Published March 12, 2015 Categories Rebtel stories

Come and Meet Us in Miami!

This year, the Swedish Vikings of Rebtel are making their way to Miami! We are proud to announce that we will be part of the largest annual event for Latino trendsetters and influencers, Hispanicize 2015. This conference will take place at the Intercontinental and other venues around the Miami area from the 16th until the 20th of March 2015. During the days check out our booth at the Intercontinental. We’ll have some freebies and little gadgets to share with you. In the evenings we’ll be mingling at all the different, receptions parties and concerts you name it and Rebtel will …

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Published March 4, 2015 Categories Rebtel stories

Viviendo entre Miami y Cuba

Mi nombre es Dagoberto Linares y vivo en Miami. Nací en el municipio de Guanabacoa, La Habana y me críe en un pueblo llamado San José de las Lajas. Salí de Cuba en el ‘99 hacia Miami por situaciones personales y como para todo inmigrante fue difícil salir de Cuba pero al llegar aquí un conocido de Cuba, el gran Sr. Martinez y su familia, me acogieron por los primeros dos meses. Vivir en Miami es como vivir en Cuba pero con comodidades, aquí el cubano está en todas partes y donde quiera encuentras a alguien que conoces. La diferencia más grande entre …

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Published February 23, 2015 Categories Rebtel stories

Liberando las llamadas internacionales: Cuba

“Ay dios, ¿¡Por qué es tan caro llamar a Cuba!?” Esta es la pregunta en la mente de los expatriados cubanos al llamar a casa, y el hecho es que no importa que tan caro sea uno no puede simplemente dejar de llamar pues mantenerse en contacto con la familia y amigos es prioridad, así que si se deben de hacer sacrificios para pagar las llamadas, se hacen. Muchos cubanos en los Estados Unidos preguntan por qué el costo de las llamadas a la isla es tan alto aun estando tan cerca, mientras llamar a países mucho más lejanos -como …

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Published February 18, 2015 Categories Rebtel stories

San Valentín, Los Pichy Boys y sus llamadas gratis a Cuba

Alejandro y Maikel, Los (famosos) Pichy Boys, han decidido hacer equipo con Rebtel para compartir – como sólo ellos saben- con la comunidad Cubano-Americana nuestras tarifas bajas para llamar a Cuba. Los Pichy Boys son originarios de la Habana, así que saben de primera mano lo importante que espoder comunicarse con la familia que está lejos. Este único par comenzó su carrera realizando doblajes de famosas películas de Hollywood y subiéndolos a YouTube. Hoy en día Pichy Films cuenta con más de 81 millones de visitas. ¡Impresionante! El primer paso del trabajo en conjunto ha tenido lugar este pasado día …

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Published February 13, 2015 Categories Rebtel Staff Rebtel stories

Valentines Gifts You Can Actually Afford

Valentines day is almost here and for those of you who have been busy at work or simply not in the mood for shopping, don’t worry! Forget the flowers, we have great, affordable, yet impressive last minute gifts. This first one is for you guys. Have you ever seen Project Runway? No worries, just print out the instructions and give them to your loved one with an old shirt of yours! This present is a fun DIY and a good use of old clothes. Go ice skating! If you live in a bigger city it is …

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Published February 11, 2015 Categories Rebtel stories

5 tips to survive a long distance relationship…and don’t die trying

Ahhh love, what a wonderful thing!! But what happens when your partner is away? Either is just a different city or a different continent it’s always tricky to keep a relationship going strong with someone that’s not always (physically) there. After experiencing it in real life (twice!) and chatting to others that have gone through it, here’s 5 tips on what’s been learned to keep the flame alive: 1. Do settle the game rules from the start: Ask those uncomfortable questions like “Are we exclusive?” “Are we in a relationship or dating?” “What are your expectations?”, also –if possible- define …

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Published February 4, 2015 Categories Rebtel stories

3 Awesome Life Hacks : PART II

Last February we shared 3 awesome lifehacks that could improve your lifes or at least make them a little easier. If you have missed out you can read them here. This year we are adding 3 more tricks to that list and once again minimal efforts are required. LIFE HACK NUMBER 1 Tangled earphones-sounds familiar? Our solution is very simple: tie the cords around a wooden spool. Voilà! LIFE HACK NUMBER 2 You are just finishing up your spring cleaning and find an empy CD spindle. Wait, don’t toss it to the bin just yet. This …

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Published January 26, 2015 Categories Rebtel stories

Cool and smart wearable tech

Wearable technology is the term used to describe clothing and accessories that integrate technology for communication, health & fitness, or just fun. It used to be bulky, geeky and not too attractive but in recent years it’s been following a trendier path for both men and women, making it easier to wear on an everyday basis and at any occasion. Here some examples: Ring. Is a nice looking unisex silver, well…ring that allows you to control pretty much everything around you, from making payments to managing home appliances all by detecting the movements of your finger by “writing on air”. It needs …

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Published January 19, 2015 Categories Android iPhone Mobile

5 Useless Apps That You Just Have To Love

There are around 1,3 millions apps available on Google Pay and 1,2  million on the Apple App store. Many of these apps are useful such as baby monitors, alarms, social networks you name it! However, plenty of them serve no real purpose at all. Let’s face it we all have them on our phones and we love them! Paid 2 Poo: An interesting take on viewing how you generate income. By inputting your wages and entering each time you visit the toilet this app calculates how much your employer pays you to go use the bathroom. Want Paid 2 Poo for …

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Published January 12, 2015 Categories Rebtel stories

5 New Gadgets to Stay Connected in 2015

The 21st century has opened up possibilities for us to lead lifestyles that are more global and mobile than ever before. Many of us are living and working abroad, traveling more frequently on a regular basis, and generally following schedules more densely packed than we previously imagined possible. We have, in large part, our modern technology to thank for enabling these on-the-go lifestyles. Our devices allow us to work from almost anywhere, access information at lightning speed, and chat with friends, colleagues, and loved ones all over the world. As we enter into 2015, these global-mobile nonstop lifestyles are fast …

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