MiFi

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  1. mowbotman

    mowbotman Funster

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    does anyone own and use a MiFi ! which network do they use and do they work ok with I- Pad !
     
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    Mifi ???? I only just found out what a milf is:Rofl1:
     
  3. chesterfield hooligan

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    :thumb::Smile: Hi I use a Mifi all the time on 3 network it's up in the bedroom pluged in all the time for a better signal work's great :Smile: :thumb:
     
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    hi i have one on 3 network in the van and it works great even with ipad / nintendo dsi etc no problems.
     
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    We had one on the ship for a while, for use when we were in UK ports.
    It was on "3" network. http://www.mobile-phones-uk.org.uk/3-mobile-wifi.htm

    It was ok if you could get a "3" signal, but the more people who connected to it really slowed it down and it also then ate the data allowance like a hungry hippo!..:Eek!::cry:

    Guess it would be ok if you had an i pod touch or i pad (without sim) which require a wireless signal. When in the van we just use our mobile phones or dongles to connect so we each have our own connection.
     
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    errr, excuse us less educated,,
    but

    "Whats a MIFI" :Blush:
     
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    The best way I can describe is that it is a stand alone dongle that you connect to using wireless technology ( you do not put it in to a usb port).

    The advantage is that you can connect up to 5 devices (laptops, iphones, xbox etc.) simultaneously. It connects to the internet over the mobile network just like a dongle.

    Hope you can understand this

    John
     
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    yep makes sense now, but I note Orange dont do one.
     
  9. Scotties

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    Dont forget the personal hotspot on your iPhone, tethers perfectly with the iPad, saves buying a MiFi and there's no point in having another sim or contract :Smile:
     
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    I think it means mother in law i would like to f ing incinerate:thumb:
     
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    I use my normal sim card... put it in the "thingy" and you have wi-fi for up to five computers/phone/games/music player etc...

    Designed for van life imo

    JJ
     
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