The modem includes a microSD card slot, so it can be used as a memory stick with up to 8 Gigabytes of memory. For future compatibility, it is upgradeable to support high upload speeds with up to 5.76 Mbps.
"The sleek design and silver/black color scheme makes the iCON 431 a perfect match for any recent Mac." states jan Fuellemann, PR spokesperson at nova media. "The USB connector is retractable, which makes this modem extremely easy to transport."
The iCON 431 includes the internet connect wizard launch2net for Mac OS X which offers a one-click connection to the Internet without the need to enter cryptic configuration details. launch2net already includes connection settings for most mobile network providers worldwide and displays time and data consumption of mobile online sessions.
Pricing and Availability:
The iCON 431 is available today from nova media for Euro 168 (plus sales tax if applicable), and requires Mac OS X 10.4.11, 10.5.2 or higher and a SIM card enabled for mobile data connections. The modem includes a connection software for Windows and drivers for Linux can be obtained from nova media.