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Anywhere Computing with Laptops: Making Mobile Easier by Harold Davis

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Changing the Way People Use Computers

Perhaps you already use wireless networking, or perhaps you are just about to get started with it. Either way, you are one of a minority. Statistics show that only a fairly small percentage of people in the United States are using Wi-Fi. Less than 20% of households have some form of wireless networking in use, or have a wireless mobile computer. Turned around, this statistic means that more than 80% of us haven t yet experienced the joys of anywhere computing!

Why don t more people use wireless computing? There are a number of difficulties with wireless computing. Here are some of the most significant ones:

  • It can be difficult to install. Only 28% of users in one survey were able to install a Wi-Fi card on ...

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