Find the Best Available Public Wifi Using This App

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When you’re traveling, a stable wi-fi connection can be the difference between life and death. It’s so important, many of us would likely choose a coffee shop based on the quality of its internet connection rather than the quality of the drinks. But finding public wifi spots on your travels can be tricky. That’s where WeFi Pro comes in.

The app, available on iOS and Android, features a database of several hundred million wifi hotspots from across the world, and it can show you the best and most stable options in your current area (saving you some time testing useless ones). You can help out other users by tagging and identifying new hotspots that you come across, and you can blacklist certain networks too.

Part of the app’s appeal is the way it works in the background, turning wifi off when it’s not needed and alerting you if there’s a better wifi connection available than the one you’re currently on. While it makes most sense for those on the move, it also helps manage the wifi networks at home or at work too.


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Comcast has like this too called Xfinity WiFi, where it will switch you over from data to WiFi when you’re at an Xfinity Hotspot (free for Comcast subscribers).……