WeFi For Android Makes Finding Free Wi-Fi Easier

Android phones: WeFi, the social-style free Wi-Fi finder, has released a free app to the Android Market that can automatically connect your phone to the strongest, free hotspot, saving you quite a few clicks.

As WeFi users travel and use the firm's software/toolbar/phone apps to connect to Wi-Fi spots, the signal strength and ease of access is reported back to WeFi. The potential for dodgy data collection remains, but the app for Android does seem to make it much easier to just grab a signal at the airport and be on your way, as opposed to opening a system menu (or even an app like Useful Switchers), turning on Wi-Fi, choosing a connection, waiting to see if it's free-but-actually-paid or requiring a click-through web page, and so on. The WeFi app even appears to have some background capability to auto-start your Wi-Fi and connect to a good spot when it's in range.

WeFi's app is free and available in the Android Marketplace, or can be sent to your phone (or even bar code scanned) from the link below. WeFi for Android [via AndroidGuys]


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    Any chance for readers of the Australian feed (which is great by the way!) to get a post on Android in Australia? Do we even have this as an option on phones here yet?

      Yep, there's the HTC Dream via Optus, and I know people with unlocked US Android phones. Will see if it's worth revisiting for a full post.

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