A wireless network can work between computers, mobile devices, phones, laptops, or smartphones. Anything normally accessed from a cable or wire connection can usually be accessed through a wireless network.
Many people use wireless networks outside of their home or office. Connecting to these networks requires access to a "hotspot"; in other words, a wireless network offered to patrons, clients, or visitors by a business or other organization.
Wireless networks are becoming the de facto standard for many Web searchers. The benefits of using a wireless network to connect to the Internet include convenience, increased flexibility and mobility, increased security options, and low cost.
For more in-depth information on how wireless networks function, or how to set up your own wireless network at your home or office, read the following resources: