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

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Taking Hotspot Info with You

The perfect road warrior carries information he might need with him. For example, as you probably know if you've been on the road a great deal, it can be a lifesaver to have toll-free numbers for hotels and airlines handy.

In a similar spirit, when you travel with a Wi-Fi–enabled computer or PDA, you should certainly obtain information about Wi-Fi hotspots before you leave.

The problem with the online Wi-Fi directories, discussed in detail in Chapter 11, “Where Can You Wi-Fi?” is that you need to be online to use them. This doesn't do you much good when you are wandering the streets of some strange city looking for a place to connect.

WHICH CITY HAS THE MOST WI-FI HOTSPOTS?

Which city has the most Wi-Fi hotspots? ...

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