Archive for August, 2007

Apple Mac users - device choices

Following on from a debate over at PC Pro, here’s a list with the connectivity options for all you Apple Mac users out there:
PowerBook 15″/17″
PC card slot, can use the ExpressCards with the supplied adaptor, or a USB modem
PowerBook 12″, iBook, MacBook
No slot, so the USB modem must be used
MacBook Pro
Either ExpressCard or […]

Posted by fatcat on August 31st, 2007

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Vodafone launch 7.2Mbps, HSUPA, USB Modem and ExpressCards!

Vodafone have announced that they’re going to upgrade their HSDPA network to support download speeds of 7.2Mbps and upload speeds of 1.4Mbps (via HSUPA). They’re expecting to upgrade the network in central London and a number of UK airports by the end of October, offering the fastest mobile broadband service in the UK.
In order […]

Posted by fatcat on August 28th, 2007

Filed under 3G Broadband / HSDPA, ExpressCards, HSUPA, USB Modem | 2 Comments »

the voip debate

Just seen some posts on the internet about Vodafone’s policy on VoIP - e.g. Skype, iChat, etc. With Vodafone, you can use VoIP on the ‘Mobile Broadband’ price plans - i.e. those designed for laptops, but not the ‘Mobile Internet’ price plans - those designed for handsets.

Posted by fatcat on August 1st, 2007

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Vodafone (re)launch 24 hour price plans

After last months false start, Vodafone have launched their 24 hour price plans. Just a reminder, there’s two price plans that have launched:
Mobile Broadband - £25/m for UK access, then £8.50 per 24 hours when abroad in Europe, US, Japan, Australia and New Zealand
Mobile Broadband 24 - No monthly charge, £8.50 per 24 hours […]

Posted by fatcat on August 1st, 2007

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