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Skyroam SOLIS 4G LTE Global WiFi hotspot review

When we are researching for places to spend our vacation, I always ask Jeanne to make sure that the place where we’ll be staying has internet access. Because perish the thought that I take a vacation where I can’t get a little Gadgeteer work done too. We went on our last vacation knowing that there …

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weBoost eqo 4G cellphone signal booster review

A few months ago we finally ditched our analog phone line. Yes, I know that I’m way behind the curve, but I was required to keep a landline phone line due to my hardwired T1 broadband which I also disconnected. That means that we are now relying on our Verizon phones for contact with the …

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SureCall EZ 4G cell phone signal booster review

Using my smartphone in my home can be tricky because not all areas of my house have the same signal strength. On my main level, the signal is fine, but in my basement, the signal is much weaker or is non-existent. The weakest signal is in my office – Gadgeteer HQ. This makes it difficult to take calls …

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weBoost Sleek 4G cellular signal booster review

If you’re lucky enough to live in an area where you never worry about dropping a call while driving, read no further! Otherwise, you might well be interested in the Sleek 4G cellular signal booster, formerly from Wilson Electronics. Both the company and the product have recently been rebranded, so the product is now called …

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Google Project Fi – a “new network” for Nexus 6 users

In addition to the big carriers like Verizon, AT&T, T-mobile, and Sprint, Google is now entering the wireless service arena with their Project Fi network using the Nexus 6, which is currently the only supported device. This project doesn’t create a new network, but rather uses network equipment that is already in place and is …

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The Modio case will add LTE access to your WiFi-only iPad mini

Beginning March 20, AT&T will exclusively offer the Modio LTE Case for all three versions of the iPad mini that will add access to AT&T’s 4G LTE network to WiFi-only minis.  In addition to giving you a secure LTE connection, the folio case also “comes with expandable memory (up to 32GB) so that you can bring …

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T-Mobile/Uncarrier 5.0 temptation…

This week T-Mobile announced the latest tweak to their Uncarrier movement – version 5.0. The highlight of Uncarrier 5.0 includes a free 7-day test drive of their network (on a iPhone 5s no less). With supposedly no strings attached. And to sweeten the deal, T-Mobile is also giving its customers free music streaming that does …

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AT&T CLP99383 3 Handset Connect to Cell Answering System review

This post brought to you by Advanced American Telephones. All opinions are 100% mine. Although people seem to be moving away from landline phones these days, there are still millions of people that haven’t ditched their analog phones in favor of only using a cell phone. The AT&T branded CLP99383 features Connect to Cell Bluetooth technology that enables …

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Ting’s Pay-For-What-You-Use cell service review

The major cellular providers continue to force their customers into bigger, bolder, more expensive plans that many folks do not need. I admit that I moved our family to Verizon’s Family Share Plan, where we pay a premium price for unlimited talk, text, and 6GB of data. However, there are many people that are not …

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republic wireless hybrid calling BETA review

When I saw that you could get a non-contract phone plan with unlimited calling, data and texts for $19/month, it was an easy decision to jump in.  republic wireless can offer this deal because it uses both the cellular network and WiFi, something they call hybrid calling, to route your calls and data.   This is perfect …

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Verizon Unveils New Share Everything Plan

Chances are you knew this was coming. Verizon officially announced yesterday their new Share Everything plan.  It is a simplified plan that gives you unlimited minutes, and messages for up to 10 devices, as well as mobile hotspot with no extra fee. However, it also ends unlimited data as an option on new contracts and …

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Technocel Powerpak Review… an adult juice box.

When my kids were younger, I spent vast amounts of money on juice boxes of all kinds, because when a kid is thirsty you gotta have some juice that’s easy to deal with “on the go”.  Trust me, spill a sippy-cup of Apple juice all over your car seats and you’ll be making a bee-line …

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