Macs get globetrotting 'super 3G' modem

GPRS, EDGE, UMTS and HSDPA included

nova media globesurfer hsdpa mac modem

Germany's Nova Media has launched Globesurfer ICON, an all-on-one GPRS, EDGE, 3G and HSDPA wireless data modem for the Mac. The €339 ($432/£yy/€228) box hooks up to a spare USB port - it's bus powered - and comes pre-loaded with connection settings for 300 carriers around the world, courtesy of the company's own Launch2net software, though UMTS and HSDPA 3G connectivity isn't available in the US. More details from Nova Media's website. ®

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