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 […]

10 iPad Settings to Change Today for a Better Experience


*+-When an iPad buyer gets their wonderful iPad mini or iPad Air home, they might eventually make their way to the iPad Settings screen and change a few things for a better experience. We wanted to share a few Settings that people usually don’t consider. Before continuing, connect the iPad to a computer via a […]

How to Use Personal Hotspot on iPad Air and iPad mini

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*+-Using the Personal Hotspot feature on the Apple iPad Air or iPad mini can save users money and offer a convenient connection to their iPad’s wireless data. People who don’t want to use something like a Mi-Fi or Jetpack, which offers a mobile hotspot for up to 5-10 users, can serve up a connection without […]

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 […]

Verizon Ellipsis Jetpack Review: Affordable Personal Hotspot

The Verizon Ellipsis Jetpack is a very capable personal hotspot that is also affordable.

*+-The Verizon Ellipsis Jetpack is a small portable hotspot that connects to the fast Verizon 4G LTE network to connect up to eight WiFi devices to the Internet anywhere you have a Verizon signal. Dedicated personal hotspots like this are not as popular these days since the iPhone and Android device can quickly become a hotspot […]

How to Use Personal Hotspot on iOS 7

iOS 7 shows how many devices are connected on the lock screen.

*+-iOS 7 offers fast access to the iPhone personal hotspot feature that lets users share the iPhone’s cellular connection with other WiFi devices like an iPad, laptop or gaming system. While the iOS 7 personal hotspot is similar to earlier versions, there are some small enhancements that users will appreciate, including a new indication of […]

Verizon Jetpack MHS291LVW with Killer Battery and Ten Connections

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*+-Verizon totally changed the conversation on Mi-Fi style devices with their new Verizon Jetpack MHS291LVW mobile Wi-Fi hotspot. It solves the problem of battery life that previous mobile hotspots had and connects up to ten devices to Verizon’s fast 4G LTE network. Mobile hotspot users frustrated with their smartphone’s built-in data sharing function should give the […]

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 […]

Finally, an Affordable Global Hotspot Plan for Travelers

An affordable global hotspot plan.

*+-Globalgig is an affordable personal hotspot and plan for travelers that delivers connectivity in the U.S. and abroad with plans starting as low as $17 a month for 1 GB of data. The Globalgig personal hotspot retails for $119 and can connect up to five devices, such as a laptop, a smartphone and an iPad […]

How to Use Your iPhone as a Personal Hotspot Over USB

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*+-The iPhone works great as a mobile WiFi Hotspot, but it performs even better when plugged in with a USB cable. By using the Hotspot function over USB, the phone is both charging and providing an internet connection simultaneously. This is more reliable than the WiFi option which can take time to show up in […]

How to Use Personal Hotspot on iOS 6 and the iPhone 5


*+-The new version of iOS 6 offers faster access to the personal hotspot feature, and slightly changes the steps to turn on the personal hotspot. On iOS 6 and on the iPhone 5 with iOS 6 there is a new Personal Hotspot shortcut on the main menu screen that lets users turn on the hotspot without diving […]

How to Set Up Verizon Personal Hotspot on the New iPad 3rd Gen


*+-If you now have a New iPad with Verizon 4G LTE, then you will want to set up the Personal Hotspot feature. This turns your iPad into a mobile hotspot so that you can share your cellular data connection with up to 5 other people much like you can with a MiFi. The Personal Hotspot […]

What Happens to Free HTC ThunderBolt Tethering on May 15th?

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*+-When the HTC ThunderBolt launched back in March, it came with free wireless tethering as one of the perks. The free 4G tethering ends on May 15th, which means you’ll no longer be able to use the mobile hotspot app without paying up. We’ve been wondering if the promotion will automatically charge customers until they […]

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 […]

BGR: iOS 4.3 Will Be Released Today


*+-Take this as speculation but Boy Genius Report is saying that iOS 4.3 will be released at 10AM PT time today. Who knows if that’s true or not. The post also says that the Personal Hotspot feature that has been reported as limiting connections to three devices can go up to five but it is […]

Sprint’s Next-Gen 3G/4G WiMax MiFi Poses for Photos


*+-Given the popularity of Sprint’s original Novatel 3G CDMA MiFi unit, the successor may be just as popular. Engadget had posted press shots of Novatel’s next generation MiFi mobile hotspot router for Sprint’s 3G/4G WiMax network has emerged and shows an attractive, modern design. There isn’t much information in terms of launch date or pricing, […]