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#1 ed ed

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Posted 13 April 2012 - 06:09 PM

Here is an interesting free app. for Apple products. It allows you to compare the quality & speed of different cell phone companies that provide internet data services to just where you are at this moment..

http://money.cnn.com...x.htm?iid=HP_LN

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Edited by ed ed, 13 April 2012 - 06:10 PM.

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#2 Technomadia

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Posted 13 April 2012 - 09:53 PM

Cool.. we'll check it out. Will be interesting to see if they get enough crowd sourced momentum to keep it useful. That's been the biggest problem with these sorts of apps (Rootmetrics, etc) - great technology, but lacking in usable data samples - especially outside major cities.

The carrier maps are more optimistic than reality, but at least they are nationwide - thus why we created our little app, Coverage? - so us travelers have at least some clue where we're most likely to get a signal when traveling outside popular areas on our various networks.

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#3 vermilye

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Posted 14 April 2012 - 08:51 AM

I just tried the Carrier Compare app - It looks pretty accurate here at home...
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