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general May 18, 2003 posted by

WiFi killer

I am still not as enthusiastic about WiFi as some people, primarily for two reasons. First off, I still believe that power is a limiting factor. WiFi adapters are voraciously power hungry and can drain a battery before you can say ‘find a plug point’. I keep picturing a whole heap of executives at somewhere like an airport hotspot scrambling on hands and knees for a limited number of power sockets like something out of the Keystone Cops. In the…

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