Tablets are hot! Sales of the Apple iPad, the Google Nexus 7, and others are quickly outpacing laptop sales as consumers begin to realize a full computer is overkill for most of the things done on the Internet. With their compact size, simple interface, long battery life, and relatively inexpensive pricing, tablets are making Internet use more accessible and convenient for a wider range of people. Unlike PC’s, there are not a lot of technical options that you have to deal with when purchasing a tablet. Basically you make sure the screen looks good, it’s responsive, and there is enough storage space for your needs and you’re all set. Tablets are mainly designed to be “viewers” to a content provider’s offerings, and to reach this content, you need an Internet connection. That’s where an important decision comes in: should you get a Wi-Fi only tablet, or spend more and get one with built in 3G/4G access? Continue reading “Save Money On Your Tablet Purchase”
TOAST.net’s new wireless hotspots are flying off of our virtual shelves, giving previously “dial-up” only areas a much needed burst of speed as well as providing mobility to use the Internet anywhere you go. Payment on wireless systems works a bit differently than traditional land-line based Internet service in that wireless uses a “pay for what you use” model, where land-lines use a “pay a flat rate for service” model. Similar to the way electricity or water is billed, the more you use the more you pay.
This leaves customers with the question “How much data do I need per month?”
Data is an abstract term, and it can be confusing. Just like using electricity in a new house, it may take a few months to discover your usage patterns to see which level of service will be best for you. There are ways you can keep your data use in check, however. Here are a few tips to make sure you are getting the most out of your wireless connection: Continue reading “Conserve Data: Getting the Most Out Of Your Wireless Plan”
Everyone is loving our new Wireless MiFi Cards! Dial-up users are freed from the shackles of low-speed connections, snowbirds that move with the seasons no longer have to constantly cancel and sign up with Internet providers, workers are now able to connect to their company networks on the road…portable high-speed Internet has a million benefits
As with any new product, there are some questions that frequently come up. I can appreciate someone wanting to be well informed about a product, so here’s a run-down of the most common questions people ask me about wireless: Continue reading “Your Wireless Questions Answered”
Happy November everyone! I’m just now getting over my sugar coma from Halloween and ready for a HUGE month ahead. TOAST.net is releasing so many awesome new products and updates that I’m not sure where to start. Upgrades to email, new ways to build websites, and a cool new way to access the Internet are just a few things we plan on introducing. Check it out: