The ‘walkie talkie’ dongle that means you’ll never be out of touch with your friends

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The ‘walkie talkie’ dongle that means you’ll never be out of touch with your friends

A new gadget can turn your phone in a ‘walkie talkie’ – even if you have no phone coverage.

The goTenna uses radio waves to communicate over 50 miles.

If both people have a device, they can messages each other and send their location, complete with a map

The gadget also creates a ‘mesh’ network among users, allowing the range to be extended.

The firm says the gadget is perfect for hikers and outdoor enthusiasts, and even for families who travel a lot – who can use it abroad without paying roaming charges

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2697726/The-walkie-talkie-dongle-means-willll-never-phone-coverage.html

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