Internet Options in Nevada County

National Broadband Map The new Broadband Map website maintained by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is an online tool that allows users to search and compare broadband internet availability and speeds at their specific address. The website provides a wealth of information related to broadband connectivity, including information on broadband providers, types of service available, Read more about Internet Options in Nevada County[…]

Social Services in Nevada County for People with Low Income

A Non-exhaustive List Federal Level: State of California: Nevada County, California: Nonprofit services in Nevada County, California Note: This is not an exhaustive list, and program names, eligibility criteria, and benefits may vary by state. My experience I’m consistently amazed at the level of assistant you can get from government, and non-profit organizations if you Read more about Social Services in Nevada County for People with Low Income[…]

Free smart phone w/ unlimited talk/text and unlimited 4G data for people with low income

Normally you would get Unlimited Talk/Text, and 4GB of data, but during the pandemic you get unlimited data.Apply here: www.safelinkwireless.comsafelinkwireless.com by tracfone There are many companies that provide lifeline cellular to people with low income, but in my opinion Safelink gives you the best plan. Tracfone like many cellular companies resell AT&T, Verizon, and Read more about Free smart phone w/ unlimited talk/text and unlimited 4G data for people with low income[…]

Unlimited Data on the new AT&T LTE Band 14 Network for Rural Work at Home Broadband Internet

NOTE: LTE Band 14 no longer offers any increased throughput in my area. =[ Broadband: 25Mbps down, 3Mbps up, and less than 100ms latency. Neither fiber nor cable is available where I live. All the fixed wireless providers in Nevada County don’t serve my property. AT&T will provide me a DSL line running at the Read more about Unlimited Data on the new AT&T LTE Band 14 Network for Rural Work at Home Broadband Internet[…]

How to Root the LG G5 T-Mobile H830 H83030C 8.0.0 Oreo Complete Guide

WARNING: This will completely wipe all your data multiple times. =] You will need a USB-C to USB-A cable, and a computer. Most of it can be done on Linux, or MacOS, but the initial downgrade of the OS can only done on Windows. Unless you can run LGUP and Uppercut in WINE or a Read more about How to Root the LG G5 T-Mobile H830 H83030C 8.0.0 Oreo Complete Guide[…]

What’s the deal with cell phone networks and stuff?

A very confusing topic! Don’t worry I figured it out. =] I will go over topics such as: Networks, Coverage, Technology, Resellers, Roaming, Lifeline (Free low income smart phone and monthly service), Prepaid, Cellphone hardware, Unlocking, Voice over IP (VOIP), Credo Mobile, Google Voice, Google Fi, Republic Wireless & Freedompop. All in the context of Read more about What’s the deal with cell phone networks and stuff?[…]

The phone I purchased for myself. Google LG Nexus 5, from Freedompop. $100

$99 + $9.99 shipping. No taxes or other fees. I disabled all paid trials. Instructions are below. The big reason I choose Android vs iPhone (iOS) is the fact that I can have free WiFi hotspot tethering on any carrier. ¬†Apple allows the carrier to disable this hardware in order to charge you for this Read more about The phone I purchased for myself. Google LG Nexus 5, from Freedompop. $100[…]

Republic Wireless – T-mobile with AT&T roaming partner OR Sprint with Verizon roaming partner.

You either be on their GSM (T-mobile) network or CDMA (Sprint), not both. Which carriers does Republic Wireless use? Republic Wireless 1.0 and 2.0 plans use Sprint with roaming partner Verizon. 3.0 (Clearchoice) plans use either Sprint roaming to Verizon or T-mobile roaming to AT&T. Depending on zip code. No data roaming on 3.0 plans. Read more about Republic Wireless – T-mobile with AT&T roaming partner OR Sprint with Verizon roaming partner.[…]

Free cell phone service in California

If you are low income and live in California, you are eligible for a free cell phone and service. Totally FREE! (Paid for by the federal government) Talk, text, and data. If you are not low income, try freedompop. By network (in order of best coverage to worst in Nevada County): Verizon¬† Blue Jay Wireless: Read more about Free cell phone service in California[…]