06-19-2007, 02:29 PM
| | Re: What is the point in Wireless?
Kurt Ullman wrote:
> In article <Unholymess.email@example.com>,
> Unholymess <Unholymess.firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> I can kind of understand the point of wireless for laptops, but I'm
>> just wondering; considering that a wireless router has the same number
>> of wires as a "wired" router, and needs separate mains power; what on
>> earth is the point in wireless internet? :(
> Most of the point is in being able to add other computers to the
> network without running a whole bunch of wire around to do it. Sounds
> like in your particular circumstance, it isn't of much use. In mine,
> where I have my computer, my wife has hers and each child has theirs, it
> is much more convenient. I don't get kicked off mine (or have to listen
> to above mentioned family members whine about needing to get on the
> Internet) anywhere near as often.
Agreed. I have 1 x desktop and two laptops. The desktop is wireless as
are the laptops. The desktop WAS wired using cat5. However I decided to
move it and it was much less trouble getting a cheap USB Wi_Fi donlge
that running a new cat5 cable.