Reply to post: Wi-Fi like it's 1999

Apple grounds AirPort once and for all. It has departed. Not gonna fly any more. The baggage is dropped off...

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Wi-Fi like it's 1999

"...first AirPort models emerged at the end of the previous millennium, wireless networking was still a novel concept to most consumers – Wi-Fi itself had only come out two years earlier – and home..."

At the risk of being shot down in a ball of flames: Wi-Fi in fact didn't appear until 1999. 802.11 predated it by a few years but wasn't until later it got a catchy name.

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