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Wi-Fi is the name given to the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers 802.11 wireless connectivity standard by the Wireless Ethernet Compatibility Alliance. Wi-Fi allows wireless networking with the use of a r... More »

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A Wi-Fi connection is a wireless connection that connects a device to a network using a wireless router. Wi-Fi connections allow electronic devices to exchange data or connect to the Internet. Devices that use Wi-Fi conn... More »

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Wireless printers that use Wi-Fi to connect to computers and other devices are available from most major retailers including Best Buy, Wal-Mart, Staples and Fry's Electronics. These retailers sell printers both online an... More »

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Wi-Fi is a brand name for short-distance wireless communication networking technology, based on 802.11 standards that Wi-Fi Alliance adopted from IEEE, while wireless stands for computer network that is not connected by ... More »

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To configure your laptop for a Wi-Fi connection, make sure you are in the range of a Wi-Fi network, navigate to the system tray, click on the Wi-Fi icon, click on the name of the Wi-Fi network you want to access, enter t... More »

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To connect to a mobile Wi-Fi hotspot with a Verizon device, go to your Wi-Fi settings and click the hotspot’s name to connect. If you have a secured hotspot, enter the hotspot’s password to gain access. More »

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While there is debate about who actually invented the wireless LAN, Wi-Fi was invented by a group of Australian scientists working for a government research agency known as the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Rese... More »

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