Sometimes getting a cellphone signal in your home can be difficult and occasionally impossible, but there things that can be done to help improve this and a simple USB device such as this one can make all of the difference.
This device plugs into the USB port and immediately boosts the cellphone signal by around two to three bars, which is very impressive, it comes with a fifteen feet long wire in order to find the best place to put the antenna and boost the signal in that area.
Here are the details and features of the USB cellphone booster:
•USB powered device boosts your cellphone signal for improved voice and data
•2-3 bars extra signal for any cell phone or 3G data card
•More signal means better call quality for cell phones, and up to 100% faster download speeds for 3G data cards.
•Prevents dropped calls and improves call clarity
•No drivers or software needed, only uses USB for power
•Simple installation – Simply place antenna near a window (up to 15 feet away) and plug into your laptop’s USB port. The advanced circuitry does the rest.
•Compatible with every carrier in Canada and the US (Except “iDEN” phones used by Nextel, Southern LINC, and MiKE Canada) This means it does not work with Nextel.
•Intelligent microprocessor-controlled amplification
•Frequency: 869-894, 1930-1990 MHz
•Gain: 48 dB typ.
•Output Power: 10 dBm typ.
•Supply: 5 Volts DC @ 0.250 amps
•Operating Temp: -30 to +60
•Size: 5″ x 1.5″ x 0.9″
•Weight: 0.3 Lbs.
Priced at $99
Source [Think Geek]