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Device & Conquer: The flavors of wireless

For a lot of people, terms like 3G, 4G, and Wi-Fi are cryptic. We explain what the different types of wireless do and how to use them.

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Wireless Internet is becoming essential for most of us, yet it remains a bit like black magic.

For a lot of people, terms like 3G, 4G, and Wi-Fi are cryptic or just barely understood. How do they differ? When do you use each? And why do we even have to think about wireless connections so much? Brian Cooley explains what the different types of wireless do and how to use them.