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  • Boost a Weak 3G Modem Signal, With a Saucepan
    By on December 31, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments


    modeca writes “Using only commonly available kitchen equipment this guy demonstrates the amazing powers of an ordinary metal pan to boost the 3G reception of his USB modem. It really seems to work, check the right hand side of the graph in the video.” It’s not that crazy: cheap antenna boosting (for USB WiFi dongles, Bluetooth, and more) has been elevated to a fine art in New Zealand.

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  • Premiership is weak – Gatland
    By on October 26, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    Wales coach Warren Gatland cites the “weakness” of the Guinness Premiership among reasons for omitting Sale prop Eifion Lewis-Roberts from his squad.

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