Tag Archive: internet

Dec 23 2013

Freedom Pop Silly Deal

Freedom Pop is one of those crazy, disruptive Internet companies that is out to change the world. Well, at least change the way that you access the Web. I reviewed their service with this hotspot a couple of months back and they have decided to do a deal on the refurbished version of the hotspot …

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Aug 20 2013

Freedom Pop Review

This article originally appeared at Living on the Cheap The allure of something free: It tempts us, taunts us and beckons us closer. New wireless Internet provider FreedomPop is another of those crazy startup companies that is trying change the rules on how we access the Internet. As you can guess from the company’s name, “FREE” …

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Jul 13 2013

ChromeBook Review

This article was originally on Living on the Cheap Google is nearly everywhere. It is an Internet company of monstrous proportions and it is hard to believe that it has insinuated itself so completely into our lives in a mere 16 years. Think about that … there was no Google before 1997. Google search, YouTube, …

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Jun 27 2013

Cloudstravaganza

How many different cloud accounts do you need? Here is a run through of all of them that I can find to compare!

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Mar 07 2013

FinderCodes

I spent a bit of time at the Travel Goods Association trade show and came away with some good contacts and saw some interesting new products and ideas. One of the most interesting was a company called FinderCodes. There are several companies out there that have products for tracking your luggage via GPS, various cellular …

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Dec 22 2012

Beyond Procrastination

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What do you mean you haven’t started Christmas shopping yet? Do you have an epic Christmas Eve of commercial hedonism plotted to avoid a visit from Marley in the night? Or are you aiming towards a collapse of equal proportion that will leave you in the doghouse with all of your friends and family? I …

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Dec 13 2012

Consumer Trends

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Consumer research data is always interesting but it is not always useful… I found a couple of nuggets of “hmm” in the infographic below from the research crew at Ericsson. For instance, point 4 that mobile network coverage is the fourth most important driver of satisfaction with urban life? I mean, I have been known …

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Nov 22 2012

Nook Simple Touch Black Friday Deal

If you are the type that actually gets out on Black Friday (OH, THE HORROR!!) than this in-store only deal at Barnes and Noble is among the sillier ones that have blown through my inbox this season. Barnes and Noble continues to fight a valiant fight against Goliath (as played by Amazon) and their Kindle …

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Sep 07 2012

Yotel Schiphol Review

I have to preface this article with an apology for the bad quality of the photos. After an overnight flight they looked in focus to me! ACK! I had a weekend business trip to Europe which meant an overnight flight and then straight to a trade show, which doesn’t leave me feeling very productive. I …

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Aug 28 2012

Yotel Baby!

So, I have already alluded to my madcap trip to Europe that I have coming up in my review of a Nexus 7 case but the details are starting to fall into place. That pesky time difference (and my notorious cheapness) mean that I will be landing in Amsterdam at 6 AM and European hotels …

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