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Monday, July 21, 2014

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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
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