Traveling to Canada? Here’s how to get Internet connected

By Greg Illes When we began planning our Canada-Alaska trip, we knew we’d need to have Internet now and then — checking emails, paying occasional bills, tending to the various surprises that can come up when leaving home for many weeks.   Normally when we travel we use our cell phones and a 3G/4G hotspot, pay Verizon some extra bucks... Read More

Park rangers give techno tips to get you out of trouble

By Russ and Tiña De Maris Rangers at Utah’s Zion National Park say that technology has proven a godsend for some visitors who’ve gotten into trouble. No, we’re not talking GPS systems or satellite phones but, rather, the simple use of cellular telephones. Here’s an example: A Virginia man tried descending a steep trail after dark. The man stepped off... Read More