Archive for the ‘novatel’ category

iTunes Not Vista Ready!?

February 5, 2007

OK, that’s just plain stupid on Apple’s part. It wasn’t until the Window iTunes Music Store and Windows iPod integration came online that the iPod really took off. Now, they’re wanting to diss the Windows platform?

I’ll grant my detractors that the Vista platform is just taking root. However, let’s draw a comparison… Apple raised holy freakin hell over Adobe releasing certain components of their Creative Suite on Windows well before Univeral Binaries were made available for Apple’s new Intel platform. So, it’s only fitting that the Vista customers out there who have plunked down their change for an iPod and who may or may not be iTunes Store customers to raise hell with Apple for being laggards too. It’s not like they didn’t have ample warning on how to get their stuff to work on the Vista platform!

Also related – RD let me know by email over the weekend that only the Novatel card has drivers for Vista EVDO (at least in the Sprint family). So, while Apple’s not alone in pissing off their customers… They’re the one’s who set expectations so much higher than the customer-no-service cell phone companies. I’d expect more from Apple if I was one of their potential “switchers”.

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Novatel U720 USB EVDO Sprint

October 1, 2006

FCC find: Novatel U720 USB EV-DO modem for Sprint – Engadget

Nifty. But, I think I’d still rather have the WRT54G3G-ST.

Hey RD!…

August 31, 2006

MacNN | Mac compatible Sprint EVDO card

RD… what do you know about the Aircard 595U? Looks like it’s got it all… EVDO, EGDE, GPRS, Rev A and Rev 0 compatible. Do tell…

The Linksys WRT54G3G-ST EVDO Router!

August 9, 2006

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TechDepot has the Linksys WRT54G3G-ST EVDO Router in stock. $219.95 + $12.15 shipping.

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The Linksys WRT54G3G-ST EVDO Router (Sprint)

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Linksys isn’t even promoting this dude yet so I feel fortunate to have an industry scoop. Google seems to think so. That or I have the product number wrong but I don’t think so… But wait, there’s more!