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Mac app that will display a map of where wireless networks are?
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TheAuditor
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May 8, 2009, 10:56 PM
 
Is there an application on mac that will actually display a map of where wireless networks are. Somewhat like a network radar.

EG. If I'm standing in a cafe with as macbook in my hands, I could pinpoint nearby networks on a map.
     
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May 14, 2009, 11:25 AM
 
This would be great, I would also like to know if anything is available. I'm going on a trip to Chicago and the hotel charges $14.95 a day for wireless internet - no thank you - I'd rather walk to a coffee shop or restaurant and use theirs while enjoying something tasty.
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May 15, 2009, 06:11 AM
 
Maybe not what you are looking for but AirRadar is nice, it used to be free.
     
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May 15, 2009, 09:21 AM
 
Originally Posted by angelmb View Post
Maybe not what you are looking for but AirRadar is nice, it used to be free.
That looks good - I'll give it a try while in Chicago.

Thank you!
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May 17, 2009, 08:56 PM
 
I've used this one in the past successfully: JiWire. The Leading Mobile Audience Media Channel & Wi-Fi Advertising Network

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May 18, 2009, 06:18 AM
 
KisMac and iStumbler are two other tools to achieve something similar (they don't show you a map per se, but do show you what other networks are detectable in your vicinity).
     
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May 18, 2009, 09:18 AM
 
Originally Posted by beadman View Post
I've used this one in the past successfully: JiWire. The Leading Mobile Audience Media Channel & Wi-Fi Advertising Network

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Amazing find, thank you very much.
     
   
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