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Android 2.2 Could Include Built-In Tethering, Wi-Fi Hotspot Sharing

Android 2.2 Could Include Built-In Tethering, Wi-Fi Hotspot Sharing

TechCrunch is reporting that “Froyo”, the next version of the Android smartphone operating system expected to be released next week at Google’s I/O conference, will pack in more than just big compiling speed improvements and fragmentation fixes. It could also include built-in USB tethering and Wi-Fi hotspot sharing, allowing everyone…

New Wi-Fi Tech To Turn Every Gadget Into A Wi-Fi Access Point

BusinessWeek reports that by the middle of next year, a new Wi-Fi technology called Wi-Fi Direct will turn enabled gadgets into access points “able to create wireless connections with other Wi-Fi-enabled gadgets or broadband modems within a radius of about 300 feet [90 metres] “.

Locate Free Wireless with Wi-Fi Hotspot Finder

Locate Free Wireless with Wi-Fi Hotspot Finder

US-centric: The Wi-Fi Hotspot Finder webapp displays free wireless internet hotspots in your area on a Google Maps mashup. To use it, just give it your address, city, or postcode and it’ll display many of the nearby hotspots. This sort of tool isn’t new by any means, but it is…