Tagged: iPhone

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New Sprint International Data Plans as of April 2017

Sprint’s previous update in November 2016 resulted in very slow 2G speeds in countries which previously offered 3G speeds. It has changed yet again in this evolving land of competition amongst US carriers. Sprint now offers high speed (3G or LTE) data packages on a daily/weekly basis with unlimited data usage...

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Apple iPhone 7 Plus & Portrait Mode – “DSLR” Effect

While traveling, I take photos exclusively using my iPhone (exception GoPro). Apple introduced the iPhone 7 Plus this past September and the dual lens camera sold me. It created a Digital SLR effect by combining the photos from each lens (2x telephoto and wide-angle). I have always carried the standard...

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Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG) Keyless Room Entry

This past weekend I was able to try out SPG Keyless on my iPhone 6 at Aloft San Francisco Airport. It allows you to checkin to your hotel room from your phone and obtain a digital room key. Your phone becomes the room key and communicates with your hotel room...

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Virgin America to Hawaii & Wi-Fi Calling on Sprint iPhones!

This week there has been 2 new game changing services announced from both Virgin America and Sprint that caught my attention! Virgin America announced service from SFO to HNL (Honolulu, Hawaii) starting November 2nd and from SFO to OGG (Maui, Hawaii) starting December 3rd. They will offer one flight per day. This...

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Voice & Text: Traditional vs. High Tech Options

While traveling the world you become more aware of how traditional options to stay in contact aren’t as feasible to use in all places. A couple of factors are coverage, cost and ease of use. During my normal day, I place calls on my cell phone to talk with friends &...

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How to cleanup your iPhone camera storage

The last thing that you want to have happen while you are away from home is your iPhone run out of space. Many travelers now use their mobile phones to take pictures, videos and use apps to get around. If you purchased the smallest capacity iPhone then you might have...

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How to stay connected around the World

I’m always asked how I stay connected while traveling the world. There are many ways to stay connected while traveling but I always try to figure out which method is the most cost effective and convenient. Some methods include: adding an international plan to your existing mobile phone plan, renting...