Staying connected with the world is perhaps the most important aspect for many of us and of course, it isn’t possible without internet. Particularly, you suffer most with the deprivation of the internet when you are on a trip and you are at the home of relatives which are still living in the past century and don’t have internet connection. Now what you can do? How can you prepare yourself to come across the terrible deprivation of internet?
Don’t worry at all, you are not the going to cut off the world since most of the companies and giants understand your most “basic” need, here some option which could be considered to stay connected at the places where you are thinking to cut off.
Convert your mobile into modem. Apple offers Personal Hotspot feature to enjoy internet. Personal Hotspot feature was brought in with the launch of iOS 4. Go to setting and tap Personal Hotspot and switch on.
You can still use your smartphone or tablet as a broadband if you don’t have the earlier feature. This could be the better option if you want to provide access to your friends and family accompanying you. MiFi was the pioneer of this sector, although with the passage of time we have got variety of options. You can contact your carrier if they provide mobile hotspot service, such as AT&T offers different plans which you can subscribe.
Internet at Hotel
Free internet at the hotel is another option but some luxurious hotels will charge you for using the connectivity services. However, most of the hotels offer free internet, you can contact front desk and acquire password for Wi-Fi connection.
Dealing with poor signals
You may feel the experience of distant wi-fi signals as your modem could be at one end of the house and you are sitting or you room is in the basement. In such case you can consider following options.
Base station is preferred choice to cope distant signals. AirPort Express is the best option, it costs $99 and it you can feel the difference.