Nowadays wireless network or wifi to be more precise is getting very popular among the users. As a result of its popularity and its demand many wifi hotspots are installed throughout the world. Today these hotspots can be found in offices, shops, school, colleges and many public places. Now people are getting more and more interested to know the locations of these hotspots. Hence the devices used in locating these hotspots are beginning to flood the market.

The devices used to find the hotspots are known as wifi finder. These are the portable devices which can be carried in the pocket or there are various websites in the internet which gives and exhaustive listing of the various locations of hotspots.

The features of wifi finder.

Found in many shapes the portable wifi finder is the last thing anyone would refuse to buy. As obvious from the name, the portable wifi finder can even be carried in pockets or purses. The best thing is yet about to come, within no time the wifi finder helps you track a wifi signal most appropriate for you to get connected to the wifi network in the area with just one click. The wifi finder is available in the markets and can also be purchased from sources such as web sites in the internet like .

Another type of wifi finder exists in the market. These devices can be connected to our system through USB (universal serial bus) ports. This type of device can be said to be dual purpose. In other words it can also be used as wifi adapter. This device also has a LCD screen which displays an access point's security scheme, the signal strength of the WiFi network available in the area, and the wireless network standard available. Therefore this device can work even if the wireless system to which it is connected is switched off. If it is not available in the local electronics shop it can be purchased from the outlets like Tiger Direct.

Purchasing the wifi finder is not everyone's first choice. People who are connected to the wifi network at either home or office can get easy access to various websites. It isn't that difficult as it sound when you have enough time to spare and list out the various places where you would require your wifi device the most. This can be done easily by just typing in the your next location and get all your hotspots for that location listed right in front of you.

This process requires the detailed information about your location including the city or the province or the country or even the postal code. The user who has logged on to these sites can also be asked to give the information regarding the distance between users place and the nearest hotspot point, the user may also be asked to give the details about the type of the destination like a park, a school, a college, a hotel etc. There is also an option for specifying whether user wants free access points or the ones by service providers.

Source by David Faulkner