Apparently, this is a very good question, because every
month 1.8 million ask Google "Is WiFi Internet?".
Our Best Answer:
"Most of the time"
I say "most of the time" because nowadays WiFi
technology is a catchword for "wireless internet".
Internet access is so widespread that most WiFi routers
are connected in some way to the Internet. On the other
hand, WiFi is not always Internet. If someone has a WiFi
router that is not connected to the internet, then
people who connect to it will not be able to access the
Without Internet, WiFi can still be useful in many ways.
Uses for WiFi (other than Internet)
• WiFi allows file sharing between
• WiFi allows your smart cell phone (like
Android and iPhone) to connect and control your computer
• WiFi allows your X-Box or PlayStation3
(PS3) to play music and videos from your computer
• WiFi allows your security camera to
store footage on your computer
• WiFi allows you to wirelessly transfer
photos and movies from your digital camera to your computer
or backup drive.
• WiFi allows you to wirelessly send music
to speakers that are located in another part of your house.
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What is WiFi?
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