- Autonet mobile has begun a partnership with Avis – customers can now purchase WiFi that uses the car as a hub! Stay within a 100 feet of the car and you have WiFi whenever you travel. Cool! (Just don’t surf while driving!) Read the story here.
- I can email from Starbucks now with other than Gmail! I spend A LOT of time in Starbucks – my subscription to T-Mobile Hot Spot is well used. But as most Sbux addicts know, you can’t send email from mail clients in the home of the Green Bean – you have to use a webmail client. I found a link on Hawkwings talking about switching the smtp port to 587 instead of 25. The info is dated December 1998. How did I not know that already? Why has
port 587 *never* come up in conversation? Doesn’t matter – now I can
- Got to play with Parallels today… freakish ability to run both Windows and Mac OSX without rebooting! I was expecting a blue screen of death on my mac – but so far, so good!
- PocketMac for blackberry has worked flawlessly. I love my Blackberry 8703 – the whole setup has worked without a hitch from the get-go!
The Mac is in the shop getting tuned up – new optical drive installed and a new upper case (the old one was very porous and got dirty quickly). Am on a Mac fast for a few days. You think I get credit with God for this kind of fast?