mobile broadband and macbooks

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  1. KuntryFresh

    KuntryFresh Midwest

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    say i want one of those fancy mobile broadband cards for my laptop. do macs come with them built in or am i SOL if i have a macbook and want to use it all over the globe and still download porn. :mamoru:
     
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    your better off using a phone + bluetooth connection. macbook lacks a card slot. the mobile broadband express card for the mbp is overpriced. you could buy a pcmcia to usb adapter, but it will be $200+.
    they should just come out with a usb mobile broadband adapter
     
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    there are USB PCMCIA adapters.

    or you could tether wirelessly with bluetooth.

    what are you really going to be using it for? back in the day i got in a lot of trouble for doing this too much. i know some other people who did too. basically we took advantage of Sprint's unlimited data plan by connecting to the internet on our laptops through our phones. when sprint saw us bringing in too much data for it, we were billed heavily. from what i understand if you abuse it, you will get billed for it. they don't notice light use though.

    if you are just going to be using it to check email and hit OT and a few other sites, you'll be fine. if you are going to literally use it as your primary connection and DL torrents and shit, i'd do some more research first.
     
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    quoted for troof....I believe Verizon will be releasing their USB adapter next month. That will be your best bet if you don't want to tether the phone to your MB.

    link to said USB aircard

    http://news.vzw.com/news/2007/03/pr2007-03-15.html :cool:
     
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    phone + bluetoof ftw. even though I've only got EDGE speeds, it's nice to never be completely isolated from civilization, even when I'm in deep suburbia.
     
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    urban ape take that take that take that

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    i reccomend you stop being such a faggot
     
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    urban ape take that take that take that

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    you dont think i can bribe fazle for your ip address? watch how you talk to me on the forum
     
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    :ugh: tone down the disrespect. dont even reply to this
     
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