Dongles archive

  • Is Solwise UMD-606N the world's smallest USB Wi-Fi dongle?
    Laptops

    Is Solwise UMD-606N the world's smallest USB Wi-Fi dongle?

    By 3 November 2010

    UK PC and telecoms accessory company, Solwise, has added a Wi-Fi dongle to its range that could well lay claim to be the world's smallest. The USB 2.0 device is 802.11n-specified, yet is as small as a British one pence piece. Measuring 0.75 x 0.55 x...

  • Vodafone Mobile Wi-Fi review
    Phones 4.5 out of 5

    Vodafone Mobile Wi-Fi review

    By 26 August 2010

    Mobile broadband dongles are great except for two killer faults: they only work with devices that have a full-on USB socket meaning no fun for the range of Wi-Fi enabled devices you've got around your house, and they are normally so large they hog more...

  • Three Mi-Fi Mobile Wi-Fi (Huawei E585) review
    Phones 4.5 out of 5

    Three Mi-Fi Mobile Wi-Fi (Huawei E585) review

    By 12 July 2010

    Three has updated the modem it uses for its Mobile Wi-Fi (or Mi-Fi as some people call it) service to the Huawei E585 model, the older one being the 3 Mi-Fi Mobile Wi-Fi (Huawei E5830). Confused? You shouldn't be, but is it just a number change or is...

  • 3 Mi-Fi Mobile Wi-Fi (Huawei E5830)   review
    Phones 4 out of 5

    3 Mi-Fi Mobile Wi-Fi (Huawei E5830) review

    By 27 April 2010

    Mobile broadband USB dongles have come on leaps and bounds since they first appeared a couple of years ago, but what if you haven't got a USB socket to plug them into? How do you get your device to connect to the Internet then? 3, the UK mobile phone...

  • 3 brings us In Car Wi-Fi
    Gadgets

    3 brings us In Car Wi-Fi

    By 8 April 2010

    3 has launched a twist on its MiFi mobile hotspot product by unveiling the In Car Wi-Fi at the Gadget Show Live 2010. The 3G receiver/Wi-Fi emitter is essentially the same creature except repackaged with a different tariff and includes an additional surface...

  • Mobile broadband could hit ISPs
    Online

    Mobile broadband could hit ISPs

    By 18 August 2008

    ISPs could face counting the pennies if the popularity of mobile broadband - using a dongle or data card on your laptop or PC - continues to rise. According to the latest survey by YouGov Mobile Broadband could actually pose a serious threat to traditional...

  • GEAR4 announces BluStream TX Bluetooth dongle for iPod
    Audio

    GEAR4 announces BluStream TX Bluetooth dongle for iPod

    By 25 October 2007

    GEAR4 has announced the BluStream TX, a Bluetooth sender dongle for iPod that lets you free your tunes wirelessly for £40. The BluStream TX automatically pairs to any of GEAR4's Bluetooth products as well as being able to connect to any A2DP compatible...