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Everyday Technology – Entertainment – Observations

The fever is long gone.  Brain cells lost never come back. I’m told by my “friend” Mick Posner my last blog “I have a fever” was “lame” In response, another collegue and ally said “When’s Mick going to start his blog?” Strangely enough, readership is up. I learned new things (while feverish) as I caught up on 5 Lost episodes.  […]

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CES 2008 – Wireless USB – HP, Realtek

Some great news for Wireless USB.  Looks like HP is going to be deploying a few products with Certified Wireless USB this year, 2008 according to Rick Merritt in a discussion with Phil McKinney, Chief Technologist at HP.   The first products will be based on dongles, but this is a good start.  Phil tells Rick […]

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CES 2008 – Connected Home

Dean Takehashi points out that CES 2008 is about connecting to the home network.  The keynotes by Bill Gates and Paul Otellini point to more wireless/portable devices on the way, both in concept and reality. It seems to me that USB, specifically Hi-Speed USB or USB 2.0 will dominate the way we share and move content around […]

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Holiday Wishes

In addition to a Wish for Wireless USB products, I like toys.  PC Magazine has 10 USB powered gift ideas .  I like the Solar Powered Bluetooth car-kit for use in your card (it charges via USB also).  I figure, if I leave this on the dash of my car, it will charge enough for my […]

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Wireless USB Gifts for 2007

Looks like the IOGear and other Certified Wireless USB products are available now on Amazon.  I just received a Google Alert telling me that Tom’ Hardware Review Holiday Gift Giving Guide recommends the IOGear product.  My dad has been bugging me for a USB 2.0 Hub, but I think this is better.  The USB 2.0 Hub […]

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Wireless USB Product Reviews, and Effective Throughput

The Price of CWUSB products.As I recall WiFi pairs when they were introduced were $500 or more at their introduction back in before 1999? And that was when $500 was worth something.  I adopted WiFi in 2003 when the pairs cost about $230.  As I recall this is around the time 802.11b was introduced at […]

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USB Won, Certified Wireless USB will Win. Really…

I agreed to do this blog because there is so little opinionated stuff debunking the debunkers of Wireless USB. Yes, I’m a USB chauvinist, and a Wireless USB chauvinist, but I understand how this stuff gets adopted and used.  At least in my own mind. 🙂   USB Won, Certified Wireless will Win – So […]

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