Warning: this option can get very expensive. It involves your Smartphone or a mobile hotspot device, which will require a data plan with your wireless agreement. Advantage: it’s available anywhere you have a good signal. Disadvantage: data speeds are unpredictable, … read more
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Most hotels provide free Wi-Fi in public areas, such as bars, lounges, lobbies and conference centers. Sometimes, if you can get a room close to these areas (including right above and below), you can poach the free signal. Sometimes. We … read more
Free Wi-Fi signs should have a warning label. For one thing, they can totally derail your plans. On your way to somewhere, you see the sign and succumb to the siren song of the Ethernet. “I’ll just check my email … read more
Like many today, we are increasingly reliant on technology, whether at home or away. For work and fun, for running around town, for keeping in touch from afar, keeping track of expenses, planning flights…whatever it is, there is likely a … read more