Hold your breath, Apple iPhone to HTC TyTN II Kaiser

UPDATE: My thoughts and experiences concerning the HTC TyTN II Kaiser. Naturally, as time progresses, personal interest and taste change; replaced with new interest(s). Despite my own attempts to persuade myself to ignore the urge, I rarely follow through with my intention(s) to resist falling for the next latest & [purportedly] greatest gadget. Call it […]

911 & City-utility surcharge on a data-only EVDO card?

For the past 5 months, I have spent a significant amount of time online thanks to the Sprint Novatel U720 USB modem. The modem – which operates seamlessly on both Windows & Apple hardware – is the perfect companion for anyone looking for true mobile broadband. Due to the fact that Sprint’s EVDO network operated […]

EVDO fans make ready, Kyocera KR1 firmware update

Sprint EVDO coverage in Seattle is fast with very little competition (for now) – Still waiting for HSDPA to ship There is no doubt that anywhere any time internet via EVDO is a personal favorite. Even more so of a favorite for Sylvia who seems to have semi-permanently jacked my Sprint Novatel U720 USB modem. […]

Nokia (N95) mobile phones play nicely with Apple OS X

UPDATE: Nokia now offers a free official utility dubbed Media Transfer which provides support for transferring photos & videos with iPhoto, and music with iTunes. The utility also provides support for application management on your handset. Having spent my fair share of time with various mobile handsets, I’ve spent a noticeable amount of time and […]

Hands-on with Symbian powered Nokia N95

A few weeks ago, Nokia officially launched its latest power-packed mobile handset on US soil. The Nseries handset, dubbed the Nokia N95, is one of the most anticipated and feature-packed mobile handsets on the market to date. However, at $750 MSRP, you may begin to ask yourself if a "phone" should ever cost more than […]

Talk of iPhone rebates & subsidies, mine is already here

A little over a month ago I shared my surprise and discovery of a little snippet of text on a Cingular receipt that read "iPhone for Derek Punsalan, 2 YR Agreement SAVINGS $150". Looking through some of the comments on that post, as well as the ensuing Digg, a number of individuals believed that it […]

OS X 3.1 Mbps EVDO – Sprint Novatel U720 Rev. A USB Modem

UPDATE: Apple updates WWAN support for Intel based Macs – Download. Having previously experienced and tested the EVDO options for the MacBook Pro with the Verizon Wireless Novatel V640 ExpressCard (Rev. 0), I’ve managed to get my hands on the latest offering from Sprint – the Novatel U720 USB modem (Rev. A). Key feature differentiating […]

Sony Mylo – 8 weeks of college lunch money

UPDATE 11/5: This review unit is available for sale on eBay. Sold. Prior to this review, I had the impression that Sony had created a respectable mobile communications device suitable for instant messaging and VoIP users. True to the sales pitch, the Sony Mylo, or “My life online” delivers – to a certain degree. Inspecting […]

MacBook Pro ExpressCard EVDO setup & review

UPDATE: Apple updates WWAN support for Intel based Macs – Download. Current Intel-powered Apple MacBook Pro owners share much in common. A preference for balanced computing power, OS X, and a common question concerning the tiny slot located on the left-side of their machines – what to do with an available ExpressCard slot? How about […]