Novatel intros ‘MiFi’ mobile broadband router

Novatel might be on to something with its MiFi device. It’s basically a rechargeable, portable wireless router that ingests mobile data signals and spits them back out as standard Wi-Fi. The company

Latest iPhone rumor: EVDO/CDMA model coming in 2009

Apple’s quest for total handheld domination is limited by AT&T and so swirling rumors about a CDMA iPhone has to have some truth to them. It isn’t like Apple to be tied down to one dis

Chrysler to offer $499 EVDO car routers

Instead of being stuck behind some A-hole driving 20 miles per hour under the speed limit while talking on his cell phone, you’ll soon be stuck behind a very similar A-hole trying to balance a lapto

Verizon halves EVDO overage charges, shows that the wireless data cartel cares about consumers

EVDOinfo.com is reporting that Verizon has halved its per-megabyte overage fees for EVDO data and will set a cap of $250 per month in maximum fees for any three of a customer’s billing cycles. After

Man installs EVDO on his MacBook Air

When Devin skewered the MacBook Air some time ago, he was summarily insulted and burned in virtual effigy; we all laughed at him in the chat room. Far from being useless, however, one valid criticism

Review: HTC Shift (CDMA version)

The HTC Shift (CDMA version) is a UMPC with a 7-inch tilting screen and a slide-out QWERTY keyboard. The device runs Windows Vista Business and connects to Sprint’s EVDO data network for on-the-

Verizon Wireless offers overpriced data-only plans

Verizon Wireless has announced some new data-only plans that “are designed to meet the needs of customers who primarily rely on messaging to communicate with others.” Now replace “cu

VZW offering 50MB of data for $39.99/month

File this away in your “Meh” folder if you like but Verizon Wireless is offering 50MB of EVDO data for $39.99 a month. That might work for some people, but I’d think it’d be pr

Cricket Wireless offering unlimited data for $35/month

When I was back home in Portland a couple months back the tattoo shop I frequent had a Cricket shop next door and I didn’t really think anything of it. I know they’re small time and only offer ser

Sprint Mogul update includes EVDO Rev. A support

Good news for HTC Mogul owners on the Sprint network — there’s a new update available that’ll allow your phone to connect to the higher speed EVDO Rev. A network where you could very

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

Zatz likes the CradlePoint MBR1000 EVDO router very much

[photopress:cradlepoint1.jpg,full,center] We might be seeing more hubs like this in the near future. As wireless broadband gets less expensive and technologies like WiMAX get competitive, 3G routers w

Amazon Kindle review [Update]

I’ll be the first to admit that e-books suck. They’re great in theory, but they’ll never catch on. There’s nothing that screams dork more than an e-book. E-books are the future. Apparently the

Another expensive way to get the internet in your car

I have a friend who spent the better part of the last three years of his life driving all over the country teaching people about bearings. Whether or not I actually completely understand what that mea

'Unlimited' EVDO ends up costing Verizon $1 million

Without grabbing a dictionary, it’s pretty safe to say that most people would interpret the term "unlimited" to mean "without limits" or "endless" or "we won&#

iBloglines, the Deluxe Mobile Reader

Bloglines has created the “Ultimate Pro” edition of iBloglines for the iPhone audience. It’s got added functionality like a “pin” to save posts or feeds until you’r

BlackBerry 8830 Lands on Verizon Wireless Today

Amazing. The BlackBerry 8830, which works on both CDMA and GSM networks, is now available on Verizon Wireless, as per the rumors. It is, after all, a BlackBerry, so you can expect and look forward to

Apple May Include WWAN In Future Notebooks

Another day, another Apple rumor. This time, “credible sources” are telling AppleInsider that Jobs & Co. are looking to start including integrated WWAN cards into future notebook model

OQO Model 2 Gets HSDPA'd

Over on Flickr, user tnkgrl got fed-up with the EVDO card her OQO Model 2 came with. So what’s a girlfriend to do when she wants a little HSDPA in her life? Mod the hell out of her computer, tha

Verizon's Unlimited Data Plan Not So Unlimited

Having EVDO on a notebook when you’re out and about is certainly a treat. But all good things must come to an end and in this case, it just so happens to be the word “unlimited”. For
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