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Mac drivers for Clearwire WiMAX coming in August, Linux DIY code to follow

Vlad Savov

From August 17, a free download will contain all a Mac user will need to connect to Clearwire's slowly expanding WiMAX empire. Well, there's also the matter of a $79.99 Clear 4G+ USB modem, available from the beginning of the month, but you can rationalize that purchase by noting it can also hook up to Sprint's 3G network. Once you've got those things, and you've paid your dues -- $30 per month for mobile services -- we're sure they'll finally let you in on the superfast mobile browsing party. Linux users have nothing to smile about here, unless they consider Clearwire CTO John Saw's promise to release code from which to build their own drivers a reason to cheer.

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