WIFI & MOBILE

Portable computing is increasingly essential. Learn how WiFi, airborne Internet and other mobile technologies work.
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What does SSID stand for?

Your wireless network can’t function without an SSID. Learn what SSID stands for in this article.

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  • How are point-of-sale systems going mobile?

    How are point-of-sale systems going mobile?

    Point-of-sale systems started with the cash register and helped merchants streamline the way they tracked revenues. Now that these systems are going mobile, how are they revolutionizing the way consumers shop? See more »

  • How Google Maps for BlackBerry Devices Works

    How Google Maps for BlackBerry Devices Works

    Making out-of-town business meetings can be challenging, especially when you have trouble finding the meeting site. Using Google Maps on your BlackBerry will help you beat the bad direction blues. See more »

  • How In-flight Mobile Phone Services Work

    How In-flight Mobile Phone Services Work

    Have you ever wanted to use your mobile phone during a flight? Learn how in-flight mobile phone services work in this article. See more »

  • How iTunes Mobile Works

    How iTunes Mobile Works

    Apple's iTunes software has helped the company sell millions of songs, applications and video clips. Most people use it on their computers, but what do you do when you want new music on the go? See more »

  • How Mobile Broadband Services Work

    How Mobile Broadband Services Work

    Mobile broadband services allow you to stay connected to the internet from portable devices. Learn more about mobile broadband services. See more »

  • How Mobile Ticketing Works

    How Mobile Ticketing Works

    With mobile ticketing on your cell phone, you'll never have to worry about losing another paper ticket again. Find out more about this cool new technology and how it works. See more »

  • How Napster Mobile Works

    How Napster Mobile Works

    Are you interested in downloading and purchasing music from Napster using your cell phone? Learn about how Napster Mobile works in this article. See more »

  • How Portable Internet Devices Work

    How Portable Internet Devices Work

    Portable internet devices come in many different forms with versatile functions. Learn more about portable internet devices in this article. See more »

  • How the Airborne Internet Will Work

    How the Airborne Internet Will Work

    Imagine using a high-speed wireless Internet connection originating from an aircraft flying over your city. Learn about the airborne Internet and how you might use this technology in the near future. See more »

  • How the Ultra-Mobile PC Works

    How the Ultra-Mobile PC Works

    Learn what Microsoft has planned for the Ultra-mobile PC and what is still to come. See more »

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