Archive for October, 2007

Data card group test - round 1

I’ve heard a few rumors recently from various sources that performance of the latest data cards varies considerably from vendor to vendor, so I’ve decided to put it to the test. I’ve got my mits on Voda’s three latest data devices:

Option GlobeTrotter Express (’Etna’)
Huawei E870 ExpressCard
Huawei E270 USB Modem

They’re all 7.2Mbps/HSUPA capable devices, all […]

Posted by fatcat on October 22nd, 2007

Filed under ExpressCards, USB Modem | 5 Comments »

linksys 3G router (WRT54G3G) firmware update

Just spotted a firmware update for the Linksys WRT54G3G - this is the WiFi router that has a PC Card slot, into which you can put a data card. I’ve just taken a peek at the revision notes for this update and it’s added support for the Option HSUPA ExpressCard (Etna / GE0301), when […]

Posted by fatcat on October 21st, 2007

Filed under ExpressCards, Routers | 4 Comments »

Option GlobeTrotter Express firmware update

Here’s an update for the Option GlobeTrotter ExpressCard (7.2/HSUPA card), which updates the firmware to version 2.8.0. If you purchased your card before 29th October 2007, we recommend that you apply this update. The main benefit of this update is that it fixes a potential issue that may result in the card’s file […]

Posted by fatcat on October 19th, 2007

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Mobile Connect Lite V3

The Mobile Connect Lite software is used by the ‘plug and go’ devices and is a cut-down version of the full V9 dashboard designed to run from the flash memory contained on the devices. This latest upgrade offers a number of stability improvements, especially for Windows 2000 users.
Supported devices and operating systems

Windows 2000

Windows […]

Posted by fatcat on October 18th, 2007

Filed under Lite dashboard | 17 Comments »

USB Modem / Huawei E220 on Vista. Take 3.

Hopefully this will be the final update in the Windows Vista saga. We’ve now got an all-in-one updater which will:

Update Vista to allow it to see the modem
Update the firmware the device to the level required to work on Vista (to version
Update the on-board dashboard software (to version

Grab this updater and follow […]

Posted by fatcat on October 10th, 2007

Filed under USB Modem, Windows Vista | 33 Comments »