Wifi again

Joe Pfeiffer jjpfeifferjr at comcast.net
Sat Feb 17 18:05:59 CET 2007

t3st3r writes:
>Sounds like a joke. Can you imagine someone using this solution? Except 
>very few (most hardcore) geeks on the planet. Let's remember: mobile 
>phone is a PORTABLE device. Bunch of wires from USB hub + hub + usb 
>adapter will at least make this thingie hardly usable as, er... phone.

Another, probably better, option is a bluetooth access point.

>P.S. As for me, I'm still do not understand, why there is no WI-FI built 
>in. This is a BIG hardware design mistake IMHO. Linux without network is 
>something like North Pole without snow. And the only somehow popular 
>networking in public places is WI-FI.

This has been discussed many, many times in the last month.  According
to Sean, no wifi chips that both are low-power and have open specs.

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