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Free WiFi at Pubcon?
just wondering

 7:53 pm on Nov 2, 2011 (gmt 0)

Does anybody know if free wifi is available at the conference?



 2:13 am on Nov 4, 2011 (gmt 0)

Has been in the past, but many people get their own.


 11:22 am on Nov 4, 2011 (gmt 0)

What are our choices for non-locals? Can one buy a 'stick' of some type for a week of data?


 10:45 pm on Nov 4, 2011 (gmt 0)

T-Mobile offer: $50 for a sim card for 1 month data flat. just picked it up at the fashion show mall next to the TI... do. not. roam!


 2:46 am on Nov 5, 2011 (gmt 0)

I called T-mobile in the US today as well (thanks to a tip from a kind WebmasterWorld member). Seems like I can pick up a sim card that'll fit into my cell phone that'll give me talk and text with some sort of data plan. Then I'll just use my phone as a hotspot for my laptop. I'll figure out specifics when I get there.

I'm actually not one that cares a bunch about technology, but gosh, this is pretty cool. Fly in from out of country,drop in a chip and boom I've got a cell phone number in the US and can surf the internet from my laptop via my phone - all at high speed.

I think that's the way to do it. My laptop doesnt' take a sim card. Actually, maybe it does - I've got a beast this time and it does everything including apparently 3d.


 8:11 am on Nov 5, 2011 (gmt 0)

Raise your hand if you keep misreading this thread title in the Recent Posts list as "Free Will at Pubcon?" ...


 12:59 pm on Nov 5, 2011 (gmt 0)

I bought T-Mobile $50 plan - unlimited talk, sms and web yesterday, it works pretty good even you are on iPhone - Edge connection only no 3G.

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