Ford and BlackBerry maker Researchin Motion are racing to provide in-vehicle Wi-Fi. Meanwhile, mobilebroadband provider 3 UKat Gadget Show Live recently unveiled an in-vehicleversion of its MiFi personal hotspot that can be used by multiple devices.For 59.99 (roughly US$92), you get the in-car version of the MiFi modem,mains, car charger and 1GB of data.Ford's version, however, isn't supposed to require any extra hardware.
Wherever you look these days, a new mobile hotspot alternative is popping up, from so-called MiFi devices, wireless routers that are getting smaller and smaller, to applications that allow you to share your connection among devices, to gear specially designed for use in planes and cars. Click through to find out how to get connected.
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