How to use Google Fi data SIM on a Verizon Jetpack MiFi

Google Fi is an MVNO telecommunications service that provides telephone calls, SMS, and mobile broadband using cellular networks operated by Sprint, T-Mobile, and others. Fi has easy-to-understand pricing, can be paused or canceled without penalty, allows up to 9 additional data-only SIM cards to share the same plan, and charges only for the data consumed. […]

SMS Spam

Late last night and early this morning I received two unwanted SMS text messages from phone number (949) 394-3052 and (949) 228-5584 bearing the same message: IRS ALERT! New gov’t program REDUCES BACK TAXES up to 70 percent, removes liens, garnish, levies. To qualify: REPLY: “IRS” (free, private consult) This isn’t my first encounter with […]

Mobile uploads to Flickr, YouTube, and Facebook

Capturing photos and videos via a mobile phone is easy. Posting those files online from a mobile phone, however, is often tedious. In most cases you would email or MMS photos individually to Flickr, YouTube, and Facebook. I was looking for a way to upload multiple images and videos from my mobile phone in a […]

Gmail IMAP on Windows PocketPC

Today Google released an IMAP interface to Gmail. Once you enable IMAP via Settings in your Gmail account, you then need to configure your client to access Gmail via the new IMAP interface. Since I’ve never been able to figure out how to get the Gmail for mobile application to run on my Windows Pocket […]