GlobeSurfer X-1 Wireless Broadband Router

Option GlobeSurfer X•1 router: “a new product that transforms any USB wireless modem into an instant Internet-connected WiFi network capable of supporting multiple users.” Too bad I can’t figure out where to buy it. Also too bad that I can’t simply do this with a jail-broked iPhone. I mean, doesn’t an iPhone have everything it […] » about 100 words

I’m A Fonero, Are You A Fonero Too?

Now that I’ve moved I’ve finally set up my Fonera. I had hoped to offer a story about the process, but it was so simple I can’t really say much more than “I plugged it in, I registered it, it worked.” The Fonera is a tiny little router/WiFi access point that looks worlds better than […] » about 500 words

Rocking Wirelessly: Verizon’s V640 EVDO Card

After <a href="http://maisonbisson.com/blog/post/11012/">vacillating for a while</a> (and <a href="http://maisonbisson.com/blog/post/11418/">waiting for it to become available</a>), I finally purchased one of the <a href="http://www.verizonwireless.com:80/b2c/store/controller?item=phoneFirst&action=viewPhoneDetail&selectedPhoneId=2407">Verizon</a> / <a href="http://www.macsimumnews.com/index.php/archive/novatel_v640_expresscard_34_solution_works_with_macbook_pros/">Novatel V640</a> <a href="http://www.expresscard.org/web/site/qa.jsp#01">Express Card</a> <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/EVDO">EVDO</a> adapters that <a href="http://raibledesigns.com/page/rd?entry=evdo_express_cards_for_macbook">everybody's talking about</a> for my <img border=0 width=1 height=1 src="http://ad.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/show?id=XfFSogqWv7s&bids=77305&type=2&subid=0" /><a href="http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/click?id=XfFSogqWv7s&offerid=77305.118&type=2&subid=0">MacBook Pro</a>. » about 300 words

Bluetooth Headset

As I was contemplating making angry calls to my hosting provider last week when they shut down MaisonBisson for a couple days, it occurred to me that I would rather make those calls via SkypeOut or some similar service that didn’t reveal my home phone number. After all, I wouldn’t want an angry sysop to […] » about 400 words