Verizon's Fivespot: It Works, But International Roaming's a Spoiler

The 'world's first global hotspot' works fine, but the cost of using it overseas on Verizon's roaming network may make the Fivespot an expensive novelty for most travelers.


Mobile Hotspots: Which Are Fastest, Most Reliable?

We tested phone-based (Droid X) and free-standing (MiFi) mobile hotspots on the AT&T, Sprint, and Verizon networks to see which ones pump out the best speeds and have the most consistent connection. Here's what we found.