updated 04:00 pm EST, Tue February 3, 2009
Nova media iCON 431
Berlin-based nova media today unveiled the iCON 431, a 3G USB modem with a rounded form-factor that is designed to match the visual aspects of Mac computers. The device supports download speeds of up to 7.2Mb per second and upload speeds up to 2Mb per second using HSUPA, while EDGE and GPRS connections will provide downloads speeds up to 220Kb per second. An integrated Micro-SD card slot allows memory expansion up to 8GB.
Launch2net software is included for Mac users, while GlobeTrotter Connect is provided for Windows systems. The iCON 431 is now available directly from the company for 170 EUR (~$220 USD).