weBoost Drive 4G-S Mobile Phone Signal Booster Review

WeBoost, formerly known as Wilson Electronics, creates the best mobile phone signal boosters out in the market today. The thing about their signal boosters is that they are very easy to install, and thus, they get the job done.

Apart from easy installation, their mobile phone signal boosters also boosts a lot of frequencies; from the normal 2G for better call clarity up to the 4G and LTE signals that promises blazing fast internet speeds.

Today, we’re going to take a look at the weBoost Drive 4G-S. This is quite different from their other offerings because this is a type of “cradle” signal booster. weeboostWhat does it mean? This means that this signal booster will improve the signal reception of your mobile phone when it is put in its “cradle”.

That being said, you can only enjoy amplified signals when your phone is put on the cradle. This means that if you want to make a call for example, you can only talk via the speaker phone function or through a Bluetooth wireless headset.

Another major problem with the weBoost Drive 4G is that it has one of the weakest amplifiers among other signal boosters. It only has a 23 dB amplifier, which is a farcry from the industry’s standard of 50 dB.

Still, the weBoost Drive 4G-S is one of the most affordable signal boosters around, and that may appeal to some people.

If you buy the weBoost Drive 4G-S, you will get these items:

  • weBoost Drive 4G-S Cradle with built-in Amplifier
  • weBoost 4 in. Magnet-Mount External Antenna
  • Cigarette lighter power adapter and cable
  • Vehicle dash adhesive mounting bracket
  • Instruction Manual with Installation Directions

So, how do you install this signal booster to your car? It is very to install the signal booster. Simply attach the included Magnetic external antenna on the roof of your car and then attach the coaxial cable to the amplifier. Next, plug in the power supply to the cigarette lighter port, attach the power cable to the amplifier, then you’re good to go!

There are also a good amount of review for this product.

Samson said, “This is the only booster that boosts 4G signals on all major carrier networks & that also boosts 2g and 3g signal’s for under $1000. I work in the oilfield as an mwd field engineer outside Douglas Wyoming & without this booster all I can pick up is 3g signal which gives me about 1.2 mbps down and 600 kbps up. Don’t trust what any of the negative reviewer’s say on here, more than likely they are just inexperienced with signal boosters. Once I hooked this up and pointed the antenna in the right direction I was able to pick up a 4g signal and went from 1.2mbps to 22 mbps down.”

Craig also quipped, “I’m constantly driving in areas with dead zones and bad cell service. This booster basically eliminated that problem for me. If you’re in a similar situation and are thinking about one, I’d highly recommend it.”

Although, this product does not have a strong amplifier as other signal boosters, but the affordable price of $199 for this cradle-type signal booster is what is appealing to people. Also, it can boost 4G signals, so that is a good plus too!

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A basic guide to the r4 card for Nintendo

There is a reason why the Nintendo DS is one of the most popular portable gaming consoles of all time. More then anything else, the Nintendo DS gives its owners the ability to select and customize their gaming device to an incredible degree. This is in part thanks to the portable storage devices that can connect to the same slots as regular games.

Portable storage devices come in many flavors. One trusted source of portable storage devices for the Nintendo DS is the R4DS series of cartridges. Standing for “Revolution for DS” the R4DS uses its own firmware to connect and talk to your Nintendo DS depending on how you set it up. This blank slate if you will means that with the right coding, your Nintendo DS can do anything the underlying hardware of the portable console allows. In short, you can use an R4DS card to dramatically increase the options of your Nintendo DS.

So What Can You Do With An R4 Card?

Well, that will depend on what kind of Nintendo DS you own. However, there are versions of R4 cards made for each, meaning that you will have the ability to make use of R4 functionality without being selective regarding what DS you own. Features of the R4 include being able to download and play games from the internet, being able to back-up and store your games on a single card, using the card as a music/video/photo viewer, and much more.

Watch Out For Fake Versions of the R4 Line

The original R4 line ended in 2008. From there, multiple versions of the R4 line were later produced. However, due to the success of the R4, there was a great number of knock-off products produced and sold. Often designed poorly, these fake R4 cards have a history of breaking down easily and at times not working even when brand new.

A Note About Piracy

Oddly enough, both England and Japan have banned the sale of the R4 Card (and those that have come after it) for fear that it would cause rampant piracy of games. While this is technically possible, there is little qualitative data (and mostly paranoid rumors) fueling this legislation. With so many options provided by the R4 Card, piracy ranks among one of the fewest reported uses for this device. In fact, many countries allow you to make a single back up of the game you own for personal use incase something were to happen to the original. This completely legal use of the R4 Card stands in contradiction to laws that forbid its use.

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