Posts tagged with: GoTenna
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    Consumer-side mesh networking solutions have been popping up more often recently. Perhaps the idea of spreading stronger, singular networks has met its time and price, right? But what about a solution that takes things off the grid when the situation strikes, be it in a foreign country or in a humanitarian crisis? Well, GoTenna, the makers of a namesake product that enabled peer-to-peer wireless communications without Wi-Fi or cell signals, have come up with a solution called GoTenna Mesh and it's on Kickstarter today. It does what the goTenna did, but has the possibility of going much ...

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    Remember back in the summer? Not this summer, last one! In the depths of outdoors vacationing season, our Pocketnow Weekly podcast crew wandered into the woods and found goTenna, a Kickstarter project that aimed to provide an interpersonal, long-distance cell network alternative when everything hits the fan in the great nowheres. After 15 months of extra tests, tweaking and regulatory passes, the first units shipped out mid-October. What's more, it looks like the comapny's past the "making due" point with backlogs and is now processing and shipping orders in real time. Okay, so maybe ...

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    Update: Edited podcast with download links has been added below the YouTube embed, courtesy of our excellent podcast editor, Jules Wang! Get to downloadin', folks! The big guys have enough time in the limelight. It seems every week we're spending 80% of the podcast talking about the huge players in the mobile space, along with their commensurately huge smartphone and tablet offerings. While we're not ignoring those established forces in this episode, we are devoting a bit more time to newcomers: from Amazon to OnePlus to a little firm called GoTenna, there's a lot going on in mobile's ...

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    Cellular networks the world over are constantly improving, delivering higher speeds and better coverage, but for all the strides they're making, it's still all too easy to find yourself in an area with no coverage. Maybe you're out hiking off the beaten path, or boating around offshore; once you're out of range of the nearest cellular tower, your smartphone suddenly becomes a lot less useful. Or maybe the tower is just operating at capacity, or suffering other technical issues. A new accessory called GoTenna intends to help do something about all that, allowing users a backup communication ...

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