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Re: Tungsten T3 Wi-Fi Card? [Re: ]
      #9953 - 04/11/04 03:37 PM

If you don't mind using a case rather than just a card, you can use the Enfora Wireless Portfolio to add WiFi to your T3. Palm now sells in on their site.

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Re: Tungsten T3 Wi-Fi Card? [Re: ]
      #11320 - 05/25/04 06:52 PM

Here's the Enfora Wireless Portfolio, which Palm used to list in their accessories section: http://enfora.com/shop/detail.aspx?ID=1

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Re: Tungsten T3 Wi-Fi Card? [Re: ]
      #11372 - 05/26/04 09:43 PM

Yes, we posted a news item about that card yesterday: http://www.pdabuyersguide.com/ubbthreads/showflat.php?Cat=&Board=news&Number=11277&page=0&view=collapsed&sb=5&o=&fpart=1

Unfortunately, the SD plus 256 megs memory card won't support Palm, only Pocket PC 2002 and 2003.



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here is what I found today:

http://www.sandisk.com/pressrelease/20040524b.html




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Re: Tungsten T3 Wi-Fi Card? [Re: ]
      #11753 - 06/04/04 02:08 PM

The USB BT adapter is dump and has no processor or inherent routing capability. You'll need a PC to tell it what to connect to and how to get an IP address, so I don't think it will work.

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Re: Tungsten T3 Wi-Fi Card? [Re: ]
      #12163 - 06/16/04 01:29 PM

If you enable Internet Connection Sharing in Windows (assuming you're using Windows).

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OK, so can I use bluetooth on the TT3 to connect to the internet if I have a PC within range that is blue tooth enabled, and also connected to the internet?

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Re: Tungsten T3 Wi-Fi Card? [Re: ]
      #12221 - 06/17/04 01:44 PM

A USB dongle is generally the best way to go. We have a few reviewed in our Bluetooth section.

The T3 doesn't automatically get an Internet connection when in the cradle. You have to buy Softick PPP to do that. It will not noticably degrade your PC's network performance to connection share with the Palm.

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Re: Tungsten T3 Wi-Fi Card? [Re: ]
      #12420 - 06/21/04 01:37 PM

Some are Class 1, which claims a 100 meter range. The AnyCom adapter reviewed here is one: http://www.pdabuyersguide.com/tips/anycom_USB_BT.htm , as is the Belkin "shark fin" USB dongle reviewed here: http://www.pdabuyersguide.com/tips/belkin_BT.htm .


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Great info in your article, Lisa.

Btw, do USB BT dongles come in just the 10m range, or do we have 100m (higher power) flavors as well?




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Re: Tungsten T3 Wi-Fi Card? [Re: ]
      #12839 - 07/01/04 06:27 PM


There is no card for the T3 at this time, unfortunately.

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so has any company come out with a card that will allow me to stick it into my tungsten t3 and get onto a wifi network?




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Re: Tungsten T3 Wi-Fi Card? [Re: ]
      #12963 - 07/06/04 12:01 PM

Palm plans to offer their own SD WiFi card but it still isn't out yet- honestly.

I don't know where that brochure came from and why it's on PocketLoft's site, but I'd say that when it was designed, Palm had hoped the card would be ready.

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Re: Tungsten T3 Wi-Fi Card? [Re: ]
      #13015 - 07/07/04 08:29 PM

SanDisk says that they do not have access to the required low level OS code, and that's why they're dependant on Palm. Developers of software and accessories don't get access to the entire core OS code but only certain SDKs. In contrast, PalmOne is a Palm OS licensee (they license the OS so they can make the PDAs) and thus does have access to the entire OS code.


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Cannot believe there is so much buracracy on
each device having different power standards and hence waiting for palm to
give a patch and its taken a year. Damn today with outsourcing it should take no more than a month. Also only one vendor has been licensed i.e. SANDISK who is
not successfull as blames proprietory customisation for each model of palm.
Why the heck did they not hire out other developers to develop device drivers
for each model.




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Re: Tungsten T3 Wi-Fi Card? [Re: ]
      #13082 - 07/09/04 11:25 AM

I would go for the 100m range adapter- it really does give you more freedom. Both models have the same security which is quite good since Bluetooth uses a good security algorithm.

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Re: Tungsten T3 Wi-Fi Card? [Re: ]
      #13392 - 07/18/04 02:20 PM

Unless the SD card slot spec changed from the T2 to the T3, it should work.
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Theres so much talk about the T3 on this post, i was just curious if any of the T3 capadable wifi cards that DO come up (in the near future i hope), it should be able to be ran on my T2 right?




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Re: Tungsten T3 Wi-Fi Card? [Re: ]
      #13542 - 07/21/04 03:35 PM

The easiest way is to get a Bluetooth access point. The Belkin one reviewed on our site is around $105.

Alternatively, you could get a Bluetooth USB adapter and share the connection using Windows Connection Sharing. Getting this to work can be trying. You'll need to bridge your Ethernet adapter connection to the Bluetooth connection (assuming you're using an Ethernet card or WiFi on the computer for Internet access.

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Well since there is currently no wifi for the T3, is there any way I can connect to the internet using bluetooth (without a bluetooth enabled cell phone)? Will one of those Bluetooth USB dongles work to provide internet access for my T3?




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Re: Tungsten T3 Wi-Fi Card? [Re: ]
      #13578 - 07/22/04 01:47 PM

Sorry to hear about that cracked screen! Right now, there is no SD WiFi card that's compatible with the T3.

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Re: Tungsten T3 Wi-Fi Card? [Re: ]
      #13930 - 08/01/04 01:47 PM

The SanDisk card will not work with the T3-- SanDisk says it won't work. I tried it and it did not work.

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Re: Tungsten T3 Wi-Fi Card? [Re: ]
      #13965 - 08/02/04 03:45 PM

The drivers did install on the T3, but the software didn't work correctly on the T3. It couldn't scan for available access points (button did nothing except make the screen "twitch" briefly).

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Out of curiosity, did you actually try installing the drivers that shipped with the card, and if so, did they actually even install? I've read somewhere that even the Zire 72 won't work with the drivers and the card; this is pretty insane, as the Zire 71 is discontinued, and it's supposedly the only model that works with this card.




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Re: Tungsten T3 Wi-Fi Card? [Re: ]
      #13970 - 08/02/04 04:50 PM

The card is ONLY for the Zire 71, for better or worse. It will not function correctly on the T3, and while SanDisk says the card functions in the Tungsten E, they do not sell it for the Tungsten E nor do they recommend it because the E's SD slot doesn't meet the power requirements for the card. If you use it and it blows the SD slot on the E, it will void your warranty. Hence there are no separate drivers for the E. Enfora has just announced a version of their Wireless Portfolio for the Tungsten E, which is a combined case and WiFi for the E. www.enfora.com .

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Re: Tungsten T3 Wi-Fi Card? [Re: ]
      #14095 - 08/06/04 02:25 AM

Hope it's true! PalmOne hasn't said a word about it yet.

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Re: Tungsten T3 Wi-Fi Card? [Re: ]
      #14241 - 08/09/04 03:19 PM

It's not a dumb question at all. You could get a USB Bluetooth adapter and use that to serve an Internet connection to the T3. The challenges involves bridging your existing Internet connection to the Bluetooth adapter so it can serve the T3. It's often easier, though a bit more expensive to get a Bluetooth access point like the Belkin model reviewed here: http://www.pdabuyersguide.com/tips/belkin_AP.htm .

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I feel somewhat clueless about this Bluetooth thing, so sorry if this is a dumb question, but if I buy one of the $30-40 Bluetooth USB adapters for my PC, will I be able to go online with my T3?




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Re: Tungsten T3 Wi-Fi Card? [Re: ]
      #14490 - 08/17/04 01:48 PM

Yep! We hope to have a review of it in the next week .

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