OpenSignal’s WifiMapper app for iOS reveals 500 million hotspots waiting for you

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OpenSignal has been doing a bang up job of crowdsourcing information on mobile network coverage for years with its iPhone and Android apps. It diversified into weather reporting and now it’s turned its attention to Wi-Fi hotspots. WifiMapper, its new iOS app, uses the same crowdsourced approach to pull together a database that it claims contains details on more than 500 million networks across the world, with two million recommended options. What makes this hotspot finder stand out from the others – and there are lots – is that it meshes together OpenSignal’s data with information from Foursquare. That means it shows not…

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