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Absolute Beginner's Guide to Wi-Fi® Wireless Networking by Harold Davis

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Chapter 3. Hitting the Road with Wi-Fi

In this chapter

  • Introducing Wi-Fi PC Cards

  • Finding a Wi-Fi hotspot

  • Paying for your Wi-Fi access

  • Connecting at Starbucks

One thing that is great fun to do with Wi-Fi is to connect to the Internet from a remote location such as a hotel lobby or a coffee shop. If you are on a business trip, this kind of wireless connection is not only fun and convenient, but it can help you be more productive by using your time more efficiently. The ability to connect via wireless on the road lets you pick up email, and surf for information, when you need it—on your own time.

The good news is that there is no great trick to connecting remotely via Wi-Fi.

This chapter shows you how to hit the road with Wi-Fi, even if the road ...

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