Editor's Pick: Nighthawk 5G WiFi 6 Mobile Hotspot Pro
Maximum PC|Holiday 2021
Aside from the crazy name, this is pretty cool

LONG AGO, before I first left Maximum PC, I looked at Netgear’s portable 4G mobile modem/hotspot. That thing was awesome— if you couldn’t get a decent internet speed from the local Wi-Fi or your ISP, you’d simply pop in a sim for an easy and convenient way to get running at 4G speeds.

When I left the mag, I actually pinched it from Alan, much to his disdain. The reason was that, before I moved to Tom’s Hardware in January 2019, I bought my first home, and boy did it need some work. It’s fine, I’m a bricklayer’s son, so working around building sites is sort of my thing. The problem was, the internet at the time was a mess and I had to wait two months to be connected. The house was out in the sticks, so there was a chance the network could go down if we had a bad storm. I was nervous, especially approaching my first day at the new job, and it being the start of CES. So I grabbed the Nighthawk M1 4G, popped my sim in, and was good to go.

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