Trick Your Ride into a WiFi Hot Spot

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    Uconnect Web hooked up in a new Chrysler.

    If you spend a lot of time in your car and love your wireless devices, Chrysler may have the car for you.

    The Chicago Auto Show will showcase a new offering from the company that's available in any Chrysler, Jeep or Dodge.  Basically, it turns your car into a WiFi hot spot so you can surf the 'Net on your laptop, send photos from a WiFi-enabled camera or do anything else you would with a normal wireless Internet connection.

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    If you spend a lot of time in your car and love your wireless devices, Chrysler may have the car for you.

    The technology is called Uconnect Web, and it was developed by Autonet Mobile.  The basic package costs $1,100 to install and includes a year of service and a mini PC.  A more high-end package for $1,999 has everything from the basic plan and also includes a WiFi-enabled camera and a WiFi game player.

     And if you're wondering how you'd even use WiFi in your car, here's a site with a lot of cool ideas.