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iPhone, I Travel: Take Your Trip to the Next Level with iPhone

In the last three decades, three tools have changed my life: the Apple Macintosh computer in the late '80s, the Internet in the early '90s, and now the iPhone. Yeah, I know it sounds corny, but it's true. The iPhone is a unique combination of the two tools that empower me -- a personal computer and the Internet -- wrapped up in a small, easy-to-use, intuitive device that I can carry with me practically everywhere I go.

I'm so in love with the way my iPhone empowers me that I want to tell the world about it. Last time I felt this way, I became an author to share my passions (and most of you know where that's lead me). This time I'll be content with a blog. Perhaps the information on this page will make you seriously consider an iPhone. Or maybe you already have one and are looking for help making the most of it on your trip. Then again, maybe you've just seen me carrying my iPhone around everywhere I go and want to know why I'm such a geek. Now you'll know! (And just in case you're worrying about me, I'm not alone in my love for the iPhone -- the iPhone is Time Magazine's "Invention of the Year.")

This blog is the place to get short articles and tips on using the iPhone while travelling. And to demonstrate how amazing the iPhone is, I'll be writing and submitting all of these articles on my iPhone itself, while I'm away from my computer and/or travelling. Please check back for more each day!
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Lunch Date with my iPhone (WiFi at Eateries)

Posted 12-17-2007 at 02:41 PM by Jennifer Marx
Greetings from my local Wendy's eatery, where I'vd stopped for a burger break. I'm delighted to report that I'm able to use Wendy's free wifi network on my iPhone. I'm putting the fast access to good work by browsing http://www.newsoftheweird.com while I enjoy my cheeseburger, chili, and soda. I love to read when I eat alone, but I usually forget to bring reading material along. Thanks, to my iPhone, I always have something to read now.

Free wi-fi access like this is becoming common at fast food chains and coffeehouses. The iPhone connects to these wifi spots VERY easily. You just tap the Settings icon, then tap Wi-Fi access, and your iPhone searches for an available network. If it finds one, you can connect by tapping it (if the network is locked, you'll need to enter a password). The cool thing about the iPhone's software is that it remembers which networks you've joined in the past and automatically connect to them when you're within range again. So the next time I return to this Wendy's, my iPhone will seamlessly connect to the wi-fi network.
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