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Free Wi-Fi networks in SF, San Jose enable seamless switching with Hotspot 2.0

Users can now connect securely to one and automatically get on the other

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Karma Hotspot review: A mobile data plan with no-nonsense pricing

This genuine pay-as-you-go data suffers from limited coverage.

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Satellite hotspot promises to bring Wi-Fi everywhere

The new Iridium modem connects the Internet to any corner of the planet.

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How to turn your Android phone into a hotspot without rooting

Your carrier may frown on using your unlimited data as a hotspot, but there are a number of app-based ways to get your devices online.

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New Gadget Provides Mobile Wi-Fi and Portable Power in One Device

Netgear and AT&T 'unite' to create a new mobile hotspot device which can connect up to 15 devices.

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Wi-Fi mobile data provider Karma moving to Sprint's LTE network

Karma, the startup that offers pay-as-you-go mobile data through a portable Wi-Fi hotspot, will catch up with the 4G world next year by moving to LTE.

Have a productive picnic: Hotspots, chargers and more for the great outdoors

Nothing wrong with getting away from it all, but how will you find that great fishing hole or post photos of canyons and sunsets unless you bring at least a little tech with you? This gear will keep your gadgets singing 'round the campfire.

Add a Wi-Fi hotspot to Windows 8 with Virtual Router Plus

This free utility restores a capability that Microsoft removed from Windows 8, and does it with ease.

Wi-Fi hard drive showdown: Corsair Voyager vs. Seagate Wireless Plus

A new class of portable hard drive creates its own Wi-Fi hotspot, so you can stream media or transfer files from a PC, notebook, tablet, or smartphone without a cable. Which one's best?

Novatel's latest mobile hotspot helps business travelers stay connected

The new MiFi2 Liberate has emerged as one of the top gadgets for portable productivity. Here's how it can help today's road warrior.