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Using Your Rover Puck

We just made some awesome new demo videos for the Rover Puck, Hub & Stick so that you guys can get a better idea of what you get with each of them. There are three videos for each device: a First Look, an Activation demo, and an example of how you can use the device. You can see them all on our YouTube channel, but we’ll show you the three Rover Puck videos here to give you an idea of what they’re all like.

1. Rover Puck First Look

2. Rover Puck Activation

3. Rover Puck Demo

 

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iPhone Tethering Alternative

You’ve of course heard the big news that Verizon will finally be carrying the iPhone and that within the next couple months the phone will also function as a hotspot. The idea of turning your phone into a hotspot is old news for all of you that already have hotspot-capable phones, but so is the realization that a smartphone doesn’t make that great of a wireless hotspot!

Before you shell out that extra $20 a month to your provider for iPhone tethering check out this article in BNET about the Smarter, Cheaper Alternative to iPhone Tethering: getting an actual mobile hotspot device. It goes into the various reasons (price, share-ability, battery life and more) why reconsidering that tethering charge is better for your wallet & your smartphone.

 

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Multitask like a boss

Keepin’ busy online? We’re pretty heavy data users too but it’s no big deal with the Rover Puck. All Rover devices offer unlimited 4G so you can stream music, video, games & more to your heart’s content. Even if that means watching The Sandlot, the History of Dance video and streaming Pandora radio all at once.

How do you multitask?

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Rover Puck Unboxing

A couple really awesome unboxing videos of the Puck came out this week so we thought we’d share ’em here.

1) Rover Puck Unboxing: 4G Hotspot by Jon Rettinger of TechnoBuffalo.com

2) Rover Puck – 4G Wi-fi Hotspot Unboxing by Byron of iHackYourTech on YouTube

Pretty cool huh? It’s good to watch videos like this and get a taste for the product before you but it. We have tons more on our YouTube channel too if you wanna see more!

[UPDATED]: Wow….ANOTHER video just went up! (That’s 3 in 2 days!) This one’s by JoeDTrick, check it out:

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Our Top 5 Tech-Inspired Halloween Costumes

1) A FIREFOX! (Spotted on Technabob)

2) A DEATHSTAR (Spotted on GeekSugar)

3) A Lil’ ROBOCOP (Spotted on Gizmodo)

4) A BLENDMASTER (Spotted on Fashionably Geek)

And of course…..

5) A WIRELESS HOTSPOT (Spotted on ThinkGeek)

Just carry around your Rover Puck and wear this t-shirt – you’ll be the hottest hotspot around! ; )

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Did you guys come up with any other crazy tech-inspired Halloween costumes? Share your pics with us and we might post them!

 

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Look-a-like Contest

Heads up! We’re having a contest on the Rover facebook page right now (http://facebook.com/rover4g) for a brand new Rover Puck. Want in on it?

Just like the page and then leave a comment telling us what you think the Puck looks like by the end of the day. Whoever shares the funniest and craziest idea will soon have the pleasure of unboxing their very own Rover Puck.

Get over there! There are already some pretty hilarious comparisons.

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