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By Harold Davis

Absolute Beginner's consultant to wireless is a booklet for newbies who are looking to subscribe to the wireless revolution. utilizing easy-to-understand language, this ebook teaches you all you must find out about wireless, from identifying the wireless process that's good for you to including a wireless card and similar software program to discovering hotspots and entry issues. With the aid of this ebook, it is possible for you to to configure a house community and percentage net connections quick and simply. moreover, the ebook covers all very important safety concerns in order that a person is much less uncovered to threats, in addition to the dos and don'ts of touring with a wireless enabled computing device.

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Each listing does show the Wi-Fi service provider that hosts access at the location. 7. The WiFi411 directory shows independent hotspots, as well as the ones hosted in Starbucks locations. [View full size image] 36 Part I: Why Wi-Fi? Part I: Why Wi-Fi? 37 < Day Day Up > < Day Day Up > Paying for Your Fun For the most part, as the saying goes, there is no such thing as a free lunch, or a free latte. This is all too true, I'm afraid: Mostly you will need to pay to surf while you sip. With most Wi-Fi service providers, you don't need to sign up for a plan, although it will certainly be beneficial for you to do so if you plan to make much use of the service (Chapter 12 has more information on making the best of the economics of the matter).

It's even okay to mix and match: You can check equipment out in a brick-and-mortar store, and then buy it online. Do make sure you buy your Wi-Fi laptop from a reputable vendor who will make things right if there is a problem. It's a fact that the majority of hardware problems occur within the first twenty-four hours of use, so you want to be sure the matter will be easily taken care of if you do happen to buy a lemon. tip You may be offered a floor sample, demo model, or reconditioned model (or the same thing by some other name) at a very substantial discount.

You can search on the Starbucks Web site for stores with Wi-Fi hotspots. [View full size image] 32 Part I: Why Wi-Fi? Part I: Why Wi-Fi? 33 Click Submit. 4). 4. The Starbucks search shows a number of local stores with Wi-Fi hotspots. [View full size image] Part I: Why Wi-Fi? 33 34 Part I: Why Wi-Fi? Searching a Wi-Fi Service Provider There are about a dozen major Wi-Fi service providers in the United States alone, and hundreds of smaller, mom-and-pop, vendors. As I'll go into further in Chapter 12, "Working with National Wi-Fi Networks," there are really only a couple of big Wi-Fi service providers with national coverage.

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