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Entries from March 2009

PingWi-Fi — Drumming Up Rock Legends Deep Purple To DimeBag

March 31st, 2009 · Tags: Arts · Cities · Satire · Wi-Fi

This is my second cross-country travel blog in search of all things Wi-Fi. The two trips are similar. But, if there is anything missing this time, it is the lack of opportunities to just sit and visit with locals. Yesterday was a nice exception. In Fargo I was driving around, snapping a few photos when […]

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American Airlines, Aircell Intro Mo Gogo — 300 Aircraft, Yo!

March 31st, 2009 · Tags: Airports · Cities · Wi-Fi

Here in Fargo, I am guessing we will be taking our Wi-Fi on the ground, with a hot and delicious beverage.  But others may be taking to the skies.  So, enjoy this bit of news from our friends at American Airlines: AMERICAN AIRLINES ANNOUNCES DOMESTIC EXPANSION OF AIRCELL’S GOGO INFLIGHT INTERNET SERVICE

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Wi-Fi And Snow Drifts — With Moxie, In Fargo

March 31st, 2009 · Tags: Cities · Coffee Shops · Wi-Fi

The snow continues here in Fargo, although the Red River is on the decline.  (The experts predict another crest in the river in mid-April …)  Meanwhile, I-29 south of Fargo was just closed due to snow, blowing snow, more snow and visibility of zero.

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PingWi-Fi Locates Wi-Fi, ‘Distant Relative’ In Waterlogged Fargo

March 30th, 2009 · Tags: Cities · Coffee Shops · Wi-Fi

It wasn’t until my travels took me all the way to Fargo, N.D., that I encountered this phenomena.  I have read about it, and seen corporate news releases that warned it was going to happen.  Yes … in Fargo, I encountered two Starbucks that were out of business

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FargoDome Sandbaggers Prep For Red River Throwdown

March 29th, 2009 · Tags: Cities · Politics · Wi-Fi

Despite what the song says, I can’t drive “my Chevy to the levee” and I can assure you it ain’t dry anyhow. Here in Fargo, N.D., all eyes are on the Red River — a much different animal than the branch that separates Texas and Oklahoma. Here the waterway is a beast, at least this […]

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Would The Player Have Saved The Mother-In-Law?

March 28th, 2009 · Tags: Satire

Okay … I can’t hold my tongue any longer.  I have to comment on the “news story” getting so much hype on the TV news channels. IF the reports I heard are correct, an NFL player was pulled over for running a red light and then driving recklessly to the hospital.

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AFI Dallas Film Festival Is Rolling

March 28th, 2009 · Tags: Arts · Wi-Fi

Here’s a quick look at AFI Dallas Film Festival, for those of you who are not glued to the set watching the flooding in Fargo, or the volcano in Alaska.  The Redoubt volcano shot ash 50,000 feet into the air yesterday …

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PingWi-Fi Headed To Fargo, Where Rivers Are Red, Safety Is Orange

March 27th, 2009 · Tags: Cities · Satire · Wi-Fi

So, what started out as Ping Dirty Jobs II became Will and Kent’s big truckin adventure. For my next wet and non-Wi-Fi project, my colleague and I are headed to Fargo, N.D. to take on the Red River … or actually to help out as businesses and residents clean up the aftermath from her swollen […]

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Wi-Fi Planet Details Southwest Airlines Plans For Wireless

March 23rd, 2009 · Tags: Airports · Wi-Fi

He’re a nice piece from one of my favorite editors — Naomi Graychase, from one of my favorite sources, regarding my favorite topic (Wi-Fi) on my favorite airline. Life is good: Southwest Airlines Tests In-Flight Wi-Fi Through the month of March, Southwest Airlines is joining the ranks of air carriers trying out in-flight Wi-Fi service […]

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‘Long & Dark, Shiny & Black’ … Oh, And With Wi-Fi — Cadillac

March 23rd, 2009 · Tags: Gadgets · Wi-Fi

Have you seen the news from the Motor City?  Cadillac’s tradition of riding in style now includes Wi-Fi.  Here’s the news release — with the launch scheduled for April 10: HOT CAR, HOT SPOT: CADILLAC CTS ADDS WI-FI SYSTEM DETROIT – Cadillac will offer wireless Internet access for its best-selling model, adding a new dimension […]

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