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Are Smartphones Necessary? For Some, Yes
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Technocrati
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Technocrati,
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4/3/2015 | 2:11:06 AM
Re: Four Gigs a month?
@Gary_EL    That is a brilliant idea !   I certainly would have less issue with a drone hovering if it is doing something beneficial like that. 
Gary_EL
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4/3/2015 | 12:55:21 AM
Re: Four Gigs a month?
It would be great if someone assembled a fleet of drones over Boston, networked to each other and to remote towers to provide high capacity wifi service at a competitive price. Not only could people be active wherever they choose to, but it would also end the building-by-building monopoly that carriers enjoy in this town.
Technocrati
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4/3/2015 | 12:18:33 AM
Re: Four Gigs a month?

No doubt.  I once used my phone as a hotspot and the next thing I know, the provider is asking me to upgrade.   I thought I had unlimited data ?    But I can understand if someone is forced to used their phone as their only means of access.

 

I feel for them.

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4/2/2015 | 5:20:48 PM
Re: Four Gigs a month?
You'd be surprised. The family plan I'm on currently has 3 people sharing 2GB per month. Fortunately I've been grandfathered into the same unlimited-data plan, but I can't imagine sharing just that with two other people.
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4/2/2015 | 12:31:48 PM
Four Gigs a month?
It's hard to imagine how anyone can get by with what a typical cell plan offers. That's about - what? a few hours of video viewing. Then what's left to conduct the rest of your life with?


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