15 Jan '11, 11pm

The end of MiFi for iPhone users? #iphone4

By boosting an iOS-specific version of the Verizon 3G Mobile Hotspot, users would be able to access the Internet with laptops and tablets solely through their iPhones. THE news of Verizon Wireless securing the iPhone 4 was greeted with celebrations in the United States when it was announced recently. But going beyond the headlines and the good news to US iPhone fanatics, the straitstimes.com team tested and found that there is one technological breakthrough in this US deal, that could soon pave the way ahead for users of the iPhone worldwide and especially here in iPhone-crazy Singapore. It is the introduction of the iOS-specific version of the Verizon 3G Mobile Hotspot. With this 'Personal Hotspot' feature, users may be spared the agony of locating Wi-Fi hotspots or lugging around their MiFi, a portable wireless router, in their pockets. This generally spells the end of M...

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