The Internet lets me work from just about anywhere. In this video, I talk about using an EVDO connection to get the internet in areas where there is a cell phone signal, but no wired options. It includes a speed test comparing the cellular connection to a cable modem and talks about some of the bandwidth limitations from various carriers.
Here is the video from VIMEO. You should be able to click the HD button watch it in high definition if you like.
Broadband EVDO Speedtest Demonstration from Productivity501
Let me know what you think of these videos–particularly if it works better to use YouTube or Vimeo. I’m still trying to decide if they are worthwhile to do so let me know if they are useful or just annoying. :)
The Sprint EX720 now ships with a free ExpressCard to PCMCIA adapter… useful for folks with older PowerBooks!
I really like your videos particularly hosted on Vimeo because of the HD-capabilities, especially when mixing in screen captures.
I cannot understand why people upload screencasts on YouTube where no one can really read anything on those pixelated videos.
Forgot to mention that when you want to be able to use that high speed EVDO connectivity with more than one computer (or other wifi enabled device) at a time, you might want to look at these 3G routers:
What microphone are you using? Link appreciated.
Vernon Blake says
I enjoy the videos — keep up the good work!
Mark Shead says
@Vernon & Patrick – Thanks.
@Adam – It is a Plantronics MX500I 3 in 1. I don’t have a link handy, but try Amazon.