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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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Setting up a Wi-Fi system requires hooking up a wireless router to the modem that provides Internet service. Some configuration of the router is required to secure the router from other wireless users, as well as to set ... More »

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Internet access can be obtained from such providers as Verizon or Comcast. Free Internet can also be obtained from FreedomPop. NetZero and CenturyLink offer cheap and low-income Internet plans. 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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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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