Browsing All posts tagged under »WiFi«

Best Places for Free Wifi (That is not Starbucks)

July 29, 2010


I do my blogging from a Starbucks and their free wi-fi. I do it to get out of the house and socialize (while I sit with my headphones on typing on my MacBook Pro). However, I had something bad happened the other day. My neighborhood Starbucks did not have any internet service. I went to […]

How to Find Free Wifi

October 24, 2009


Wireless internet is everywhere. Coffee shops, bookstores, and fast food places have wifi. I went on the road last weekend and found out the McDonalds had wifi (not free though). There are businesses that have wifi that do not advertise it. So a lot of finding wireless internet is trial and error. A lot of […]

How to improve wireless at conferences

October 12, 2009


There was a paper produced by Intel that details how conferences can be better at consistent Wi-Fi connections. Joel Spolsky from JoelonSoftware writes: At the very least, though, a venue should be able to tell you how many access points they actually have (if it’s just one, you’ve got problems), whether they are managed access […]

How Free WiFi gained a loyal customer

October 3, 2009


I love coffee (Iced Americano, no room). So I regularly go to a Barnes & Noble Bookstore to take advantage of their free WiFi, drink some coffee, and have a cookie or two. If they have a special, they will force me to have three cookies. The problem is the wireless at B&N is spotty. […]