Wireless Internet

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Introduction
Wireless internet has now become a way of life. It is all around us. Our society has now moved from the ability of being linked by a cord to access the internet to the availability of accessing the world wide web by using wireless capabilities. The way we receive news and media has changed since the invention of wireless. This technology has become so common that one may rarely think about it at all when using it. The days of plugging up a computer to an Ethernet cord to be connected to the internet has become a thing of the past. Surely this method is of course still used, but it has become a less modern way to connect to the World Wide Web. When you want to see what the weather forecast will be in your area, it is as simple as opening up your phone and punching in your zip code. It has also made the ability for ratings to be gathered for televsision shows using netowrking sites such as twitter and facebook. These sites can be access through wireless on mobile phones (Spangler, 2011).
Presently more applications are being developed that allow the use of wireless internet. These applications can be downloaded for celluar phones, tablets, ipads, and ipods. One application that I have used is an application called Kazzam. This application is truly amazing and I has been helpful in several situations. Have you ever heard a song that you loved and could not get it out of your head? Everywhere you go you are always hearing this song and you wonder who is the artist? Well, the Kazzam application gives you the ability to find that song. You simply turn the application on, put the phone up to the speaker or general area from where the sound is being emitted, and let the phone listen to the song. In a matter of minutes the application will aquire results that give you the title and artist of the song. It also gives the ability to look up any additional…...

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