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1 Wi-Fi

2 Definition Wi-Fi – A facility allowing computers, smart phones, or other devices to connect to internet or communicate with one another wirelessly within a particular area We know it as something that you can get “free” internet from in an area

3 Creators Terence Percival Diethelm Ostry John Deane John O’Sullivan
Graham Damiels

4 What you need to hook up Wi-Fi
A wireless router A computer with built-in wireless adaptor or a separate adaptor

5 How to hook up Wi-Fi Most computers now supply wireless routers as a standard Check that your computer has a built-in wireless adaptor

6 How to hook up your Wi-Fi continued
3. Then you connect by clicking on the Wi-Fi icon. 4. Now you just connect to the internet

7 Do you have a built-in wireless adaptor
Here is what you do to find out. Click the start button Right click on your computer Click properties

8 Do you have a built-in wireless adaptor continued
Click device manager Click the arrow next to ‘Network Adaptors’ to see the Wi-Fi adaptor listed If you don’t have one, go buy one

9 How Wi-Fi works The creators thought that why should radio waves be just for radio Which means that Wi-Fi works through radio waves the creators have learned to manipulate the transmissions from radio into internet

10 How Wi-Fi works Then learned how to make the radio waves compatible with a computer and other devices And instead of having a radio tower you have a wireless router

11 How Wi-Fi works We have manipulated it so instead of transmitting radio signals it give you access to the internet Since it doesn’t need to have a tower the area is a lot smaller and is more secure

12 Open Wi-Fi hot spots McDonalds Dairy Queen Hardy’s Taco Bell Subway
KFC Wendy’s Whataburger Burger King Middle school High school Clinic Hospital Banks

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