Is it possible to store Wifi or any internet connection?

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Is it possible to store Wifi or any internet connection?

Postby Garytan98 » Thu Aug 21, 2014 3:34 am

I really wanted to join the google science fair and was wondering if it is posssible to create a device that would be able to store wifi in any way! Really need some expert's help because i cant find any website about this information. Closest device would be the Seagate wireless plus
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Re: Is it possible to store Wifi or any internet connection?

Postby k4gfwgerry » Thu Aug 21, 2014 4:39 pm

Dear Garytan98 -
The term WiFi refers to a wireless protocol used to connect various wireless devices (PCs, cameras, cell phones, etc.) to another device or the internet. Thus you cannot "store" WiFi but I believe you want to store content (music, videos, files, etc.) from another device or the Internet using WiFi. The Seagate product you referenced is basically a storage device (like a hard drive) that connects wirelessly using its own WiFi network (rather than the Internet) to another device to store content without using the internet. You can of course download content from the Internet on any device and save it on the Seagate wireless plus.

Having said all this I believe that the Seagate Wireless Plus is the device that you have described. You may want to work on a better understanding of WiFi and the Internet, the proper nomenclature and the theory of operation.

Good luck with you project.
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Re: Is it possible to store Wifi or any internet connection?

Postby Garytan98 » Fri Aug 29, 2014 12:42 am

Dear Gerry,

Sorry for the usage of wrong vocabulary, but what i actually meant was a device that could store internet just like a powerbank storing power to charge our phone but instead of power is it possible to store internet so we could access to internet wherever we are. so basically my idea was like a broadband but it doesnt produce its own connection but instead store it from a wifi! I'm not very good at explaining. hopefully u get it!

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