Wireless local area networking, also known as "Wireless Internet"; stands for "WIreless FIdelity"

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Wifi shared from Macbook comes and goes

I have a new iPod Touch, and an old(er) Mac. To connect my iPod Touch to the internet at home, I set up my Mac to share its internet connection (ethernet) over wifi. I'm running Mac OS X 10.5.8 on ...
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Start/stop internet sharing from a script?

Is there a way to start/stop internet sharing from the command line or maybe an apple script? The thing is that I move around my laptop between home and work. At one place I get wireless internet ...
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What causes the “Unable to download application” error on an iPod Touch?

On some wireless networks, whenever I try to download or update an app I get the following message: Unable to download application. <Your App> will be available for download when you log in to ...
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Is there an iPod app to easily switch wifi on and off?

Is there an app whose only purpose would be to change the wifi prefs, by starting or stopping the wifi on iPod Touch? I would like to have an icon on the home page, and a simple click on it will ...
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iPhone mismatch between settings showing connection to Wifi SSID and 3G in Top left hand corner showing not connected

Sometimes the settings page will show I'm connected to a particular Wifi network SSID, but the 3G logo in the top left hand corner still appears and I still appear to be downloading via 3G. What's ...
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Is there a way to always ignore a particular wifi network on your iPhone

There is a certain wifi network that am around a lot. It is very slow and pretty much unusable. I would rather just never see it. As it is, it pops up every time asking me to join. Is there a way ...
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Why is my iPhone unable to connect to an ad hoc wifi network?

I'm trying to connect my iPhone 3G(iOS 4.0.2) to an ad hoc wifi network that I've created on my netbook(running Fedora 13). When I attempt to connect, everything seems to go fine on both ends, ...
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How can I share my iMac's internet connection with my iPad?

i have an iMac, that has internet access via cable (no WiFi). I know, that my iMac has Wi-Fi access point. How can I share the internet connection of iMac with iPad?
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iMac WiFi issue

I leave my iMac (24') on almost 24/7, putting it to sleep while not in use. Sometimes when I resume from sleep I encounter the following: WiFi shows full signal Loading web page in Safari loads ...
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Is there any way to print directly from my iPad to my wifi-connected printer?

I am happy to purchase an app, but the only printing app I'm aware of seems to just let your ipad connect to a computer that is connected to the printer and effectively print through it. I'm ...
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Why can't my jailbroken iPhone connect to a wifi network?

I have an iPhone 3G 16GB with 4.0.2 and my wifi is not working, I tried to fix it with reset network settings and other quick fixes like that but nothing. Sometimes it sees wifi networks but I can't ...
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How can I stream files to my iPad?

I have loads of videos and music on my computer, which I want to watch on my iPad. However, I want to stream it to it, so I can grab what I feel like watching rather than having to preload ...
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Connection issues with iPod touch

I have one year old iPod Touch. All of a sudden YouTube is not working. I have wireless network at home. It says "Cannot connect to YouTube". I'm also facing this issue when I connect to Gmail. it ...
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Why my iPhone switches from wi-fi to 3g each time screen blocks and does it take any data during? (or how to check it)

I am using iPhone 3gs 16gb with OS 4.0.1 and each time screen blocks it is switching from wi-fi to 3g. It comes back automatically to wi-fi each time I unblock the screen. Can I prevent it somehow? ...
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Can I “Forget this Network” when the wifi network is not in range?

I have an iPod Touch that I upgraded to iOS 4 (but this an issue that also existed in iOS 3.1). When I travel, and I join a WiFi networks (e.g. hotel, etc), I don't always remember to forget the ...
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How does the iPhone handle connection priority?

Suppose I'm in the range of a wifi network and I check my email on my iPhone. Will it try to use the wifi network first and only if that fails attempt to connect to 3G? Or will it always use 3G (with ...
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iPod Touch Connected To WiFi But Bars Don’t Appear In Status Bar

This only just started happening. Settings reports I am connected to the network, and I can browse the web in Safari, update apps, receive emails etc., but next to where it says "iPod" in the status ...