Monthly Archives: October 2012

The importance of a Signal Booster for your cell phone and laptop

Can you imagine life without a mobile phone? Guess not because they have become a part of us and you feel something is missing when the phone is not in your hand or pocket.  Today it’s not just a phone, but a time keeper, an alarm, a store finder, web surfer and also the device that will help you to arrive at your destination without getting lost if it’s GPS enabled. But funnily enough the one thing it doesn’t do properly is help us to place calls and receive calls when most needed because of poor signal and background static.

Advances in technology however has an answer to that as well and that is get a cell phone signal booster that will eliminate the problem of dropped calls and background disturbances.  It is now possible to amplify your mobile phone signal by having a signal booster installed indoors, outdoors or in your vehicle. It doesn’t matter how powerful your phone is and how much you paid for it, you will still have problems with calls if you don’t get a proper signal. This can be due to many reasons including that of your residence being in a dead zone in which case, no signals are received in that area at all or you could be living in the basement or surrounded by high rise buildings that prevent the signal from reaching your phone.

Tough luck I know, but unless you’re ready to vacate your home and find a place closer to a signal tower you will encounter this problem most of the time. If you prefer an external cell phone signal booster, it can be fixed on the balcony or rooftop to capture the signal and transmit to your phone within a specified range. This is great if you’re the sort of person who cannot stay in one place and roams all over the building with the phone stuck to your ear.  Home users however can go for a device that can be attached to their work table or any other place convenient to them.

If your problems however are with internet connections or the lack of it, the same solution is suggested but this time the equipment you must buy is a wireless signal booster.  A drop in a wireless signal that makes it impossible for you to use your lap has the same reasons as for cell phones. Obstructions between your equipment and the signal are the most common causes for the signal to get disconnected in your laptop.  Although many computer geeks save money by making their own signal booster, it’s recommended that you choose a Wi-Fi signal booster that has been used and tested by others before purchase.

The best place to do this is by going online to check the different brands and capacities that are available and buy a Wireless signal booster that will provide you with the best signal for your laptop. Once it’s installed you will find that you not only have a continuous connection to the internet but that you can also use your laptop wherever you like within the purview of the signal strength.

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Accessories that will take your PS3 gaming experience to another level

There’s nothing like the PS3 games console to enjoy your gaming experience.  It has proven to be the best in terms of visual pleasure which can be made even better by using a few accessories that can take your game to another level.  Different types of games can have different accessories and you can find what these by accessing a PS3 gaming site online.  Some of these accessories can be used only to play certain games while others can enable you to play games with other players as well. It’s up to the owner of the console to choose the accessories he thinks will be of use to him.

Be warned however that none of these accessories are cheap and buying them would mean that you’re really and truly into going that extra mile to play your favorite game. There are some players that just love to collect them, maybe because they have more money than they know what to do with.  Whatever the reason is, you will always have lots of fun by using one or more of these accessories for your PS3 games. So let’s see what these special gadgets are.

For starters, let’s consider the PS3 games Controller.  This is a gadget that can actually support up to seven wireless controllers at the same time. Although most of the PS3 games are not designed for more than four players to take part simultaneously, it is possible to find games that can involve up to six players. Just imagine what it would do to your heart beat. They are available in prices ranging from $30 to $40 and can be easily ordered from an online store if you don’t find it in your local electronic shop.

What do you think of a wireless keyboard that you can attach to your PS3 controller but works on Bluetooth technology or batteries and has no connection to the controller although attached to it? You can convert the keyboard into a track pad and use it to move the cursor on the screen. As a keyboard, it will help you to type text whenever you need to do so. Another popular accessory is the Driving wheel which obviously is for racing or driving games. In order to use this however you will first have to download the drivers from the Logitech site. It can heighten your driving experience by making you feel the turns and bends when you’re behind the wheel in certain PS3 games. Be warned that this can be quite expensive and can cost you in the range of $120 to $130.

The Sony Network Adaptor will also come in very useful for those addicted to playing PS3 games online.  This is an accessory that’s used to check a player’s level of skill when taking part in games and it can be very exciting for a gamer to challenge himself or his opponents to do better or even for the purpose of improving his skills before playing with others.  It’s not very expensive and you can get a Sony Adaptor for around $35. The ones mentioned above are only a few PS3 gaming accessories, so check out the others and decide what’ll best suit your gaming needs.

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Using a Wi-Fi Signal Booster to avoid losing internet connectivity

Having problems with receiving or placing calls from you cell phone? Don’t just blame the manufacturer because it might not have anything to do with him. No matter how superior or costly the phone is, reception issues affect everyone when the signal from the tower does not get across to your phone. There could be many reasons for dropped calls and no signals with the primary one being that the relevant area is far from a cell phone tower or your signal is crossing a dead zone where there is no signal at all.  Since the main reason you need a phone to give calls and receive them, you have to do something to solve the problem.

Apart from moving to another area which I don’t think is practical, the next best and only thing you can do is to get yourself a cell phone signal booster to strengthen the signal received from the tower. Keep in mind that you’re not the only person assailed by this issue and evidence show that a majority of people in the country suffer from this issue when you look at the rising sales figures of the cell phone signal booster.  What a signal booster can do is amplify the weak signal to make it strong enough to cross a dead zone or other barriers such as high concrete walls and aluminum sidings to reach your phone.

Many reputed manufacturers that have come to recognize this problem have designed a signal booster providing an easy way out for people who have been suffering with dropped calls and no calls for a long time. There are of course reliable models and the not so reliable ones and it’s up to the user to do some research and buy what’s most suitable for his mobile device.  Another area where signal distortion causes havoc is with internet users who find it a real hassle to get a connection to their network due to the same problem.

Anyone who has experienced problems when trying to access a network to search for information, to do shopping online or simply to watch a movie will understand how frustrating it can be not to be able to get a connection to the internet.  For some, it’s a case of the connection appearing and disappearing which makes it even more of an irritant causing a lot of time to be wasted.    The easiest way to overcome this problem is by opting for a Wi-Fi signal booster that would help to increase the range of the signal considerably.

Installing such a signal booster is no big deal and can be done by following a few simple instructions that are included with the device.  All that has to be done is to plug the wireless signal booster into the router you use at present and give it   a password so that no one else within the range of the signal can access it on your account.  This type of signal booster is also great if all members of your family own laptops so that they can make use of the Wi-Fi signal booster to enhance their connection as well. Keep in mind that a wireless booster can be used anywhere in your home as long as it’s within the stipulated range and all your signal problems will be solved.

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