Verizon MiFi Device - Just ordered it

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Bill Loguidice
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This is pretty much the last piece of the puzzle to being a truly mobile worker, so I couldn't resist: http://gizmodo.com/5256825/verizon-mifi-2200-3g-portable-wi+fi-hotspot-r...

Now if my Pandora arrives in this lifetime, my toolbox will be complete.

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Grats, Bill!

Grats, Bill!

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Well, I'm happy to report

Well, I'm happy to report that after a long configuration on my Tablet PC that was mostly automated, this tiny little device works as promised, providing a super strong wireless Internet at DSL-like speeds. Not bad!

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Real Photos of my new Verizon MiFi Device - It's small!

It just arrived (I put the CD in there for a size comparison; all the software is already built into the device and only needs to be setup the first time):

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Catatonic wrote:

What a great little device. The iPhone 3.0 software will allow tethering, but your carrier could demand a higher fee for that, or disallow it altogether.

I also like the idea of separated bandwidth caps between the MiFi and iPhone, so I can do what I want on my iPhone and do what I want on my other devices. The other benefit is that I can watch my Slingbox on my iPhone connected wireless to the MiFi, something you can only do via Wi-Fi thanks to lame AT&T/Apple restrictions.

Anyway, it sounds like it arrived today, so when I get home I can check it out.

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What a great little device.

What a great little device. The iPhone 3.0 software will allow tethering, but your carrier could demand a higher fee for that, or disallow it altogether.

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Mark Vergeer wrote:

I do have my Nokia N95 and a USB cable or bluetooth/IR for all my non-wifi/non broad band internet access over 3G but still....

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AT&T is still not offering tethering with the iPhone. Technically, I could jailbreak the phone and make it a wifi hub, but there are other valid reasons for having a tiny, battery powered wifi hub on a different network. There are also other options, but this is the first all-in-one portable solution that solves lots and lots of problems. Exciting stuff.

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Hmm interesting little device.

I do have my Nokia N95 and a USB cable or bluetooth/IR for all my non-wifi/non broad band internet access over 3G but still....

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