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Cog·i·ta·tion [koj-i-tey'-shun] – noun: Concerted
reflection; meditation; contemplation.
Kirt [kert] – proper noun: RF Cafe webmaster.
Wi-Fi in Your Cellphone (WiFiFone?)
Move over GPRS and 3G cell phones, Wi-Fi has
arrived. In fact Wi-Fi is the fastest growing segment of wireless connectivity. Adding to the growing ubiquity of
802.11 access points throughout the world,
Starbucks™ has already configured 1,200 of its popular retail Cafes with wireless Internet capability. They
plan to have 2,000 by the end of this year. The August 2002 edition of "Microwaves & RF" magazine features a sort
of modern Norman Rockwell rendition of what such an establishment is looking like (compliments of RFMD). It's
truly an RF Cafe! Say, maybe this domain name will fetch big bucks some day when the economic downturn finally