Friday, April 07, 2006

Make a Powerbook in to a Wi-Fi access point using Evdo

by Phillip Torrone
November 21, 2005

Editor's note: This How-to was originally posted in the MAKE blog.

In Make volume 03 we showed you how to make a "StompBox" - a device that uses a high speed EVDO wireless access card and Wi-Fi to create a mobile wireless access point. The StompBox centered around a 12VDC-powered embedded computer, but if you have a Mac Powerbook with PC card slot and a EVDO card, you can make the same kind of thing, broadcasting free Wi-Fi for anyone around! Here's how...