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The Voucher Based Hotspot

A voucher is nothing more than a preselected username and password which is used for authenticating a subscriber. The user name and passwords are randomly generated and generally printed on card stock the size of a business card. This Voucher … Continue reading

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The Free Hotspot

The free Hotspot is what most people associate with when they hear the word Hotspot. Many companies provide this service to their customers, but without fully understanding the ramifications of their actions. Often times small companies grab a wireless router at the electronics store take it to their place of business; plug it in thinking this is great my customers will love it. And their right, customers do love the convenience and have come to expect the service. Continue reading

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Would You Like Fries with That Hotspot – Food for Thought

Working in the technology field is always a gamble. You’re always looking for the edge, the next big product and watching market direction. Keeping an eye on customer requests and trying to figure out where to spend your product education dollars. Even with media hype the best products and standards do not always succeed. Often the best of these technological breakthroughs loose out to price or fear of monopoly to inferior products. Continue reading

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Is Your Data Safe on Public WiFi Networks?

The staff of your favorite fast food joint may be able to make a great burger, but they do not have the expertise or time to be a computer support person. Wi-Fi is a free service that they offer, but their business is to prepare and serve food. So inherently the Wi-Fi must be easy to connect to and not involve the staff’s time. In general this means you are connecting to an unsecured, unmonitored network, where all of your data is going through the air in plain text. Continue reading

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