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 […]

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

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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 […]

NVIDIA’s Quad-Core Tegra 3 CPU Will Work With 4G LTE Modems


NVIDIA has confirmed that its quad-core Tegra 3 CPU is compatible with separate 4G LTE modems. At this time, the current implementation of the Tegra 3 applications processor combines a quad-core CPU along with a GeForce graphics engine, but does not have an integrated modem within the same chip. According to NVIDIA, partner Fujitsu will […]

No 4G LTE Integration on Tegra 3 Until 2013


NVIDIA’s Tegra 3 + LTE chipset won’t be arriving until 2013, unfortunately in the latest report from the company. The current Tegra 3, which is described by its maker as a 4 + 1 architecture, is based on ARM’s reference design and combines a powerful processor with NVIDIA’s GeForce graphics engine. Unfortunately, due to the […]

Verizon: Family Data Plans Coming in 2012

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Though Verizon Wireless executives have hinted about family data plans, or shared data plans, in the past, CEO Lowell McAdam has finally gone on record to give the initiative a launch timeline sometime in 2012. Under family data plans, users with multiple data-hungry devices–including tablets, embedded computers and notebooks, netbooks, USB modems, MiFi and mobile […]

AT&T’s 4G LTE Network in Atlanta Delivers Early Promising Speeds


Earlier this week, it was reported that AT&T had turned on its LTE network, though an official announcement was not yet made, in the Chicago, IL area with speeds that were a bit lackluster especially when compared against Verizon’s 4G LTE network. However, there are now reports that AT&T is also turning on its 4G […]

Verizon Begins Emailing Xoom Owners about 4G LTE Upgrade


It was reported earlier that the Motorola Xoom’s 4G LTE software and hardware upgrade will be coming–free to current Xoom 3G owners–in September, the carrier is now beginning to email customers about the upgrde. Other than confirming that the 4G LTE upgrade will be coming in September, the email was vague in details. It did, […]

AT&T Makes Foray Into 4G with Hybrid HSPA+, LTE USB Dongle, Hotspot


Following rival carrier Verizon Wireless’s lead with 4G LTE, AT&T had announced two new data products to be launching this summer to make use of the nascent 4G LTE network. AT&T will be rolling out LTE services in five markets initially–Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, and San Antonio, so the 4G LTE mobile broadband services will […]

Review: Sprint MiFi 3G/4G Mobile Hotspot (Video)


With the Sprint MiFi 3G/4G mobile hotspot from Novatel, gone are the days of searching out for free or paid hotspots at cafes and bookstores.Users of Sprint’s MiFi 3G/4G mobile hotspot can connect and share the same mobile broadband data access plan with up to 5 other devices over WiFi with speeds of between 3-6 […]

Quick Review: Verizon’s 4G LTE Network Burns Rubber!


Blazing fast speeds and modest promises help to boost Verizon Wireless’s claim that it is the fastest, most advanced 4G network in America. At its 4G LTE press conference, Verizon Wireless was modest about boasting about its 4G network. The carrier says that it is on track or even ahead of schedule in its network […]