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Returning To The Road: My First Travel Experiences

I’ve recently returned from two trips, my first following the COVID-19 quarantine. One was a 2 day business trip, the other a week long stay at an AirBnb to visit my folks and provide some summer vacation for my family. I’m going to recap my experiences, specifically focusing on how travel to these two types…
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June 29, 2020 0

Roku Streaming Stick vs Amazon Fire TV Stick For Travel

How does the Roku Streaming Stick compare to the Amazon Fire TV Stick for travel? If you are wondering which you should go pick as a travel stream stick, we break down each of their travel features. This includes how resilient it is with potentially inconsistent Hotel WiFi, some common problems and solutions you might need…
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June 23, 2020 0

June 2020 Development Blog

Welcome to our second DEV (Development) Blog. Our goal with these is to keep you informed on what the product development team is doing here at Go Connect. I know you are excited to see the line of products that we will began releasing later this year. We are too. Hundreds of hours a week…
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June 22, 2020 0

Amazon Fire TV Stick vs. Google Chromecast for Travel

How does the Amazon Fire TV Stick compare to the Google Chromecast for travel? If you are wondering which you should go pick as a travel stream stick, we break down each of their travel features. This includes how resilient it is with potentially inconsistent Hotel WiFi, some common problems and solutions you might need while…
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June 20, 2020 0

Bad Hotel WiFi Explained

Ever wondererd why hotel Wifi can be so slow and unreliable, even when you’ve paid for “premium” WiFi? Given it’s 2020 its a little surprising how common regular travelers experience slow or unreliable hotel WiFi. We break down why this happens in an relatively untechnical way. We also look at some of the solutions available…
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June 18, 2020 0

Streaming Stick WiFi Performance Compared

Building on our Best Streaming Sticks For Travel post, where we review the features that make a device good for travel, we tested the same three streaming sticks to determine which ones performed the best under less than ideal WiFi conditions. Just like you might experience when traveling. While the challenge of poor performing WiFi…
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June 3, 2020 0

Amazon Fire TV Stick For Travel

How well does the Amazon Fire TV Stick work for travel, and how does it compare to other devices? We dive into how the most popular small formal streaming sticks that are physically ideal for travel do in actual travel scenarios. This includes how resilient it is with potentially inconsistent Hotel WiFi, some common problems…
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June 2, 2020 0

Roku Streaming Stick For Travel

How well does the Roku Streaming Stick work for travel, and how does it compare to other devices? We dive into how the most popular small formal streaming sticks that are physically ideal for travel do in actual travel scenarios. This includes how resilient it is with potentially inconsistent Hotel WiFi, some common problems and…
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June 1, 2020 0

Traveling Again – COVID 19’s Impact On Travel

Admittedly, most people thought I was crazy for getting involved in a Travel Product startup that is launching right in the middle of one of the biggest travel downturns we may ever see. That aren’t entirely wrong, at least on paper. Air travel is down 90% and AAA estimates that on the biggest travel weekend…
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May 26, 2020 0

Finding Power For Streaming Devices in Hotel Rooms

Other than the occasional hotel that still doesn’t make it easy to plug in and use the TVs HDMI ports, finding power for your streaming device may be the next biggest challenge to having all of your favorite entertainment with you everytime you travel. Below we cover a few tips and tricks for ways to…
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May 21, 2020 0