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Apr 18, 2013

EDC Vegas ProTip #65 Bring a WiFi Router to Share Your Rooms Connection

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Written by: Keith Wozniak

It’s safe to say that your room will not have WiFi and you and your friends will be stuck without internet on your phones while in your room. There’ll be a wired connection for one computer if someone brings a laptop but that’s it. How do you fix that? Bring a WiFi router with you!

Assuming you know what you’re doing it’s pretty simple. All you have to do is set it to bridge mode, make sure it’s secure, plug in the wired connection and share. You may get a 3G or 4G signal in your hotel room depending on who your cell phone provider is but don’t count on it, just like you can’t count on cell service at the festival. We’re all addicted to our phones and will want to share our adventures with the world and this tip is pretty easy. Just make sure that it is secure so you aren’t providing a connection to the rooms around you!

You can either bring your router from home along with you or another recommendation is this small router that’s only $29.99 on NewEgg.com (I make nothing from this, just an honest recommendation).

TP Link Router

There’ll probably be some debate about this one but if you’ll be sharing a room with others and you’re a geek and know how to do it you should go for it.

Need to know more? LifeHacker has a great article with more details, read it here.

Previous ProTips:

#66 MAKE PHOTOCOPIES OF LICENSE, PASSPORT AND CREDIT CARDS

#67 GET CASH FROM THE ATM BEFORE HEADING TO THE FESTIVAL

#68 HELP OUT A FELLOW RAVER

#69 TELL YOUR PARENTS WHEN YOU ARRIVE IN VEGAS AND WHEN BACK HOME

#70 THREE SEALED PACKS OF GUM

#71 TELL YOUR BANK AND CREDIT CARD COMPANIES

#72 THINK ABOUT TRAVEL INSURANCE

#73 BUY AN INSOMNIAC WATER BOTTLE OR CAMELBAK

#74 EDUCATE YOURSELF AND KNOW THAT LESS IS MORE

#75 DO NOT EXPECT CELL PHONE SERVICE

#76 GO ON THE RIDES

#77 COMFORT OVER FASHION

#78 START SAVING MONEY IMMEDIATELY

#79 DON’T BE A PRISONER

#80 WATER WATER WATER WATER

#81 BUY A SHUTTLE PASS

#82: DON’T FORGET CHAP STICK



About the Author

Keith Wozniak
Founder of this web site, I have also has been involved with raves since 1999 as a raver, flyer guy, owned a promotion company throwing small and large events and also ran one of the first Dancesafe chapters. I've done it all and have never thought the scene was dead. Also writes for SchulzArmy.com




 
 

 

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