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 phones with unlimited service for California Residents – Lifeline & ACP (Affordable Connectivity Program)

ATTENTION: I AM NO LONGER HELPING INDIVIDUALS SIGN UP FOR LIFELINE. For questions call the Lifeline Administration here: www.cpuc.ca.gov/consumer… go to the lifeline website here: www.californialifeline.c… Lifeline Provider Cellular Network(s) Website Safelink Wireless Verizon www.safelinkwireless.com… StandUp Wireless T-Mobile www.standupwireless.com/ TruConnect T-Mobile truconnect.com/ Life Wireless AT&T, T-Mobile www.lifewireless.com/ TerraCom Wireless T-Mobile www.terracomwireless.com… enTouch Wireless Verizon www.entouchwireless.com/ Read more about Free phones with unlimited service for California Residents – Lifeline & ACP (Affordable Connectivity Program)[…]

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[…]

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?[…]

How to create a $15 Point of Sales with a Droid X and Square. Howto root, unlock bootloader, install custom recovery, CyanogenMod 11 (Android 4.4.4), and Square Register.

The Droid X is Motorola phone sold by Verizon. It has an SD slot and HDMI out. You can buy good condition used ones on eBay for $15 here. 4.3 inch Screen (~61.0% screen-to-body ratio) More specifications Complete guide to getting the Square Register App on the Droid X If it’s booting then you can Read more about How to create a $15 Point of Sales with a Droid X and Square. Howto root, unlock bootloader, install custom recovery, CyanogenMod 11 (Android 4.4.4), and Square Register.[…]

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[…]