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Re: Mobile internet stick @ CFLRS
« Reply #25 on: February 13, 2012, 12:03:36 »
If money saving is your main concern, just head to any McDonalds, Mikes Restaurant or other similar place with Wi-Fi access on the week end.  You'll want to get as far form the school as you can on your time off.  I would normally hop the bus to Montreal(<$10 ec way) and spend some time enjoying a nice Coffee while I chatted to my wife online.



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Re: Mobile internet stick @ CFLRS
« Reply #26 on: February 13, 2012, 12:09:46 »
But the best breakfast is Eggsquis, or alteast it was when I was working at the Mega.  I went for the coffee though, not the internet.

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Re: Mobile internet stick @ CFLRS
« Reply #27 on: February 13, 2012, 22:55:38 »
But the best breakfast is Eggsquis, or alteast it was when I was working at the Mega.  I went for the coffee though, not the internet.

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Re: Mobile internet stick @ CFLRS
« Reply #28 on: February 14, 2012, 17:07:20 »
I was thinking an internet stick too about a year, but honestly they are a waste of money.  Any newer smartphone can tether to a laptop or computer (if you don't want to be using your tiny screen to do all your browsing), either by USB cable or wirelessly.  Data plans now support that.  My current phone plan includes 6GB of data.  Since I've had that plan, I've used at most 3 GB in a month.  Since you probably have a phone anyway, its the best way to go, IMHO.  Plus you don't have another bill or piece of equipment to worry about.  You may still run into connection issues if you are in the middle of nowhere, but you would with the stick too.

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Re: Mobile internet stick @ CFLRS
« Reply #29 on: February 14, 2012, 20:49:11 »
Regardless if you're using an internet stick or tethering, you will still have an issue with the cell signal. We were in the blue sector on the 9th floor and reception was only possible in one area. We would have 5 people jammed in the fire picket room all trying to get a signal.

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Re: Mobile internet stick @ CFLRS
« Reply #30 on: March 04, 2012, 10:27:08 »
Signal does suck, but it's better then no Skype. worth the $40 a month imo 

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Re: Mobile internet stick @ CFLRS
« Reply #31 on: March 04, 2012, 10:48:30 »
I just left there finishing my PLQ. I tethered my cell phone. Worked fine but watch your data usage!
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