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October is one of my favorite months with the Exceeding Expectations kids.  As you all know, our top priority for the kids is, and always will be, education. That said, every October we participate in two athletic events that I feel are significant in laying the groundwork necessary for them to be successful in the academic world and in their adult lives.  The first of these events is the Challenged Athletes Foundation (CAF) triathlon, aptly called “The Best Day in Triathlon.” Here’s a brief overview from their website:  “In 1994, three friends started a triathlon fundraiser to help one man regain his independence after a tragic accident left him a quadriplegic. From one came many, and Challenged Athletes Foundation (CAF) took root in the belief that sports and an active lifestyle are a pathway to more in life. Since that fundraiser 25 years ago, CAF has been committed to breaking the financial barrier that individuals with physical challenges face to participate in sports and live a healthy and active lifestyle.”  Participating alongside challenged athletes in a very tough race gives our kids an additional perspective on their own lives. The racers on the course with them face obstacles that they

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Interview at DEMO: Boingo Then and Now

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Eight and a half years ago, founder Sky Dayton debuted Boingo Wireless at DEMO, an invitation-only conference that features promising technology start-ups. Back then, Boingo was just emerging after nearly a year in stealth mode. We offered about 400 hotspot locations. Recently, Christian Gunning, our director of corporate communications, attended DEMO as an alumni. InLab Ventures caught up with Christian in an interview about the expansion of our network to 135,000 hotspot locations (and still growing), advice for other start-up companies, and our view about the biggest technology trend of today.

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Boingo Wi-Fi Now Powers Blackberry Devices


You asked for it, and we’ve delivered! Boingo Mobile, our Wi-Fi service for mobile devices and smartphones, is now available on the Blackberry® Curve 8900, Blackberry Curve 8320 and BlackBerry® Bold. For just $7.95 per month, Boingo Mobile gives you a high-speed alternative to cellular data so you surf the Internet, download large files, upload pictures, and stream video — all on your Blackberry. Usage is unlimited and you can connect all over the globe. That’s right, surf to your heart’s content while you travel for business or pleasure and save on international roaming costs. To get Boingo Mobile, first download our free login software directly to your Blackberry. The software tells you when you’re in a Boingo hotspot and automatically connects you. Next, sign up via the software; or alternatively sign up on a PC. We’re constantly working to expand our portfolio of smartphone support, which now includes the Android™, iPhone®, Symbian™ Series 60, and Windows Mobile™ platforms. We know how much y’all love those mobile devices of yours! To download the free Boingo software for Blackberry, click here. To download Boingo software for other mobile devices, click here. To sign up for Boingo Mobile Wi-Fi for your Blackberry,

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Tips For Taking Your Phone Overseas


Fritz Faerber of the San Francisco Examiner shares some helpful tips for traveling abroad with your iPhone (or any GSM phone) without incurring a hefty bill: Disable “Data Roaming” Turn off email “Fetch” option Consider adding a temporary international calling plan Consider adding a temporary international data plan Keep track of usage statistics Connect to Wi-Fi whenever possible Need to locate a Wi-Fi hotspot? Check out our Location Directory. We have a feeling you won’t have any trouble finding a Boingo hotspot overseas. Read the entire article here.