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mi-fi hotspot


Carrier confusion: When am I free to leave my family plan?

In this edition of Ask Maggie, CNET's Marguerite Reardon explains when you can leave a family plan without paying a hefty ETF. And she offers some advice on using your smartphone's personal Wi-Fi feature to get cheap Net access at your vacation home.

By March 1, 2013


At CES, two HP laptops do Windows 8 right

Hewlett-Packard taps into the best aspects of Windows 8 with two cool notebooks that were shown this week at CES.

By January 10, 2013


HSPA+ 20Mbps MiFi hotspot dongle coming to Three

Three has a new, faster Mi-Fi dongle -- the Huawei E586, which offers 21.1Mbps download speeds thanks to HSPA+ technology.

By August 17, 2011


New iPhone is coming, so when should I sell my old iPhone?

In this edition of Ask Maggie, CNET's Marguerite Reardon offers a reader advice about when to sell his old iPhone before the new one comes out so that he can get top dollar for it.

By August 14, 2012


Help! These data share plans are too confusing (FAQ)

If you're confused about AT&T's and Verizon's new mobile data share plans, you're not alone. CNET's Marguerite Reardon explains the ins and outs of the plans in this FAQ.

By July 19, 2012


How will Verizon's share everything plans affect you?

Ask Maggie answers questions about Verizon's new share plans, offering insight about how to handle data hogs and whether unlimited users can still get the Samsung Galaxy S III for a discount.

By June 19, 2012


Verizon ready to discontinue Droid 3, 4G hot spots, and more

The carrier is expected to clear out a number of devices in January, including a pair of Android handsets.

By January 3, 2012


Now that Sprint has the iPhone, are its other customers chopped liver?

Today on Ask Maggie, one reader wants to know if Sprint will ever promote anything but the iPhone, while another asks about tethering on Verizon.

By December 9, 2011


Which flavor of AT&T 4G do I have? (Ask Maggie)

CNET's Marguerite Reardon explains the difference between AT&T's 4G services. She also offers advice about getting broadband in remote places.

By September 20, 2011


iOS 4.3 update: Not live last night, but might be live tonight (er, maybe)

Think Apple fans will believe anything CEO Steve Jobs says? Think again. Despite Jobs' claim that the iOS 4.3 update will go live on 11 March, it's tipped to appear a couple of days early... today!

By March 9, 2011