Mobile phone broadband suggestions

Dave Hodgkinson davehodg at
Fri May 16 12:10:38 BST 2008

On 16 May 2008, at 12:56, David Cantrell wrote:

> On Fri, May 16, 2008 at 09:01:50AM +0100, Edmund von der Burg wrote:
>> What should she get so that she has a decent handset to access email
>> and basic web on, and can also connect with her Apple laptop to the
>> net? I doubt she'll be going over a gig a month, any big downloading
>> will be done in London.
> If you want it to Just Work, get one of the PCMCIA 3G cards.  They'll
> fall back to plain old GPRS if 3G isn't available.
> Or you could go crazy and use a real honest-to-god modem.  With a wire
> going into the wall.  I have an acoustic coupler I can sell you if you
> like.

No, no. Boy scouts on top of the hill with flags.

In other news, I couldn't get my older (something mumble 220) Voda 3G  
working with my new MacBook. There has been some kerfuffle on the
forums about it. The newer ones are alleged to be fine.

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