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Choosing mobile broadband: Built-in broadband laptops or dongles?

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With many home broadband customers taking the leap and adding mobile broadband to their list of everyday technological luxuries, it won’t be long before the rest of the UK follow suit and join the mobile broadband revolution.

Mobile broadband not only offers fast and easy internet access on the go, but also is an affordable alternative to home broadband connection when on the move or in an area where there is no Wi-Fi connection available. Ideal for businessmen and women, students, people who like to travel, in fact anyone who surfs the web a lot. To cater for all customers’ needs, there are now many options available for obtaining a mobile broadband connection; these include mobile broadband ‘dongles’ and Laptops with built-in broadband.

‘Dongles’ are the most commonly used of the two options, although laptops with built-in broadband are becoming more popular all the time – the offer of a free laptop to potential mobile broadband customers has a lot of appeal, often saving them hundreds of pounds. The benefits of using a mobile broadband ‘dongle’ are that they are discreet and portable, very easy to set up (simply plug in and go), and are available with a wide range of affordable packages. In terms of design most dongles have a similar appearance, comparable in size to a small mobile phone; they attach to your computer or laptop via a short USB cable and are usually white, black or silver. Also available are USB sticks, which are smaller in size (the same size as a flash drive/ memory stick) and plug directly into your laptop or computer without a cable.

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Windows Mobile Settings for Aktel and Grameen Phone Internet

One of my blog readers from Bangladesh requested me to write tips about how to setup Aktel and Grameen Phone Internet providers on windows mobile Pocket pc.  There is an easy way to setup those operators in an easy way… I am adding both operator setting bellow.

For Aktel GPRS/ Internet :

Follow the manual instructions listed below to set up your phone for Internet.

1. Press “Start“.
2. Scroll to and select “Settings“.
3. Select the “Connections” tab and press “Connections“.
4. Press “Add a new modem connection” in the top section  and type in the name of the connection AKTEL-INTERNET.
5. In the drop down list of Select a modem:, scroll to and select “Cellular Line (GPRS)“.
6. Press “Next” and type in internet.
7. Press “Next“. Select “Finsh“.
8. Make sure AKTEL-INTERNET is selected.
9. Press “OK”. Your phone has been configured.

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Sitemeter Error Vs Internet Explorer

Sitemeter is a popular real time website tracking and counter tool. It shows info and detailed reports about Visitors on websites/blogs. Recently sitemeter updated their tracking code. Any site using Sitemeter give an error to IE users.

Here is the errror Message:

Internet Explorer cannot open the Internet site (Name of the site here)
Operation aborted

In Google I saw a lots of search related to this error like internet explorer cannot open the internet site, internet explorer cannot open the site, internet explorer cannot open the site operation aborted, internet explorer cannot open, internet explorer operation aborted Etc

So if you are using sitemeter inform your readers about this. There are three ways to get ride of this problem. Here is the fix:

1. Tell them to switch from IE (Internet Explorer ) to other browsers.  Tell them to Use Firefox Safari Browsers. Download Firefox Here

2. Remove Sitemetere Tracking code from your website/Blog. Then ask the Readers to clear their Browser’s Cache and reload your website / Blog.

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