35. Hitting the Road

Windows Unplugged: Mobile and Remote Computing

Some people predict that some day, a global Internet will cover every inch of Earth’s surface, giving us an always-on, always-available stream of data they call the “Evernet.” We’re not quite there yet, but today the Internet is available in pretty much any city you might visit, and it has become easy to stay in touch with home while you’re traveling.

Windows 7 supports you when you’re away from home or the office with some pretty spiffy portability and networking features, including these features that are covered in other chapters:

• Wireless networking support lets Windows 7 stay connected when you’re on the go. This was covered in Chapter 34, “Wireless Networking.”

• Windows ...

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