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November 15, 2013
by Gadgetress
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Don’t Buy a New Smartphone unless it’s truly Smart

It seems like every month or so, there’s something new to look forward to having in your next smartphone. Such advances makes techies like me anxious about buying a new phone because we don’t want to settle for last-generation’s tech. … Continue reading

November 11, 2013
by Gadgetress
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5 Radically Different Smartphone Plans

Thank goodness for competition. And innovation. And all the new mobile-service companies sprouting up to give the old guard something to worry about. I’m always searching for cheaper and better service (ie: more data) for my own family so I … Continue reading

May 24, 2013
by Gadgetress
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About 50 percent of U.S. still doesn’t have a smartphone

I’ve tried and tested many, many mobile apps. And I’ve written several round ups. But at some point this year, I wondered how many people care about mobile apps and smartphones? It always surprises me when a friend pulls out … Continue reading

October 12, 2012
by Gadgetress
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How to improve cell reception inside your own house

Covering consumer technology for TheStreet.com often means plucking story ideas (and concerns) from my own life. My latest set of stories are very much related to the terrible cellular service I get in my basement, where I work. I have … Continue reading

September 26, 2012
by Gadgetress
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Smart tips for flying with Wi-Fi

My first in-flight Wi-Fi experience was memorable. Awful, really. Soooooo slow.  But with JetBlue and Boeing recently committing to spreading Wi-Fi to more aircraft, in-flight Wi-Fi can only get faster. In the meantime, I’ve checked in with in-flight Wi-Fi providers GoGo and Row44.com plus … Continue reading

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