Short for “Wi-reless Fi-delity,” Wi-Fi is a brand name for a wireless network that uses radio signals. Wi-Fi can be used to distribute Internet access throughout a small area such as a house or a caf�, and will soon be used to connect household gadgets such as television sets and DVD players. To learn more, read CNET.com: What You Need to Know About Wireless or Wi-Fi Planet: Wi-Fi Shopping 101 .
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