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    Cool Boost Your WiFi Signal Using Only a Beer Can

    Here is a hack I'm sure every one will enjoy.
    Here is the link to explain it in detail;http://dsc.discovery.com/gear-gadget...-beer-can.html
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    There's a step missing: lay out 3 adhesive bandages on the table so you are ready when you cut yourself on the edge of the cut aluminum.

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    For several years the Tritium Flatenna parabolic reflector has been available in the UK. (Saves jscher's adhesive bandages, and all that blood...!)
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    Personally I like the price of the beer-fi unit. Especially as I'm sure to need quite a few of these before perfecting the shape!

    cheers, Paul

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    Jeff, I think the step left out is to drink the contents before rinsing the can, then continuing as you state.

    Paul, it may take a full 6 pack to get "just the right shape".
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    Beer Can on Network Adapter

    Just tried the beer can on a network adapter: I'm now getting 104 Mbps, Steady & Holding; before it was usually 39 or 78 Mbps, only occasionally 104. The wireless-N router is about 75 feet away, with 4 walls and a storage area in between. Thanks for the idea.

    I don't drink beer; some friends were happy to help out my need of empty cans.

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