I've been waiting for something like this! Just announced at CES, this ASUS WL-330NUL Pocket Router could be useful for "borrowing" some wifi from places that charge an arm and a leg (like Hotels). Just find their business center and plug the cat5 cable that was in their computer into this little guy and you should be able to get free wifi. Just remember to put everything back the way you found it so as not to screw over others that come after you. :)
I've been meaning to write about the Platinum Card for a while, but somehow haven't gotten around to it. That stops today! The Black Card gets all the press, but the truth is that the Platinum Card has most of the benefits and costs far less.
But it does cost, so let's get that out of the way. The annual fee for carrying a Platinum Card is $450, which means that you shouldn't get it unless you're actually going to take advantage of the benefits. On the other hand, it's not just a gimmick; it has real benefits that can save you money and time.
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Republic Wireless—which has some pretty interesting plans—announced that they will be carrying the Moto X starting in November.
The best part? It's coming with a Nexus 4 like price of $299 outright. Republic is all about "Hybrid WiFi", with the idea of offsetting as much data as you can onto WiFi networks. This saves Republic (and you) lots of money.
If you do go for a data plan, you'll be using Sprint as a backbone (keep that in mind).There's one more catch: you'll be limited to either woven white or black—no MotoMaker—so your selection will be rather limited.
Their plans include: