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A hotspot in your pocket. Clear Spot Apollo 4G.

Boot Camp feature for Thursday, December 1, 2011

A hotspot in your pocket.   I’m Fred Fishkin with technology BootCamp, a report on gadgets and gear.     Lots of smartphones can be turned into a mobile hotspot,  letting you use their wireless Internet connection with tablets or notebooks.   But for the most part, data plans from carriers are capped and there is an added fee.   That’s why, if you live and travel mostly within Clearwire’s 4G service area, the Clear Spot Apollo 4G hotspot, is an interesting and affordable alternative.  The 99 dollar gadget lets up to 8 devices connect at a time, and says Regional communications director Chris Comes….

“We now have service at 50 dollars a month.  And that’s nationwide,  50 dollars a month, unlimited, no caps.  There is no long term contract.   You can use the device month to month, week to week or you can even get a day pass. ”

You can check the coverage areas and get more info at Clearwire.com.   You can find us with archives, interviews and more at BootCamp.com.   I’m Fred Fishkin.

Categories: Consumer Electronics | Mobile Devices