802.11 squeeze

As long as I’ve had my Titanium powerbook, I’ve had problems with its pathetic wireless range. I live in a small 2-bdrm house where no point is more than 20 feet from the airport basestation, but I can’t access the network in half the house. After a year and a half of this, I finally decided to look into rigging an external antenna. Before I could find info on that, I found something much simpler. I can’t believe this worked. You pop the battery out and squeeze the antenna into the frame, and now I can post this from the far end of the living room couch.

Now to fix my loose tibook hinge that has turned my LCD floppy…