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  • Personal Computer Memory Card International Association, a plug and play peripheral device interface, typically for laptop computers.
  • People can't memorize computer industry acronyms.


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  • ATAPI network card network interface card, if any pcmcia details of any PCMCIA devices

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  • This requires you to also use acpi = off. dobladecenter - This adds some extra pauses into the boot process for the slow USB CDROM of the IBM BladeCenter. dopcmcia - This loads support for PCMCIA and Cardbus hardware and also causes the pcmcia cardmgr to be started by the CD on boot.

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  • It's the spiritual successor to the PC Card slot - aka PCMCIA - popular in a bygone age for adding ports, modems and assorted interfaces to notebooks. News

  • Formerly called a PCMCIA card, a detachable card that can be connected to the mother board inside a personal computer.

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  • "PCMCIA," and in fact it's a Type II as described under the specs tab, but I agree that there description incorrectly says "USB"; (2) "Unlocked" means you can drop in your cell phone's current GSM card and you're good to go, as long as you have a data plan with your cell provider. RSS Feed - Daily Deals

  • It also includes a next-generation ExpressCard 54/34 card slot (replacing the PCMCIA slot), which lets you take advantage of thinner, faster, and lighter expansion cards for even more advanced wireless, networking, storage, and security features.

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  • I've installed Win7 on a Portege 3505 tablet using an external Targus PCMCIA DVD Drive.

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  • No USB, only a PCMCIA card that no one has ever been able to figure out ..

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  • What I would love to know is what the cost is, what frequency we are talking about (my old PCMCIA cards were 2.4 Ghz), and what the upload spead is.

    internet connection to laptop via cellphone

  • El servicio de Banda Ancha Telcel te permite conectarte a Internet con velocidades de hasta 1.5 Mbps a través de la red de Telcel, utilizando una laptop y una tarjeta de datos PCMCIA, Express Card o modem USB, lo que permite ahora contar con una conexión de banda ancha con total movilidad.

    internet connection to laptop via cellphone


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