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

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Tricks and Techniques

If you've spent much time surfing the Web, you've probably learned some techniques for dealing with search engines provided by sites such as Google, Yahoo, and even Amazon. Searching a Wi-Fi directory for a hotspot is much the same: There are different tricks and techniques for using each one. In this section, I'll take a look at using my two favorite Wi-Fi directories, HotSpotList and WiFi411.

Using the HotSpotList Directory

Figure 11.1 shows the HotSpotList main window.

Figure 11.1. The HotSpotList search window.

This window is used to conduct searches (you can also browse by location as I'll show ...

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