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Free WiFi Coming to 2000+ Tim Hortons Restaurants in Canada

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You can already get your fill of free Wi-Fi at McDonald's and Starbucks, but you'll soon latch onto the web with your double-double and Timbits too. Tim Hortons has announced that they're bringing free wireless Internet to over 2,000 restaurants across Canada.

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Apple iOS 4.3 to push personal hotspot onto all iPhones

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Aside from the obvious swap to a CDMA cellular radio, one of the other major differences between the Verizon iPhone and AT&T iPhone is the inclusion of the personal hotspot functionality. Sure, you could do the jailbreak thing to do some wireless tethering on the GSM iPhone 4, but it's so much easier when it's already in there.

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Clearwire iSpot enables WiMax hotspots from an iPhone, iPod and iPad

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This handy little MiFi-esque device can latch onto that super speedy 4G WiMAX network (if your area has it) and translate that connection into a Wi-Fi hotspot for up to eight devices for 4-5 hours. In effect, you can have an iPhone 4G and not just an iPhone 4, so to speak.

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Telus entering mobile hotspot game with “Smart Hub” service

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Telus is now recognizing that people don’t just surf the web from their homes and offices anymore. They want to have Internet access just about everywhere they go, and that’s why we’re on the cusp of the new “Smart Hub” service from Telus. From what I can see, the Telus Smart Hub will operate in much the same way as ...

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Sprint 4G goes into Overdrive

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So, you're on a Spring Break trip, perhaps with the iPad you managed to snag or your tried, true, trusty netbook, but you can't seem to find a Wi-Fi hotspot anywhere. You're desperately looking for a place to connect but there's nothing there. Sprint and Sierra Wireless have you covered, literally.One of the newest devices to hit the shelves is the Overdrive 3G/4G Mobile Hotspot by Sierra Wireless. Made available through Sprint, this credit card-sized device takes 3G and 4G connections and converts them into a usable Wi-Fi hotspot for up to five Wi-Fi supported gadgets.

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