Network cards for notebooks can be frustrating. Typically they either require a dongle (a separate short length of wire with connectors on it that everybody loses) or a pop-out jack that everybody breaks. Intel is making a PC Card NIC that allows the cable to plug straight in – no dongle, no pop-out. It’s adorable. It covers both PC Card slots, which doesn’t seem to be a problem for most people (but check ahead of time, OK?) About $140. Here’s more information.