Novatel MiFi 2200 – Mobile Wi-Fi Hotspot modem (for Sprint or Verizon)

I really like the idea of the Novatel Mi-Fi devices – a mobile Wi-Fi modem that lets you create your very own Wi-Fi hotspot anywhere there is Verizon or Sprint cell coverage. Sure, you have to have one of their broadband service plans, but the device is free (well, $0.01) when you purchase a subscription.… Continue reading Novatel MiFi 2200 – Mobile Wi-Fi Hotspot modem (for Sprint or Verizon)

VDSL2 ups the ante on DSL technology – 500Mbps possible

Ericsson has shown that they can achieve 500Mbps speeds over copper lines, using a next-gen DSL technology called VDSL2 (Very High Speed Digital Subscriber Line 2). Just one caveat – the 500Mbps rate was only over 500m, and it degrades as the distance gets longer. However, even at 1km, you may still get 50Mbps which… Continue reading VDSL2 ups the ante on DSL technology – 500Mbps possible

CES 2009: Dlink’s All In One Router and More

Dlink has announced the Xtreme N Storage Router. This router is touted as a “All In One” router and comes in an impressive little package sporting a small picture frame, wireless N router, 4 1GB ethernet ports, SATA drive bay, and 2 USB ports for hard drive or print sharing. The router allows users to… Continue reading CES 2009: Dlink’s All In One Router and More