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Topic # 13069 20-Apr-2007 19:13
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Can anyone please explain what this means:

Spectec is introducing a microSD card that integrates a Wi-Fi receiver. The Spectec Wi-Fi microSD card supports 802.11b/g (up to 54 Mbps) and it is Wi-Fi certified.

The small adapter measures only 23.3 x 11 x 0.7 millimeters.

With its support for the SDIO Now! 1.0 standard the card is compatible with devices based on Windows CE 4.0 and CE 5.0, which is the technology behind current Windows Mobile devices.

I have one of these cards with my new phone but have no idea what is it for or how to use it and the above explanation doesn't help me either.

Many thanks

Lilly



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Reply # 67906 20-Apr-2007 19:21
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Do you have a Pocket PC? This card adds WiFi to your Pocket PC - that is if the model you have does not already have Wi-Fi.

Wi-Fi is a Wireless LAN technology that allows a PC or other device to connect to a network without cables. You must have a wireless router for this to work of course.







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  Reply # 67956 21-Apr-2007 01:17
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Thank you for your help. 

My mobile is wifi capable but I do not have a wifi router.  I currently only have a vodem.  So how do I get a wifi router so that I can make great use of my phone? 

Again many thanks

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Reply # 67973 21-Apr-2007 10:39
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I think there's some confusion on the capabilities there.

You have a Pocket PC with WiFi (is it through the miniSD card or builtin)?
You have a vodem (connected to a PC)

What are you trying to achieve? Share the Internet from or to your Pocket PC?







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  Reply # 67993 21-Apr-2007 13:24
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Hi,

I have a laptop and use vodem as my internet connection.  I also have a wifi capable mobile phone and it came with one of the MicroSD cards.  I want to know what I need to do to be able to use the wifi function on my phone.  So I imagine that I need to get a wifi hotspot for an internet connection but I'm not really sure about anything else and what I had to do.  Also how portable are wifi hotspots?  As in if I moved house, how much of a mission would it be to take the wifi hotspot with me?  Or am I completely dreaming as it is impossible?

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Lilly 

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Reply # 67998 21-Apr-2007 13:45
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Thanks, now things are vlear...

You might not have much luck because the vodem is connected directly to your laptop. If you have wireless LAN on your laptop you could try creating a bridge between the vodem connection and the wireless LAN adapter on your laptop. Then you create an ad hoc connection between your Pocket PC and laptop.

If this doesn't work, then you have no other option than get another type of Internet connection - Woosh if you want to remain wireless, or cable (if in Wellington or Christchurch) or DSL (anywhere else). You then plug a wireless router and your devices should connect.

Note that the wireless router is yours and you can move to other connections when moving houses.







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  Reply # 68012 21-Apr-2007 15:05
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Hey,

Thanks for helping me with this.  So if I get the Woosh one, then I remain wireless, will then have a wifi hotspot, can then use the internet telephoney on my new phone and will be able to move it all relatively simply if I move?

Cheers Lilly

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