Pity the fool who is stuck in a hotel room needing to surf the Web, but without a laptop or Web-accessible handheld device.
I was stuck in just that situation this weekend. I went to meet an out-of-town friend at her fancy downtown San Francisco hotel and wanted to look on Yelp for some local bar recommendations. We turned on her huge thin-screen wall-mounted TV and selected the Internet option and were told we had to pay $9.95 for an hour instead of getting free access as she was supposed to be getting with the room.
After a quick … Read more