In This Chapter
Understanding wireless networking
Connecting to a Wi-Fi network
Setting up a mobile hotspot
Sharing the Internet connection
Using a Bluetooth peripheral
Driving hands-free with Bluetooth
Portable implies that something can be moved, but not how far or how easily. My first TV was a “portable,” which meant that it had handholds on the sides; the TV weighed about 25 pounds. Cordless implies a degree of freedom beyond portable, but still requires a charging station. Cordless devices typically have a range beyond which they fail to communicate. Wireless is at the top of the mobility heap. It implies freedom from wires but is also lightweight and tiny.
Your Android phone is truly wireless. Forget for a second that you need a ...