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Old 18-05-2006, 16:16
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Default WI-FI Wireless Internet in PP?

Where could I find WI-FI wireless internet for my laptop in PP?
(my laptop is WI-FI enabled)
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Old 18-05-2006, 16:28
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Am afraid I haven't yet come across any yet although I think some hotels are starting to get it - especially in Alcudia.

Does anyone know?
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Old 24-05-2006, 23:13
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I just happened to turn my lap top on when parked in the rough ground car park at the back of pp and got a connection I have no idea where it came from possibly an apartment near by .. but it was very slow !

PS any one know if the internet cafe on the front has reopened this year ? there was no sign of it in April .. you could plug your lap top in there and had 2 desks free for this type of use.
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Old 25-05-2006, 00:15
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Beachfun, we've done the same in our apartment (welcome to the forum by the way!). A number of times we've managed to 'hitch a ride', not quite the correct thing to do I know, but if someone hasn't made their connection secure, who am I to complain. :rolleyes
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Old 18-06-2006, 03:00
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You're right; if someone is stupid enough to leave their door unlocked, why shouldn't you just walk right in there and nick a few things.....enjoy!
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Old 19-06-2006, 00:38
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Now I feel really guilty. Sitting in our apartment in PP and hitching a ride! Had to have my PP.com fix!
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Old 19-06-2006, 02:00
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Old 19-06-2006, 02:24
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Unprotected wi-fi connections are very common. Same as bluetooth connections on mobile phones.

Anyway, please can we halt this discussion now.

Although we haven't yet heard of any wi-fi hotspots in PP, we do now know that Cafe Caramba has a connection to let you plug in your laptop - see www.puertopollensa.com/internet_cafes.html
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