Globalgig‘s hotspot solution may help you cut high international data charges. Travelers to foreign countries usually either have to get an unlocked phone–or unlock their phones themselves–and use a local SIM card for more affordable voice and data calls, or pay roaming […]

AT&T 4G LTE MiFi Liberate Brings Touchscreen and Long Battery Life

AT&T MiFi Liberate

AT&T’s latest mobile hotspot from Novatel Wireless has tremendously long battery life, and is the first MiFi device with a touchscreen. Today AT&T announced the MiFi Liberate, the first 4G LTE mobile hotspot with a 2.8-inch touchscreen. The touchscreen makes using the device much easier than most other mobile hotspots. The touchscreen makes it easy […]

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 […]

AT&T iPad Hotspot Support Remains MIA Four Months After Launch


Even with AT&T’s new shared data plans now becoming crystal clear, the carrier’s plans for hotspot support with the new iPad remain very much unclear. Back in March, when the new iPad first launched, the carrier issued a statement saying that it was working with Apple to make the mobile hotspot feature available to new […]

Karma Wants To Make 4G Mobile Hotspots Social

Karma Hotspot

Karma has a new way of using 4G mobile hotspots: sharing. According to TechCrunch, Karma wants to make using 4G hotspots easier by offer 100MB of free data to everyone. Here’s how it works: users can opt to buy a $69 mobile hotspot to carry with them. Signing up gives the user 100MB of free […]

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 […]

Sprint Launches New Tethering Plans

Sprint Unveils New Tethering Plans

Sprint has rather quietly killed off its 5GB tethering plan and introduced two new tethering plans to customers on its network. In a post on its community forums, Sprint outlined the details. The 5GB for $29.99 a month plan has been sent off into the sunset and in its place, the carrier has introduced two […]

U.S. Cellular Announces 4G LTE Samsung Mobile Hotspot

Mobile Hotspot

In an effort to shore up its current 4G LTE lineup, U.S. Cellular has today announced a new 4G LTE mobile hotspot from Samsung which is now available online and will become available in stores starting May 21st. The device, whose full name is the 4G LTE Samsung SCH-LC11 Mobile Hotspot, will allow U.S. Cellular […]

HTC Sensation 4G Ice Cream Sandwich Update Has a Catch

HTC Sensation 4G Ice Cream Sandwich Update Comes with a Catch

Tomorrow, T-Mobile will roll out Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich for the HTC Sensation 4G. However, there might not be too much celebrating as T-Mobile has confirmed that this update will effectively end the free tethering that many users have enjoyed for quite some time. In a statement to PCMag, the carrier confirmed the bad […]

Verizon Offers New Prepaid Plans, Makes Jetpack Hotspot Contract-Free

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Starting tomorrow, Verizon will lower its prepaid plans from a ridiculously high $94.99 for unlimited talk and text to $80 for unlimited talk, text, and 1GB of data. Verizon’s new plan with data included is nice, but there is a catch. So far, the new plan will only work on a $169.99 Samsung Illusion.  That […]