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

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Handhelds and Wi-Fi

With the ongoing ubiquity of Wi-Fi, it makes a great deal of sense to plan to use your handheld with Wi-Fi. If your handheld is Wi-Fi enabled, you will have the option of using it to connect on the road, in hotels, and in a wide range of places.

Pocket PCs present a slightly wider range of choices as of the present writing for Wi-Fi–enabled handhelds (although this may change by the time you read this book). You can buy Pocket PCs from HP, Toshiba, and others that feature integrated Wi-Fi. Figure 6.1 shows a popular model from HP.

Figure 6.1. HP's iPaq H4355 Pocket PC features integrated Wi-Fi.

Even if your Pocket PC doesn't ...

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