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Whisher

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  • Generic Company Place Holder Whisher 3.0

The world is not yet completely wireless, and unfortunately, free Wifi connections are not always available wherever you roam. This software offers a nifty way to use more wireless hot spots in your travels. The concept is quite simple: Share and share alike. Run the software, create an account, and let others piggyback onto your home wireless network. When you do that, you get credits so that you can hop onto other people's hot spots and commercial hot spots.

When you want to connect to a hot spot, you'll use the Whisher software instead of Windows XP's normal connection software, or your Wi Fi-card's software. When you're home and are willing to share your connection, tell Whisher you want to share, and you'll get credits in your account. You can then use those credits when you're away from home --- and they apply to commercial hot spots as well as personal ones. If you don't have enough credit in your account to pay for commercial access, you can buy from Whisher, and do it on a per-minute basis.

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At a Glance
  • Generic Company Place Holder Whisher 3.0

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