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The Digital Hotspotter

03/18/05

  01:29:39 pm, by The Dreamer   , 223 words  
Categories: iPod, WiFi

The Digital Hotspotter

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Well, I was waiting for the arrival of my iPod Shuffle. But, UPS showed up with two packages in hand.

The other item was The Digital Hotspotter. I had ordered this last month, but it was delayed. And, now it is here. Didn't get any advanced notice that it was coming, so it was a bit of a surprise.

Kind of boring playing with it in my apartment, since it basically found most of the APs that I already know about....the ones that have me crowded onto channels 9 and 3....

Wonder what I'll find when I'm at work.... &#59;D

Meanwhile, things with the iPod Shuffle aren't go so well. Not sure if it is supposed to work plugged into a USB 2.0 hub...but seems the hub that I have has bad ports on it.

Couldn't load tunes on it and then something about corrupt file and then my machine died -- BSOD. I got it up again and tried restoring it using the iPod Updater. It hung again....that's when I gave up on the USB 2.0 hub. Move it to an old (though somewhat flaky) USB 1.1 hub...where it worked. The restore completed and later I got iTunes to slowly start loading tunes on to it.

Decided it was time to crawl back to work....so left it to continue loading and fully charge.

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Now instead of subjecting some poor random forum to a long rambling thought, I will try to consolidate those things into this blog where they can be more easily ignored profess to be collected thoughts from my mind.

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