Mobile Broadband Articles

Clear unveiled their latest USB Modem: Stick Atlas 4G

  • 09/03/2012 at 05:03 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • Technology

CLEAR Stick Atlas 4GJust about 16 years ago, I remember hearing the distinctive sound made by my computer whenever it was connecting to the Internet. Undoubtedly, things have changed drastically to the point where you don’t even need to be at home to access the Internet, much less use a cable or wire to check your personal email.

Among the leading wireless Internet providers you will find Clearwire – best known as just Clear.  Today they have made the announcement of their newest device: the Stick Atlas, which is a USB modem just like the other devices offered by the company. The main difference is that it’s the first modem in the United States that can provide the consumer with immediate connection without having to update or install any type of software.

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MiFi vs. Wi-Fi

  • 19/08/2010 at 14:22 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • Technology

MiFiThe next step in Mobile Internet Technology is here and making its presence well known.  This advance in Technology allows you to connect to up to 5 at any one time, such devices include the iPad, iPod, Printer, PSP, Laptop and many other wireless devices with no need for USB’s or wires.

The MiFi was first created by Novatel and introduced in the US in 2009. Currently in the United Kingdom the ‘MiFi’ is trademarked and the Internet service is provided solely by the 3 network. Across the globe, carriers such as Vodafone have launched their own MiFi service in countries such as Germany and Spain.

With some providers such as 3, you can opt to buy this device on a monthly contract (18 or 24 months), the more the pay each month, the higher the usage limit or pay a one off fee (Approximately £69.99) for the device and top it up when necessary.

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