Disney’s Failed Mobile Phone Service

Cell phone companies are always trying to prove why you should switch to them. Whether it’s a deal on certain phones, prices for specific plans, or technology one company offers that the others don’t, there’s almost always some reason why you may want to consider going from this provider to that one. A perfect example is when and why Joe and I switched from AT&T to T-Mobile, and it’s worked out great for us.

The “big four” mobile phone providers in the U.S. are AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon. But did you that about 15 years ago, Disney threw its hat into the cell phone company ring, as well? The story behind it, as well as how and why it eventually failed is pretty interesting. Take a look…

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Make Sure To Change This Setting On Your Phone Before Traveling

If you’re like me, there are probably hundreds of functions and settings on your phone that you don’t even know about. When installing an update, it’s easier to just leave the default preferences in place.

The only time I’ll ever go into the settings of my phone is after I read an article that actually explains what a setting means and why it might be a good, or a bad, idea to change things around.

I noticed this new “feature” of my iPhone but at first, I thought it was just a glitch. I knew it wasn’t when I saw someone on Twitter complaining about the same issue and I looked into it some more.

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Traveling Internationally? Make Sure To Add This Info Into Your Phone Before You Go

I think few would disagree that the cell phone is one of the most essential pieces of modern technology that’s come down the pike in the past 20 years or so. As their technology has improved, they’ve been an especially great boon to travelers, with apps to help with airlines, hotels, rental cars, ground transportation, maps, translation, keeping track of your miles, points and reservations, and so much more. And that’s to say nothing of the ability to stay in touch with your family, friends, and, as needed, work, all thanks to having a cell phone.

If you’re traveling internationally and have data or WiFi service, your cell phone becomes even more critical, especially when you need it for emergencies.

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Points Opportunity Gone Before It Started, Another Credit Card Removed This Perk, Is This Airline Going To Revenue Based Redemptions?, & More!

Happy Sunday to all of our travel friends, both near and far! Here are some articles we’ve read from other bloggers (and other sources) that we think you may like, as well, so we’re passing them along.

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How To Use Facebook Messenger As A Travel App

If you’re like me, you use Facebook Messenger as a way to chat with the people who are your Facebook friends. After all, you can text, video call or even send pictures. But it turns out you can also use it to help with stuff when you’re traveling.

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