New Satellite Messaging Options: Garmin inReach Mini, Somewear Global, Globalstar Sat-Fi2, & SPOT X

Every technology enabled nomad dreams of being able to be connected from absolutely anywhere (when they want to be). But unfortunately, things get tricky as you travel to places where Wi-Fi hotspots turn cold and even boosted cellular fails to dial in a single bar of service. Satellite broadband gear is the answer for some […]

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Sprint Introduces ‘Unlimited55+’ – Smartphone Plan for Seniors

Sprint, perhaps anticipating its potential union to T-Mobile, is jumping on the 55+ unlimited cellular plan bandwagon.  The new plan pretty well matches T-Mobile’s own 55+ discounted plan, with a couple of noticeable differences. Sprints deal, advertised as a limited-time offer, provides up to two lines for $70/month total ($50/month for the first line & […]

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Visible: New $40/month Unlimited On Device Verizon Based Phone Plan (No Mobile Hotspot)

A new Verizon plan has been making its way across the interwebs this week, and we’ve been fielding a number of questions about our thoughts on it. While we love seeing new Verizon based plans pop-up, the new inexpensive, prepaid Verizon offering, called Visible, is pretty invisible in its application for mobile internet seekers. Yes, […]

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Engaged At Last: Sprint & T-Mobile Announce Plans To Merge

The on-again / off-again flirtation between Sprint & T-Mobile that has been a dramatic thread throughout the cellular world for years has reached a major milestone today with a joint video announcement from T-Mobile CEO John Legere and Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure. They may not be married yet, but the engagement is official. Sprint & […]

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Verizon Adds New Parental Control Options

Verizon Adds New Parental Control Features - Web and App Monitoring

Verizon updated its parental control suite with a new name, a few new features, and a new price scheme.  The new option is called Verizon Smart Family and is available for most post-paid smartphone plans. The new option is now divided into two tiers – Smart Family for $4.99/month and Smart Family Premium for $9.99/month.  The […]

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AT&T Changes Prepaid Plans, Lowering Prices and Adding Value

Today AT&T quietly changed it’s prepaid options, making them universally more attractive than before and more competitive with the offerings from Verizon. Prepaid Changes Here are the changes to AT&T’s Prepaid plans: Autopay discount increased to $10/month from $5/month for all plans except the bottom tier 1GB plan, putting it on a more equal footing […]

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T-Mobile One Military: Substantial Discount to Active Military and Veterans

As part of a large initiative designed to support US military personnel, veterans and their families and communities, T-Mobile announced today they are offering significant discounts on T-Mobile service for qualifying military personnel, Veterans and Gold Star family members. The new option is called T-Mobile ONE Military. The most applicable portion of the initiative for mobile […]

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Cloudflare 1.1.1.1 DNS Service Promises Increased Surfing Speed & Privacy

On April Fool’s Day earlier this week, internet infrastructure provider Cloudflare announced a new free public DNS service designed to improve the internet for everybody: “Cloudflare’s mission is to help build a better Internet. We’re excited today to take another step toward that mission with the launch of 1.1.1.1 — the Internet’s fastest, privacy-first consumer DNS […]

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Baseball Fans: T-Mobile Offering Free Year of MLB.TV Premium

Watching live sports of your favorite team is always a challenge for RVers and cruisers, but T-Mobile’s annual special makes it easy and free – as long as you’re a T-Mobile subscriber. T-Mobile is reprising their annual offer of free MLB.TV for subscribers, a massive discount over the $116 retail price. This is great news for […]

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AT&T Quietly Adds Data to Wireless Internet Plans

On March 1st, AT&T published new ‘Enhanced’ plans, replacing their previous unlimited Choice and Plus plan offerings. Their new Enhanced plans are a downgrade in offering if you’re a nomad seeking a home internet replacement – as dedicated data devices can no longer be activated on them. But, quietly, AT&T also revamped their Wireless Internet […]

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The New weBoost 4G Slim – A Better Indoor Antenna for 4G-X and 4G-M Cellular Boosters?

weBoost mobile cellular boosters have long been top performers for nomads looking to enhance cellular signals. A cellular booster works with an exterior antenna, an amplifier unit, and an interior antenna to deliver the boosted signal to cellular devices within wireless range indoors. Over the years, while weBoost updated their exterior antennas and boosters, they […]

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BREAKING: AT&T Unlimited “Enhanced” Plans Dropping Support For Mobile Hotspots!

UPDATE (March 1st, 2018): Details Confirmed As expected, AT&T updated its website this morning with the new “Unlimited Enhanced” plans – and all the leaked details we reported on earlier this week have indeed come to pass. The major reported downside is indeed real – there are NO MOBILE HOTSPOTS allowed on AT&T’s new “Enhanced” […]

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AT&T Prepaid Customers Can Now Enjoy Sponsored Data Too

Are you an AT&T direct prepaid customer? Considering becoming one? Yesterday, AT&T added ‘sponsored data’ to their prepaid plans. Previously this perk was reserved only for AT&T postpaid plan customers. The Verge posted a news story, with a screenshot of the text message AT&T prepaid customers received yesterday announcing this change. Reportedly, even those using […]

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Now Shipping: Winegard ConnecT 2.0 Roof-Mounted Wi-Fi & Cellular Router

Winegard has a great reputation as the leading provider of both satellite and over-the-air TV antennas designed for RV use. But despite some initial excitement, we ended up being underwhelmed by Winegard’s 2016 entry into the RV internet gear market. The original Winegard ConnecT was expensive, the cellular version was tied to a very limited […]

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