Notice the new little map on the sidebar? Well, that’s courtesy of Plazes.

As the widget’s supposed to work, there’s a client on my laptop that will broadcast where I’m at based on the location of the router I’m working through, and then post it to the Plazes site, which is then picked up by my blog. In theory…..

However, in practice, the way I connect is via wireless broadband, so I appear to always be coming from somewhere near Kansas City (where Sprint is located). However, I can’t get the widget to actually send in my location. It’s almost as though I’m not getting signed in somehow. So….

Plazes gets an “A” for effort, but so far, no joy from My Apple Existence. Seems like this could be pretty cool tech though, if I can get it working. Perhaps tonight when I get behind my router at home……