As usual, there’s a bunch of people griping about the lack of EV-DO or other flavors of mobile broadband connectivity on the MacBook Air, especially now that Toshiba is making noises regarding their revamped Portege line.
If I had a MacBook Air today, all I needed to do to get up to 7.2Mbps (downstream) and up to 1.4Mbps (upstream) Internet access pretty much anywhere I wanted would be to (literally) stick in one of these:
And it’s not just for Portugal (although we’re probably a bit better off in terms of coverage and whatnot): You can get it in the UK as well. And in a bunch of other places, too, because it’s being rolled out across “Europe“European as local operations adopt it.
Like Steve would say: “Available three months ago from today. And it’s sooo fast – I just click on a link, and Boom!”