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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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Wi-Fi extenders work by creating access points to extend your Wi-Fi signal into areas that are either out of range or being blocked due to materials within your building or frequency interference. Extenders come in the f... More »

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A Wi-Fi home thermostat is a control unit of a heating or cooling system that can be operated via a wireless network. Its control panel can be accessed via a Web browser or app on supported Wi-Fi-enabled devices to maint... 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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