The Model 3 is officially here!

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On this day, July 28, 2017, Elon Musk handed off the first 30 units of Model 3 to their new owners.  As part of Tesla’s “master plan”, the Model 3 launch comes after successful launches of the Model S and Model X.  The Model 3 is intended to be Tesla’s mass market car, with the cost of the standard model starting at $35,000 (before incentives).

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Eliminate Wi-Fi deadspots using Powerline technology

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npc_tn2For those with wireless networks in their homes, it can get frustrating at times when your wireless router signals do not reach to all areas of your home.  This leads to very slow or non-existent internet connections.   Ideally, there should be a strong Wi-Fi signal wherever you are in your home.

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The Storm has arrived – take cover!

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I just stopped by my local Verizon Wireless store to test out the Blackberry Storm and see what all they hype was about.  Until now, I’ve been impressed with RIM’s newest smartphone offerings, but with the recent Storm release, I’d say RIM has taken a step backwards.

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My Palm Treo 700w up for sale on eBay

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I just listed 7-day, no reserve auction to sell my Verizon Wireless Palm Treo 700w on eBay.

Click here to view the auction. Happy bidding!

BlackBerry Pearl vs. HTC Touch

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After dumping my Palm Treo 700w, which I had used during my previous 2-year contract with Verizon Wireless, I’ve moved onto bigger (or smaller?) and better things. The two phones that I’m using now are the BlackBerry Pearl 8130 (when I’m USA) and the HTC Touch P3450 (during my visits to China). To get an idea of the relative sizes of the two phones, the above picture shows that the Touch is slightly wider than the Pearl, but the Pearl is a little longer than the Touch. In terms of thickness, the two phones are about the same, but since I use a silicon rubber case on my Pearl, it is slightly thicker.

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