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Hands-on with the T-Mobile Rocket 3.0 and 42.2 Mbps data network

The T-Mobile Rocket 3.0 USB stick supports their fastest 42.2 Mbps data network and performed quite well.
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T-Mobile now has a HSPA+ USB stick they are advertising as a 4G device with support for their 42.2 Mbps data network.

Check out my full ZDNet Mobile Gadgeteer post for a comparison of the observed speeds.

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The Rocket 3.0 is present inside the compact T-Mobile package.

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As you can see you get three removable faceplates and a short USB cable.

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You can change up your faceplate if you wish and IMHO the blue helps you find it much easier.

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The USB stick only weighs just over an ounce and is quite compact.

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The USB end swivels into various positions. You can have it so the USB stick stands up in your computer too.

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The blue cover helps you see the Rocket 3.0 a bit better.

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Rocket 3.0 image gallery 1

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Rocket 3.0 image gallery 2

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