Introduction

Have you ever wanted to lounge on a beach chair at a fancy resort and surf the Internet? Connect and get your email in a coffee shop such as Starbucks, or one inside a Borders bookstore? Get your email while waiting at an airport? Put together some computers in your home so that they can share files or access to the Internet without drilling holes or snaking snarled wires from one computer to another? Do your work using your laptop from your garden patio?

With your laptop that uses Intel Centrino mobile technology and a public hotspot that uses the wireless networking technology known as Wi-Fi, you can do all these things, and more.

This book shows you how.

I don't assume that you know anything about Wi-Fi, or about any of the related ...

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