Sharing a 3G connection via a wireless router is nothing new, but in the past it has required a bland, sterile box built to look like a WiFi access point. That certainly isn't the case with Top Global's Phoebus, which draws its engineering innovation from the greatest engineers of all, the ancient pharaohs. Though you won't find many precious goodies buried in this little Luxor, you will find an 802.11b/g router that will share your standard 3G card (EV-DO, EDGE, etc.) with your neighbors. If internet access is scarce and your crew needs to hit MySpace in a hurry, drop your pyramid on the table and have at it. $289 is a small price to pay for something inspired by real slave labor construction. [3G Phoebus Wireless Router via Technabob]
Phoebus MB6000 3G Wireless Router Provides Egyptian Hospitality
Trending Stories Right Now
Contracts suck. The telco industry is built on the back of two-year commitments, but locking yourself into one provider for as long as 24 months always feels bad. Two years is a long time, after all. What if a better deal comes along? What if the service is crap? What if you’re just not ready for that kind of relationship? Thankfully, when it comes to NBN, there are plenty of providers who offer no-contract plans. Contract-free plans tends to be the most flexible NBN option: you can leave whenever you want, for whatever reason. There’s no awkward goodbye.
The second episode of Game of Thrones final season brought with it a sense of calm before the storm—unless you so happen to be A Song of Ice and Fire theorist, because the episode’s use of a particular element from the books might have got your head spinning a little bit.