Love In A 4G World

Are cell phone signal boosters the new must have dating tool? In many ways, cellular devices have helped bring people closer together.  As a married man, it is much easier to text my wife while she is enjoying her bath than it is for me to yell in hopes that she’ll hear me, “Honey?!  Where…

Public Safety Band Bi-Directional Amplifiers for Mission Critical Applications

Understanding the Differences Between Cellular Amplifiers and Public Safety Band Amplifiers All bi-directional amplifiers (BDA) boost a signal but there are major differences between cellular and Public Safety BDAs. BDAs that enhance cell phone signals are more commonly known as cellular signal boosters. Public Safety BDAs strengthen signals to two-way radios for first responders. There…

Cell Signal In The Air: How It Works

With airlines loosening up restrictions on cell phones what are the possibilities for cell signals in flight? The flight from Malaysia Airlines #370 that went missing back on March 8, 2014 has raised questions about how cell phones work on airplanes and whether there should be circumstances when cell phones should be able to do so….

What’s new at CES 2017. The Next Big Things.

Now that CES 2017 is here, we’d like to fill you in on a few of the announcements that are taking place for this year’s next big thing: Nvidia has updated its Android-powered Shield TV box, known as “The Shield” with the following new features: Full 4K HDR capability Due to its 2016 firmware update…

How Do Cell Phones Work?

As everyone knows, cell phones have dramatically changed the way we live and work. While no one knows exactly how many cell phones currently exist in the world, the best guess is that there are over 7 billion subscriptions. That the world’s approximate population. Landlines are becoming fewer and further between, with over 90% of…

Do You Suspect Your Cell Phone is Being Tapped?

Here’s How You Can Tell. It’s actually very easy to tap cell phones. Cell phones can be monitored for calls, texts, social media and someone’s location with GPS. Just recently France and Germany accused the U.S of intercepting millions of phone calls. There is software readily available on the Internet for those wanting to monitor someone’s…

It’s Important to Stay Connected While Traveling

Even when you need a break from your cell phone signal. There are times when you’d prefer to be alone in your car listening to your music and lost in thought, wishing you have no cell phone signal. While these short moments are a nice change of pace in an otherwise hectic life, there are…

How Accurate Are The Bars On Your Phone?

Are they the best way to determine the strength of your cellular signal? Everyone assumes that the number of bars on our smartphones is an accurate reading of the strength of our cellular signal. But is it? While they do indicate signal strength, it’s up to the smartphone manufacturer to use whatever algorithm they want…

Country Living and the Lack of Cell Phone Reception

If you live the rural, country dream, you probably appreciate the wide-open spaces, clean air and the fall foliage. One problem with these idyllic settings is their lack of cellular reception. A major culprit is the lack of cell phone towers in these areas. Carriers only build towers if there’s a high enough population to…