sierra wireless

  • AT&T launches new 3G dongle

    AT&T launches new 3G dongle

    The AT&T USBConnect Mercury is a 1.7Mbps U.S.B. dongle that works with Windows and Macs and is completely 3G HSPA compatible. The dongle will be free with a 2-year $60/month or more data plan. The basic 5GB domestic plan costs $60 for US customers. Customers traveling outside the U.S. can choose one of AT&T’s
    DataConnect North America or DataConnect Global plans. The DataConnect
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  • Hands on: Sierra Wireless Compass 597 USB dongle

    Hands on: Sierra Wireless Compass 597 USB dongle

    The USB dongle from Sierra that was announced last month is surprisingly sturdy contrary to the opinion of one CG reader. It was being demoed on the MacBook Air and it was really, really tiny. We now know it will be available with Sprint. Price and launch are still up in the air. Read More

  • Sierra Wireless announces Compass 597 USB dongle

    [photopress:compas597.png,full,center] The Compass 597 USB dongle is the smallest in Sierra Wireless’ product line. The 597 features a microSD slot and works over an EV-DO Rev. A connection. It also features TRU-Install software that supposedly makes setup easier and is the first in its’ class to include a connector for an external antenna as well as a built-in GPS antenna. It will… Read More

  • Sierra announces swiveling USB dongle

    Sierra announces swiveling USB dongle


    Do USB dongles actually evolve this quickly? Apparently, so, since Sierra has announced the Apex 880 that supports HSUPA as well as tri-band HSPA/UMTS and quad-band EDGE/GRPS. It’s smaller than previous models and has a new innovative design that allows a rotating connector hinge to accommodate your laptop’s needs. The Apex 880 will begin shipping in January. Press Release Read More

  • AT&T quietly launches Sierra 881 3G PCMCIA card

    AT&T quietly launches Sierra 881 3G PCMCIA card

    We absolutely love 3G and how it’s rolling out right now. AT&T loves 3G, too. So much, in fact, that its giving away its brand new Sierra Wireless 881 card for free (after shifty rebate) when you sign-up for a two-year soul-sucking contract at $59.99 a month (for unlimited data, $29.99 for 10MB or less). Now, we’ve used AT&T’s HSDPA network and got download speeds… Read More

  • Sierra Wireless AirCard 595 For Verizon Now Available

    Sierra Wireless AirCard 595 For Verizon Now Available

    If you’re looking for some sweet speeds for cruising the Internet on your laptop and you’re a Verizon customer, be sure to check out the AirCard 595 from Sierra Wireless. Available for $99 from the Verizon store (or $50 with two-year agreement), this bad boy is one of the first EV-DO Rev. A cards available to Verizon customers. The card can also be used on Verizon Wireless’… Read More