Verizon Wireless has announced the release of 2 new 4G LTE enabled mobile hotspots here at CES 2012. Both hotspots are going to be branded as the Jetpack, even though one is made by ZTE and the other by Novatel Wireless. The ZTE Jetpack EuFi890 will feature a OLED display with an interactive keypad, weighs 4.7 ounces, and support up to 10 WiFi enabled devices. The Novatel Wireless Jetpack MiFi 4620L will also have an OLED display that will display battery life, security setting, and keep you abreast of any connected devices. and support up to 10 WiFi connected devices. Though there is mention of some called “Advanced integrated antenna technology,” that makes us wonder whether the antenna strength will be any better with the Novatel hotspot.read more
Verizon Wireless is currently experiencing a nationwide data outage with inconsistent reports. Some users are claiming both their 4G LTE and 3G EV-DO networks are down while others are only having 4G LTE down issues. Verizon Wireless network outages seem to be occurring more in 2011 than in past recent years and one can only wonder if the proliferation of smartphones, or more specifically iPhones, are to blame. Verizon Wireless is aware of the issue and says they are working to fix it, but there is currently no ETA on when the data services that have been interrupted across the nation will be fully restored as of yet.
This upcoming Sunday AT&T will begin rolling out their LTE network for launch, according to AT&T CFO John Stephens while at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Media, Entertainment & Communications conference.read more
Ratloop Asia, the creators of Rocketbirds: Revolution!, has announced plans to release a second installment of the series, Rocketbirds: Hardboiled Chicken exclusively onto the PlayStation network this October.read more
The MyDitto is your own personal Network Storage Device and Cloud Server. It can be used for both personal and business use.
The people over at Dane-Elec sent us over a MyDitto to take a look at and here is what we thought. The MyDitto was pretty easy to setup which was done in less than 5 minutes. I plugged in one of the 2 USB keys that come with the MyDitto and in seconds I was transferring data over to the MyDitto server to be shared on my network. The MyDitto can also be used as a network backup server to keep all of your data stored in a second location in-case you accidentally delete something. Read on for the rest of the review.read more