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  #281551 11-Dec-2009 15:48
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I picked one up at lunch time today.  I think my wife will probably confiscate it for her laptop though...

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  #281553 11-Dec-2009 15:53
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OT shift your iPhone to XT?

Anyway am loving the freedom it gives me and lookforward to using it at school next year!





 
 
 
 


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  #281564 11-Dec-2009 16:12
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I skinned mine. poor little stick..






But as you can see, there was actually a reason behind this.


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  #281565 11-Dec-2009 16:14
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paradoxsm: I skinned mine. poor little stick..





But as you can see, there was actually a reason behind this.



Was it worth doing that?





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  #281568 11-Dec-2009 16:24
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Picked one up this afternoon. The Orb rep said they'd only done about 50 in that store since yesterday.




Keep calm, and carry on posting.

 

 

 

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  #281573 11-Dec-2009 16:42
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Does that aerial fit? Where did you get it from?

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  #281574 11-Dec-2009 16:43
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Not really but I wanted to see how the innards were constructed anyway, I pull everything to bits.

When I spotted the RF jack, I thought I may as well just drill a small hole for possible further use since the RF connectors were a common style as per the Nokia ones.

DISCLAIMER:
As the RF jack is not accessible by a user, the RF connector is most probably very fragile and not intended for customer use. If anyone tries this, you are totally at your own risk if the connector comes off the board.


I now just need to grab only the drivers and make a DUN connection so it can be used "Lite"

 
 
 
 


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  #281579 11-Dec-2009 16:50
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On the MF636 the RF jack is more accessible, requires no dismantling, just peel back the IMEI label and there is a small sticky cover which just pulls off so possibly we are able to get aerials?

Have emailed cellutronics to find out if they are able to source one...



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#281585 11-Dec-2009 17:07
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Aaroona: Downfall is, the stupid device doesnt work with Mac OSX 10.6 64bit =|

the fact its not compatiable with 10.6 64bit is a HUGE downfall.


Telecom only tested it with the OSes that matter Tongue out

antbs: Anyone have a Telecom account but doesn't want a Tstick? Tell me! :)


Does your beloved Orcon not do anything similar? Wink

I'm on a roll this afternoon...

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  #281587 11-Dec-2009 17:09
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nate:
Aaroona: Downfall is, the stupid device doesnt work with Mac OSX 10.6 64bit =|

the fact its not compatiable with 10.6 64bit is a HUGE downfall.


Telecom only tested it with the OSes that matter Tongue out

antbs: Anyone have a Telecom account but doesn't want a Tstick? Tell me! :)


Does your beloved Orcon not do anything similar? Wink

I'm on a roll this afternoon...



/me slaps nate up the side of the head!







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#281588 11-Dec-2009 17:10
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Wow.

@telecomnz: Wow. We’re currently giving away more than 3 T-sticks per minute across the country. For offer info check out bit.ly/5T3csI

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  #281595 11-Dec-2009 17:22
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meeeee! i got one too




this is where a signature goes

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  #281600 11-Dec-2009 17:26
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c71931f:
adamdotclarke: I thought i was, but apparently I may have been mistaken. Will try again at home tonight and let you know again.


Um how can you be mistaken? uh...Undecided


I thought I had held 6 and 4 at startup, I was fairly sure, but apparently it dosent work on 64 bit so possibly not...

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  #281603 11-Dec-2009 17:37
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does anyone know what chipset is inside this?

Im thinking sierra or Haiwai or whatever is might have a 64bit driver.

The guy i spoke to on 0800-Djuice told me to try that.





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  #281606 11-Dec-2009 18:05
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I got mine, second in line at the Terrace store, but let my boss take the first one, only waited about 5 minutes after registering my name on my way to work


paradoxsm: Not really but I wanted to see how the innards were constructed anyway, I pull everything to bits.

When I spotted the RF jack, I thought I may as well just drill a small hole for possible further use since the RF connectors were a common style as per the Nokia ones.

DISCLAIMER:
As the RF jack is not accessible by a user, the RF connector is most probably very fragile and not intended for customer use. If anyone tries this, you are totally at your own risk if the connector comes off the board.


I now just need to grab only the drivers and make a DUN connection so it can be used "Lite"



Haha I did exactly the same thing and also dismantled my colleagues laptop(who was away sick) and stole one of his WWAN wires :) woohoo


I noticed about a 3 fold speed increase with the RF connections, but yeah it is fragile, i had to push it down gently with a flat head


I'll be implanting mine into my 1005HA with a soldered on USB hub and bluetooth.  Since it only has one mini-PCIe

I'll be getting my second Tstick on Monday with my parents account, probably for my mum, if she doesn't use it, then I'll give it to my girlfriend :)




I have moved across the ditch.  Now residing in Melbourne as a VOIP/Video Technical Trainer/Engineer. 

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