Intel testing WiMAX on a Dell Mini 10


A new version of the Dell Mini 10 netbook appears to have been pushed through the FCC, basically the same as the existing version but with WiMAX. The new component is Intel’s 6250 with advanced 802.11n and WiMAX. No details on service provider, but I wouldn’t hold your breath waiting for that – Dell wasn’t […]

Rumor: Sprint to Team up with Walmart for WiMax Tower Locations


This rumor makes plenty of sense when you consider that Walmart Stores get built where people live. As the rumor goes, Sprint is teaming up with Walmart to place WiMax towers on the top of Walmart Stores. That would certainly be one way to push out the coverage of the much ballyhooed but lagging rollout […]

CES 2010: Netgear Press Conference


Got off to an early start today, though not quite early enough to make it into the first press conference by LG. Snuck in later, but not surprisingly the focus was on TVs, so no major loss there. Fortunately it put me in good position to catch the Netgear presscon, which was all about connectivity. […]

Comcast To Offer Wireless Broadband

Comcast is getting ready to roll out Wireless Broadband as yet another product it has to sell. Initially using Sprint and Clearwire’s WiMAX network, the service will be called High-Speed 2go and will be offered in cities where Comcast has its cable service already established. It will be a slow roll out (and I’m guessing […]

Two ultra-mobile video demos from jkkmobile

Along with the tablet they showed us earlier, jkkmobile has posted video demos of a couple more mobile computers today (and other portable PCs too), the Dmedia WiMax MID and Compal KAX15 UMPC. The Dmedia device is packing WiMax connectivity (obviously), but its other noteworthy feature is a big camera lens on the back capable […]

2009 Predictions: Matthew’s Take


Behold my predictions for the great, forthcoming year of 2009.   The following thoughts are what I’d like to see happen with a dash of what I believe will happen.   Gaze with me into the crystal ball: Mobile Computing The term “netbook” becomes a household name because many homes have adopted one or two […]

Dual-Mode WiMAX/EVDO Modem Launches December 21


For those looking to take advantage of WiMAX in Baltimore and still use Sprint’s EVDO without having to carry around multiple cards this is probably of great interest now. Hopefully it will be in the future as Clearwire rolls out more of the WiMAX infrastructure.  For $150 (after a $50 rebate and with a two […]