A first look: Cingular 3G LaptopConnect Sierra Wireless AirCard 875

Continuing TechRepublic's look at the latest crop of wireless broadband PCMCIA cards for laptops, we take a first look at the offering from Cingular Wireless. The Sierra Wireless AirCard 875 connects users to the Cingular Broadband network using either cell phone technology or the standard 802.11 wireless protocol, depending on which is more advantageous.

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Mark W. Kaelin

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Mark W. Kaelin has been writing and editing stories about the IT industry, gadgets, finance, accounting, and tech-life for more than 25 years. Most recently, he has been a regular contributor to,, and TechRepublic.