Reality Bytes: Prices still killing wi-fi popularity

There’s no point denying it. Hardly anybody uses wi-fi (broadband internet access) in cafes and other public hotspots.

6th May, 2006

There’s no point denying it. Hardly anybody uses wi-fi (broadband internet access) in cafes and other public hotspots.

According to the latest figures, 30 per cent of computers bought in Ireland are laptops. This is much lower than in other countries.

One of the reasons is that laptops are much less useful in Ireland than in Britain, the United States or other European countries.

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