The USB Cell Phone Booster plugs into your laptop’s USB port and improves voice and data within 5 ft. Set it up to 25 ft. away from the base unit and you can get a signal strength of up to 2 bars for any cellie or iPhone, if you have at least one bar. The booster, with microprocessor-controlled amplification, also has 100% faster download speeds for 3G data cards and should improve call clarity. It is compatible with almost every carrier in the U.S. and Canada. At a size of 5 x 1.5 x 0.9-inches, the booster will be out in a couple of weeks and can be yours for $99.99.
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Travelers who tend towards the extreme may want to think about investing in the Fast Find, an emergency location beacon that connects to the 406 MHz Search and Rescue satellite system. When activated, the Personal Location Beacon sends a signal for help and will continue to transmit at 5W for the next 24 hours. The Fast Find is only 1.34 x 1.85 x 4.17-inches, weighs 5.3 oz., has a 5 year battery and is available in a standard 200 model or the 210, with GPS for faster locating.
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The zen of a quiet surrounding, say your work environment, is easily ruined when someone’s cell phone rings - especially if they have an annoying song-of-the-moment ringtone. If it’s you with the offending phone, avoid the scorn of the disrupted with the SIGNAL Cellphone Holder. Just silence your phone and put it in the holder, which will blink when you receive a call. It works by picking up on cellular phone waves…very smart in our book. Yes, we realize you could just put your phone on vibrate, but that’s not always a convenient option, and besides, we think this gadget will look uber-cool on anyone’s desk. The SIGNAL costs $30 USD.
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