By Ilpo Juvander on 2/28/2008 1:56 PM
Now that I finally got everything working, there is some interesting *features* in this card.

If you push the antenna into the card, it will start asking to install drivers:


The thing in here is that the driver is not the same as it uses the antenna out! Here's what it installs when the antenna is out:


If I take the antenna out again, it does not find any drivers either... looks like an totally...
By Ilpo Juvander on 2/26/2008 8:18 PM
After my not so successful trial with GlobeTrotter GT MAX "7.2 Ready" on my Vista64, I finally received a new card: GlobeTrotter GT MAX HSUPA.

Once plugged onto my laptop, it started installing drivers and software and after a while I saw this:

By Ilpo Juvander on 2/13/2008 1:13 AM
As I'm almost all the time On-The-Road and thus using wireless access with my laptop I started searching for another data access than my Nokia E90. It has served well for this purpose, but is very limited on battery when connected to 3G network. It lasts only 2-3 hours and after that need to be plugged into the power source. And if you do not do that on time, next time somebody is calling you, the battery is dead...

One limiting factor I also have is Vista64 support, that is a must.

After spending few good moments searching for alternatives, I found a perfect one: GlobeTrotter GT MAX "7.2 Ready". It is promising all the goods, Vista64 support for their software portfolio among all the other goodies: