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Wi-Fi networking gives you the freedom to add mobile devices in your network and share data or an Internet connection, but it can also allow outsiders to gain access to your network if your security is not sufficient. Wi... More »

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The advantage of a TV with built-in Wi-Fi, also known as a smart TV, is that a person can stream videos, movies and TV shows directly from the Internet. There is no need for an extra device, such as a gaming system, stre... More »

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The main advantage that comes from turning Wi-Fi off on a cell phone is a reduction in power consumption and a corresponding boost in battery life. The Wi-Fi radio in a phone can be powered down or turned off completely ... More »

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Wi-Fi Direct is a wireless technology that allows supported devices to connect directly through Wi-Fi and print documents, share files and synchronize. Personal computers, printers, mobile phones and cameras that bear th... More »

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Reposition your router or add wireless hardware devices to your network to extend the range of your Wi-Fi. Signals emanating from wireless routers degrade with distance, causing range limits. More »

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Wi-Fi is a network that uses radio waves to transfer data. The network uses the integrated wireless adapter of a computer to transmit data from a radio signal to an antenna. After the signal is received by the antenna, t... More »

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People can get Wi-Fi in any location by using a portable hotspot, tethering data from a smart phone or using a municipal wireless network. Municipal wireless networks offer Wi-Fi over a large geographical area. Often cus... More »

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