If you are like me, you probably saw the issues Steve Jobs had this week with his wireless demos during the Keynotes presentations. For those who missed this great moment, Apple CEO was trying to demonstrate some great features of the new iPhone… but could not access some web pages using the phone WiFi antenna. The blame was put on the 570+ WiFi networks set up by the audience. Many of them were Verizon’s MiFi, a device that creates a portable hot spot that can be shared by up to 5 users, in other words a sort of mini access point.
How can too many access points prevent connectivity, and how to fix this? Here are a few tips (for next time)! Read the rest of this entry »