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A Continent Connected: The (Slow) Rise of WiFi

As North America becomes increasingly dependent on the Internet, WiFi is becoming a household term across the continent. City planners are building WiFi into future plans, and in many U.S. cities wireless Internet can be reached from the average ... cafe. What is WiFi, exactly? The name WiFi was originally coined by the company WiFi Alliance as a descriptor of its Wireless Local Area Networks (WLAN). However, as wireless technology and the name itself have become so popular, WiFi is no longer a licensed term, and it even appears in recent versions of Webster's dictionary. By engaging anything ... (view more)

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'Hamachi', and 'Virtual Wifi'

Hamachi Simple and sweet! With Hamachi, you can organize two or more computers with an Internet connection into their own virtual network for direct and secure communication, including: LAN over the Internet, zero-configuration VPN, secure ... peer-to-peer, access computers remotely, use Windows File Sharing, play LAN games, run private Web or FTP servers, communicate directly, stay connected, and more! http://www.hamachi.cc/ Virtual Wifi VirtualWiFi is a virtualization architecture for wireless LAN (WLAN) cards. It abstracts a single WLAN card to appear as multiple virtual WLAN cards to the user ... (view more)


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