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    well, as i said, there are about five starbucks places around my area, which all have the connection + a bunch of unencripted WANs... oops, did I say that outloud?
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    The linksys usb 802.11b wifi would be cool for hotspots like starbucks and whatnot.
    http://www.linksys.com/products/prod...id=36&prid=519

    SprintPCS Visions would probably be ideal for seamless connections. Ive also seen a kid hook up his g3 laptop (built in IR) to his nokia cellphone (also with IR) that way, but theres still a dialin factor, bleh. But since i live in a ubeat urbanized area, i think wifi would suffice.

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    hey thanks that really helps

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    Ok, not sure about sprint and others, but I work for Cingular and know that you can get a PCMCIA card to connect to laptop, etc. to connect to the internet using the GPRS network... Its not necessary to have a voice plan on top of the internet plan if you dont want it... Just thought Id pass info everyone's way about my employer.
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    grandamp3, PCMCIA cards are not gonna help us a lot since most of us dont use laptops. We need something that we can connect to our PC via bluetooth, USB data cable or IR.
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    Im pming you my local copy of it. Too many hits is bad for my health (and bandwith!) :}

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    Oh, sorry bout the consecutive posts, didnt think someone would scoop me in the few seconds it took me to read and form my response :} Your such a ninja.

    Anyways, you can get PCI to PCMCIA adapters. Ive seen one personally for all purpose and another to use for a wireless pcmcia WIFI card.

    Im thinking about purchasing one for myself, so i can hook up my dvd player to the machine under the seat (or in glove box) and route it to somewhere easier accessable. But then i realized i could just use something less goofy, like the onboard 1394.

    Cheers!

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    In regards to the TMobile data plans, there are a few to know about.

    First, there is a Hotspot plan, although, you have to be near them
    Second, there is a GPRS plan that doesn't need a data plan, that is also $30, use it anywhere they have digital service
    Third, for $20, you can add the unlimited GPRS (~56k) to a regular voive plan of $39.99 or higher. AWESOME if you have a voice plan with them already

    WOOHOOOOOO, unlimited internet at 56k for $19.99 whereever you are in their network

    ps, they don't advertise it very well, but it's there



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