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Why I traded-in my AT&T Phone for an Amazon Gift Card.

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AT&T is one of the Worst mobile carriers for Android hardware. I had a Samsung S6 EDGE+ sm-g928A variant. 32gb in Gold Platinum. The problem is AT&T loads so much bloatware on the phone, it makes it almost unusable. You cannot root this phone. Additionally there hasn’t been an update issue since December of 2015. It’s now May of 2016!

Amazon Trade-In’s offers you cash in the form of Amazon gift card for your old devices. This is a great way to recycle and reclaim value for items that would otherwise just be collecting dust.

In an effort to use products that are more sustainable, I have banned AT&T phones from my life. I will continue with a Blackphone 2 and One Plus Two.

Webpass Surpasses Speedtest

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Webpass has recently boosted it’s speed in downtown SOMA (South of Market Street) for San Francisco.  Although the current service is only rated at 200mb/s – the new speeds seem to indicate a change will be coming soon.  I am now consistently pulling well over 400mb/s down and 200mb/s up.  God bless America, and Webpass.  You can currently subscribe to this offer for $55 a month or $500 a year.  This is some of the fastest and cheapest internet in the country at this point.

Only in France – 200Mb/s Internet

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France has recently brought the EuroDOCSIS 3.0 standard to a new level. Squeezing just over 200mb out of a standard coaxial cable line is quite a feat. Although currently available in the Capital city, this ridiculous speed is slowly being rolled out to the rest of the country. Created to compete directly with Fiber and the offerings from France Telecom. The operator Numericable makes it easy to upgrade and for 39€ a month, you too can be downloading files at 25mb per second. I am still in shock and awe of this speed and price. While those in San Francisco wait and wonder why we are neglected by a bandwidth shortage, those here in Paris are living the good life on a serious speed kick.

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VyprVPN by Giganews Server Locations

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These are the most up-to-date server locations for connecting to the VyprVPN by Giganews.

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