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Anywhere Computing with Laptops: Making Mobile Easier by Harold Davis

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Chapter 10. Working with National Wi-Fi Networks

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In this chapter, I suppose that you have your laptop equipped with Intel Centrino mobile technology ready to roll and want to sign up with a Wi-Fi network. You might primarily be interested in using Wi-Fi hotspots locally, or you might want to use them for more distant traveling. In either case, the issues are much the same as when you choose a wireless cell phone provider. The benefit of having a national provider is that you can login from multiple locations and around the country without having to separately sign up (and pay) each time. You should be concerned about the following:

  • How widespread is the coverage? ...

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