Laptops - I'm WAY behind

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Mats
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Laptops - I'm WAY behind

Post by Mats »

A few days ago I dropped into my local computer shop for a new fan. As I was leaving, I noticed a bunch of laptops for sale. They seemed incredibly inexpensive. I wanted to know more about them. After some consultation, I bought http://reviews.cnet.com/laptops/hp-comp ... 97917.html for about $350 CAD. I did know that laptops are small, have no wires, etc. , but, I didn't know that you can connect to the internet with the click of a button! It's amazing; there is, here, the choice of about 20 or so networks you can simply connect to - free! Am I the last to discover all this?
Once more unto the breach, dear friends, once more
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Post by David »

Are these free public access wireless networks or unsecured private networks? (Nice laptop by the way.)
Mats
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Being new..

Post by Mats »

We have the choice of both here in Toronto. With a laptop without any data, I simply logged on to the first network the card found. It is an unsecured private network. I've got some learnin' to do before I make greater use of the laptop. Still, even at this level, it's pretty cool.
Once more unto the breach, dear friends, once more
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