On 17 Jan 2009, at 23:33, Michael Watterson wrote:
> No encryption at all the last time I looked.
For my purposes, doesn't bother me in the slightest.
> An EDGE / 3G connection drops easily
Yes, it does.
> and then the Bluetooth may drop.
And yes, it does - and this is a regular source of grief with the
Macbook - doesn't seem to bother the EEE so much.
> An HSDPA USB modem and even swapping existing SIM better?
No, not better at all. The whole reason for using my phone for
tethered net access it to not carry yet another device.
> Does the E51 do any better than 384k? I thought it EDGE and 3G only
> not HSDPA.
You thought wrongly - it does HSDPA though again for my purposes, 3G
is usually adequate and when I really need it, it's for ssh
connections, for which even EDGE suffices, in a pinch.
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