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Ross LaRocco
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Thoughts on the new standalone Opera VPN app? Still finding myself using up my free Tunnel Bear quota, then hopping to a different VPN after. I like how Opera blocks trackers, but others do also I'm sure.
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Wondering about speed
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▶ ASUS Devices  - 
 
Just a heads up. Latest dev update on the Asus flip has a bug. Closing any Android app makes the screen go black for a second or two and the Chrome web browser also crashes if it's open.

Version 54.0.2830.0 dev
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The beta on the R11 seems to have the cursor issue where it does not change sometimes. It stays as a selection marker or whatever no matter where it is on the page. I saw this before on the DEV release. Are others seeing similar behavior on the R11 on beta?
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Would Google be mad at me if...I did a "14 day trial" in one area, cancel, couple months later, do another "14 day trial" in another area? Just to solid test service in both my hometown and where I move to next
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You can suspend up to 3 months then your billing auto resumes I'm on suspend right now still have to pay the data fees Basic service costs are refunded or credited monthly. Beware you can only suspend once every billing cycle and you lose Google voice functions including hangout calling texting Ect... and no call forwarding for any functions. You can still see your billing with the Fi Ap ., That's also how Google make money by useing your money every month.
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Anyone here use Project Fi? In particular those who are satisfied with it despite any hiccups.

It has me really curious. Instead of hopping carriers every couple years, why not have a phone that hops services for me? lol
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I have been using it for the last year and I love the service.. Yes, there are times when the service has hiccuped but it has gotten to a much better state than it was previously. The thing I like the most of the service is that it is on constant lookout for wifi hotspots to save as much data as it can for you. The ability to switch 3 carriers is added bonus which atleast in my experience translates to having a wider coverage area. Also, though I haven't personally used this feature, I like the idea of being able to roam internationally without the hassle of buying plans with local carriers. One drawback I have seen people complain is the service's availability to only 3 devices which again in my opinion is minor as these devices are extremely capable, having owned 2 of the 3. I have never had any issues with the hardware.
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Just joined this community. I'm sure this question gets asked in all variations. Switching in particular from Verizon to Project Fi, I'd be saving money sure. But I have NO problems with Verizon whatsoever. No drops, no probs with data, travel is seamless. How reliable is Project Fi, if you're someone that comes from a network that hasn't given you any problems? Project-Fi still kinda beta, or no?.
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Welcome to the community! Feel free to post any questions and your experiences!
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Here's what I got from Tunnel Bear regarding the browser extension running on a Chromebook. Guess Betternet wins for me! 
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I almost always use Beta. But, I really see no big difference between Stable and Beta. I go back and forth if I feel something isn't working right, then I stay on there until I feel something's not right and I switch back. So I don't even consider it a problem if a channel change fixes it.
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Can you change numbers on Fi easily? Like tired of spam calls, relocate etc. Change with existing service.
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I don't know how easy it is to change a Project Fi number, but when I moved it was a snap to change my Google Voice number to a local one. Shouldn't be difficult. Check the forum https://productforums.google.com/forum/m/#!forum/project-fi or co tact customer support.
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Latest Dev update on my Asus Flip has a cursor issue. The mouse pointer turns into a blue box lol. Anyone else seeing that?

Not that big of a deal.
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I had it but seems to have gone away. 
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Does Project Fi have any kind of affiliate program yet? Like 5 bucks off a bill for referring people to Fi. It'd be worth it for a lot of us here to try and "sell Project Fi" to people. Even if still in baby stages, it does have "selling points".
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It's funny how a few days back I had poll about do users use data saving apps and the majority said no. And dont use data. Now you all asking for incentives! 😲
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▶ General Discussion  - 
 
Anyone here use Project Fi? If so, how reliable has it been for you? Thinking about moving my cellular world into the Google ecosystem like everything else is now lol.
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>> Mobile  - 
 
Betternet, Hotspot Shield, or Tunnel Bear VPN?
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Tunnel Bear, Hotspot Shield, or Betternet VPN?
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Betternet VPN is free = good choice
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    Visual Communications, 2005 - 2007
  • Appleton North High School
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Passion for Movement. #BodyCombat. #Paleo. #MMA. Instagram: @rosslarocco.  They make shoes for it.

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