Setting Up Your Own Portable Hotspot

Wireless networking is pretty addictive. After you start using it, you will find very quickly that when you have to switch back to a wired connection, you feel like someone just leg-cuffed you to a ball and chain.

Fortunately, availability of wireless connectivity is increasing at a dramatic pace. But still, there are a significant number of places where it is not available. For example, many higher-end business hotels are installing wireless networks throughout their hotels, including room access. However, others are installing wireless only in common areas such as the lobby, and rooms are still wired-only.

This can be fine. After all, do you really need wireless in your hotel room? Can you not just sit at ...

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