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Old 11-23-2008, 09:36 AM   #1 (permalink)
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In my country its the bloom of the internet hotspots, and I was wondering if my 8700c had the ability to log on to those if I happened to be in a place that provided free internet access (coffee shops, pizza parlors, even BK's offer it here)

I see the option that says ''Turn Wireless On\Off'' but I'm not really sure how it works.


So can it? Thank you for your time.
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No WiFi capability on 8700
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So Wireless isn't the same as WiFi? Whoa! My eyes have been opened! What is the difference?
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The transmission radio inside the BB sends and receives constantly. Some places like hospital ICU, airplanes, security buildings...do not allow the interference from radio broadcasts. The Turn Wireless ON/OFF function will allow you to use the smartphones' pda functions without transmitting radio waves.
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oh wow, thanks for the info! You always learns something new every day!
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