- Buy a kindle. Free internet everywhere! Well not everywhere, check the coverage map, but I've found that the map is actually conservative about where you can connect.
- For the times you need to upload or download something and the cybercafe is closed, bring an unlocked international smart phone to tether from.
- And when the cellphone tethering is inevitably too slow too load gmail, ssh to a unix server and use lynx. Whoddathunk that the text-only browser still had a purpose or even worked with gmail, but it does!
Wednesday, May 25, 2011
Tips for the internet-dependent in developing countries: