Short Bits: D-Link Extender Delay, Not Getting a Mac
Word from a poster on The Green Button
is that the D-Link DSM-750 Extender has been delayed. From a D-Link CSR, “Hello ,and thank you for
your inquiry. The DSM-750 has been
delayed, it is now expected to be released at the end of Dec/early Jan.”
now reports December 7th as the expected date for their inventory for the
Linksys Extenders. Thanks gstone!
Update: Ed Bott confirms Linksys delayed too.
Also, I’ve been considering buying a Mac for a while
now. I’ve used OS X on several
occupations and enjoy it, I hear about how great it is from my girlfriend who
works in front of one all day, and now that they can run Windows XP/Vista it
has been on the top of my list for when I upgrade my PC.
However, now I’ve run into a problem with that concept. TigerDirect doesn’t sell Mac’s. Why is this important? Because I’ve got a $500 gift certificate for
TigerDirect (yeah, not my first choice either but it was free). That screws up me getting a Mac right
now. I just can’t pass up only needing
to drop $100-$200 for a new PC.
I order my parts yesterday, an C2D E6750, 2GB RAM, GeForce
8500, and 500GB HDD which would all be covered under the gift certificate. Motherboard choice is still up in the air, but
will most likely be a Gigabyte GA-P35-DS3L LGA.
I’m also going to pick up a semi-cheap Antec case to bring it all