Home Mac, Airport Extreme, DynDNS, simple remote VNC

  • March 7th, 2010

Since I had willingly allowed my MobileMe subscription to expire, I no longer had access to Apple’s Back to My Mac service for accessing my home Mac remotely. Although the feature was definitely useful + headache free to setup and use, I couldn’t justify the $99 annual renewal for the entire MobileMe package. I experimented […]

Hold your breath, Apple iPhone to HTC TyTN II Kaiser

  • October 2nd, 2007

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 […]

MOTOROKR S9, wireless – sounds OK, looks dorky

  • September 23rd, 2007

UPDATE 10/29: Lindsay has been selected as the winner. Email confirmation sent. Congrats Lindsay! Motorola is trying their best to make a niche for themselves in the mobile entertainment arena with the ROKR (rocker get it?) line of cellphones & accessories. Sprint / Motorola sent me Motorola’s latest, the MOTOROKR S9. Although I admit fascination […]

Belkin N1 Vision, the wireless router is "cool" again

  • August 18th, 2007

Remember the old days when wireless networks were few and far between? Since then, we have come a long way with commercial & personal networks overlapping and blanketing neighborhoods and city blocks. Although performance, reliability, and security have improved, hardware is still bulky, unattractive, and generally "unfriendly". Wireless hardware is the type of device that […]

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

  • May 28th, 2007

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

  • May 5th, 2007

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

  • April 29th, 2007

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 […]

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

  • December 14th, 2006

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 […]

MacBook Pro ExpressCard EVDO setup & review

  • October 14th, 2006

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 […]

Living with a wireless Mighty Mouse

  • August 12th, 2006

It’s been a little less than a week since I managed to procure one of Apple’s latest, the wireless Mighty Mouse. After having spent the last couple days with it, I’ve discovered a few pros and cons concerning the odd looking pill sitting beside me on my desktop. Pros Wireless. No point in feeling restrained […]