Folks if you haven’t done this yet, be sure and do it before the end of February… Go to http://www.donotcall.gov/ and put in your phone numbers (house and cell).
If you somehow manage to accidentally turn on the child lock light on your Kitchenaid dishwasher, press and hold the Energy Saver Dry button for at least five seconds.
Microsoft announced that it is halting future development of the Windows Media Player for the Mac platform. No problem though! A very nice company, Flip4Mac offers a free download of Flip4Mac WMV. This lets Quicktime play WMV media directly. For a modest fee you can upgrade the product and be able to create and export WMV content!
It’s been a while since I’ve posted these. I feel they are so important that they bear re-posting from time-to-time.
- All guns are always loaded.
- Never let the muzzle cover anything you are not willing to destroy.
- Keep your finger off the trigger until the target is in your sights.
- Be sure of your target (and what is behind it).
I found the following information here.
Sierra Wireless MC5720 PCI Express Mini Card Certified on Sprint EV-DO Network
VANCOUVER, British Columbia–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Dec. 20, 2005–Sierra Wireless, Inc. (TSX:SW – News; NASDAQ:SWIR – News)
MC5720 now available for integration into notebook computers and mobile devices, offering reliable wireless connection to critical data.
Sierra Wireless today announced that the Sierra Wireless MC5720 PCI Express Mini Card embedded module has been certified for operation on the Sprint Power Vision(SM) Mobile Broadband EV-DO network.
The Sierra Wireless MC5720 PCI Express Mini Card is the first product in the Mini Card series of embedded modules designed for integration into notebook computers and other mobile computing devices, delivering the benefits of 3G speeds in a conveniently built-in form. With the certification of the MC5720 on the Sprint network, OEM customers can now develop AirCard Enabled(TM) notebook computers with built-in connectivity to Sprint’s Mobile Broadband network.
“We are pleased to announce certification of the MC5720 with Sprint today,” said Jim Kirkpatrick, Chief Technology Officer for Sierra Wireless. “OEM customers looking to build Sprint connectivity into notebook computers can now do so with the confidence that the MC5720 comes pre-tested by Sprint and Sierra Wireless to minimize the possibility of delays in development and time to market.”
The dual-band MC5720 PCI Express Mini Card, built using the MSM6500(TM) Mobile Station Modem(TM) chipset from QUALCOMM, offers typical download data rates of 400-700 kbps, with peak speeds up to 2.4 Mbps. To provide coverage in areas where an EV-DO network connection is not available, the MC5720 module is also compatible with Sprint’s nationwide 1X network and will seamlessly switch without interruption to the user.
Sierra Wireless PCI Express Mini Card modules include a common comprehensive WHQL-certified USB software driver architecture that provides superior power management, a dedicated diagnostic channel and the ability to enable or disable NDIS, which provides maximum flexibility to OEM customers when designing their wireless product. To simplify and expedite product development cycles, Sierra Wireless also provides OEM customers a comprehensive software development kit (SDK) and Sierra Wireless’ own Watcher(TM) software for easy connection management. The MC5720 measures 51 x 30 x 4.5 mm, weighs in at less than 12 g, and complies with new European Union directives on RoHS (Restrictions on Hazardous Substances).
AirCard Enabled(TM) Sierra Wireless has proven experience in delivering first class WWAN products for over 12 years. OEM customers can rely on Sierra Wireless to deliver a suite of PCI Express Mini Card products along with best-in-class technical and integration support, so end customers experience the same reliable, robust AirCard Enabled(TM) data solution users have come to expect from the AirCard line of PC Card products.
For more information about the Sierra Wireless MC5720 PCI Express Mini Card for CDMA 1xEV-DO networks, please visit www.sierrawireless.com/ProductsOrdering/pciexpress_minicard.asp, or contact the Sierra Wireless Sales Desk by calling 604-232-1488 or e-mailing email@example.com.
We had a nice time at the Yale Street Art market today. The weather was beautiful. Knowing that we were driving to Corpus Christi tomorrow to visit the folks, I was looking for “prizes” to bring for the families. We were doing a late Christmas present exchange. Mikie and I had been sick the week before Christmas (my a little, Mikie a LOT), so we didn’t get to get all that stuff done before Christmas. Mikie had gone out yesterday and got really cool stuff for all the nieces and nephew, so we just needed stuff for the grownups.
Well, Bruce Cameron had a booth there. He sells beautiful live Orchids and Bromeliads in interesting arrangements. So Mikie picked out five bromeliads to bring. Here is Bruce’s contact information:
Orchid Obsession Orchids, Bromeliads, and Other Tropicals 6215 Knollwood Trail Sprint, TX 77373 713-253-9611 firstname.lastname@example.org
We had a welcome newcomer to Yale Street Market as well! Lorna Pyrtle, a very nice lady, brought her Express Café truck there and served up very tasty fajitas, burgers, and other treats. I want to put up a web page for her and need to get a photo of her truck. Here is Lorna’s info:
The Express Café “Until now lunch has never been more convenient” Lorna Pyrtle 7037 Highway 6 N. Suite 114 Houston, TX 77095 713-858-5436 email@example.com We cater and deliver to any work place or event from a unique food service vehicle.
When we were visiting my folks in Corpus Christi yesterday, my Mom recommended the books of an author by the name of Dorothea Benton Frank. I found her website here. Here is a list of her books:
- Sullivan’s Island
- Plantation: A Lowcountry Tale
- Isle of Palms
- Pawley’s Island: A Lowcountry Tale *
- Shem Creek: A Lowcountry Tale *
* - Audiobook versions of these are available for rental on Simply Audiobooks
Here is the result of running a speed test on toast.net with my Bluetooth-connected Treo 650: