Revisiting Fonus 6 Months In

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Earlier last year I wrote an in-depth review of Fonus Mobile, after having been given early access to the new mobile service reseller. I figured it was time to check back in on how the experience has been, and what’s changed since I first reviewed it last year. A New SIM Not long after I wrote my previous review, my SIM card…

Fonus Mobile Review

My experiences with Fonus began at the end of last year, on November 21st when I heard about a disruptive mobile provider that wanted to provide global, unlimited service for a low fixed fee (presently listed at $30USD/Month). I need to disclose that I was part of an initial promotion where the first 500 people to purchase a SIM card on the…

Can you believe power banks mAh ratings?

A guest post collaboration by my friend, Daniel Haworth. Terms Milliamp hours (mAh) and Amp hours (Ah) You’ll see many battery packs (like this Blitzwolf one) listed at 10,000 milliamp hours. What does this number mean? It means that this battery is capable of providing one amp for ten hours (10 amp hours) or can also be written as 10,000 milliamp hours.…

Want to buy your Halloween candy online? (USA)

It’s getting closer to the yearly celebration of small, inexpensive sugary treats given to absolute strangers. If you’ve put off buying candy and don’t want to go to the local department store to trudge through the now mostly-empty shelves you still have time to order your candy online. Both Amazon and Walmart are selling their candies online at prices on par or better…

Buying Coffee Online (in Canada)

It almost feels like a requirement for being a software engineer, a love affair with “the finest organic suspension ever devised.” (Bonus points if anyone recognizes that quote without asking Google.) Coffee, or at least good coffee, isn’t easy to come by here and necessitates me driving at least 45 minutes into the city (both ways) to fetch anything beyond Folgers, Maxwell House or…

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