Since I started trying to lower my tech bills, I have reduced my costs but not enough. The home phone cost was replaced by MagicJack. Twelve months for $20 suits me better than the exorbitant monthly phone bill for just the basics. I cannot remember what I saved. about $45 unless you remember better than I do. An outdoor antenna that cost me $100 cut out the monthly bill of $50 for the tv. These replacements occurred last year..
That leaves me with the cell phone and wifi. I cannot escape from the cell bill without penalties. Actually, I like ATT much better since I only have the cell charge with them.
Getting wifi more cheaply is my goal right now. Free wifi is my goal. Lots of places have free wifi, so I want to be able to connect to one of those. One employee said I needed a range extender. No! I brought it home but it is only to make your wifi reach to the yard or from on end of the house to the other. That went back to the store.
So, the popular answer to my question is, "What you want does not exist." I asked a young man in WM who I could ask for the answer I want. He said, "Nerds, find a nerd." Where can I find a nerd or maybe a nest of them?
He suggested BAM. I went to the electronics dept and asked a young man were I could find nerds. He opened his mouth, snapped it shut and jerked around, "You mean candy or people? People!
The person he suggested was at lunch. So, I came back by the electronics dept in 30 minutes and just waited. In the meantime another young man asked what I needed. I told him. The name suggested walked up behind him, "Wifi catcher. That's what you need."
I was so shocked that in tech stores no one knew. Only one tech person in WM knew! I really hate it when people tell me that a certain technology does not exist. Well, I just knew I was not the only person near a Burger King or whatever and want to get their free signal. So I knew it must exist.
Now, I am looking for Wifi Catcher. My computer, MagicJack, and printer all use wifi. There are so many I am confused as to what I need. Isn't that always the way?
This is all about the money, saving money to be exact. There is no way to get computer, phone, and printer close to the laptop so I won't need wifi.
Have you ever heard of a wifi catcher? Do you use a wifi catcher? Do you have an opinion as to which is best?