Wi-Fire USB WiFi Adapter Giveaway (CLOSED)

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Saturday, September 05, 2009 | 513 comments
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Wi-Fire USB WiFi Adapter GiveawayToday's giveaway is Wi-Fire USB WiFi Adapter, value - $59.00. Wi-Fire is a powerful, fully interfaced, WiFi adaptor that provides access to a wireless internet connection from up to 1,000 feet (300m) away - three times the range of your internal wireless adapter!

Rob walking the hospital hallways, looking for a WiFi signalWhile Rob was in hospital for 8 days, we decided to take in a few products to review, since there wasn't much else to do between tests. This one was fun - we were a sight - walking all around the floor of the hospital with the laptop, trying to get a WiFi connection, and once Rob got permission, we even went down to the Food court and tried there too.

We did manage to access one unsecured network - but it turned out to be for their Epson printers! We also were able to access an unsecured Public WiFi network, but it didn't seem to have an internet connection - at least we could not get online there, even though we got a perfect connection.

Wi-Fire USB WiFi AdapterUsing the Wi-Fire Adapter increased the number of networks we could see from 3-4 to about 10 - some from the apartment buildings and office buildings quite a distance from the hospital. Most were secured though, so we never did get internet access.

Once we were home, I took the laptop out to the backyard, where we tend to get a poor to fair signal strength to our own wireless network. Plugging in the Wi-Fire Adapter gave us a strong signal strength, and I noticed that we could see many more networks as well. Apparently there is a UPS secure network near us!

Wi-Fire USB WiFi AdapterWi-Fire, only 2.8 ounces, is palm-sized and easy-to-use. Its portability and long range make it a natural for travelers and other Wi-Fi users who want to connect at their convenience, not a network's whims. Perfect for back-to-school!

The Wi-Fire is a compact, range-extending USB device that enables you to access a wireless Internet connection from up to 1,000 feet away–three times the range of your internal wireless adapter.

Wi-Fire Manager reveals all available networks in the areaSee More Connections

The Wi-Fire Connection Manager reveals all available networks in the area – more than you’ve ever seen without the Wi-Fire. You’re now connected in places you never were before! Enjoy your new freedom and convenience.

Experience Faster Speeds

The Wi-Fire will provide higher speeds at low signal strengths than your typical internal adapter and competing “high performance” products. It has even beat Draft802.11n products in range and speed at long distances.

WiFi 802.11 b/g compatible. For Mac, XP/Vista, and Linux.

And on to our giveaways...

Winning is easy!!
To enter to win this
Wi-Fire USB WiFi Adapter, please leave a comment telling us where you would love to be able to connect to the internet?

For more chances to win, do as many or as few of the following as you wish - and please make sure to leave a separate comment for each one completed. Bunching them all together in one post will only give you one entry.

I will choose one random comment using the Random.org integer generator, so the more comments you leave, the more chances you have to win these great products! Only relevant comments will be accepted. Your Giveaway prize is always free, there is no entry fee, no shipping & handling fee.

1. Leave a comment about where you found out about this giveaway. (1 extra entry)

2. Blog about this contest using the text below - just copy/paste into your post, and leave a link to your blog post! (1 extra entry) Here is the text to use:

"Frugal-Freebies.com is having a great Wi-Fire USB WiFi Adapter giveaway! Stop by before midnight Sept 19th EST to enter to win! "
3. Follow Frugal Freebies on Twitter, FaceBook or Networked Blogs and leave a comment that you did! (1 extra entry)
4. Steal our
Frugal Freebies Giveaway button (in the left-column) and leave a comment about where you put it! (1 extra entry)
5.
Twitter this giveaway and leave a comment that you did! (1 extra entry)
6. Follow the Frugal Freebies blog! (1 extra entry)
7.
Stumble, Buzz Up, Kirtsy or Digg Frugal Freebies and leave a comment that you did! (1 extra entry)

Who is eligible:
This giveaway is open to US & Canadian entrants. You don't have to be a blogger to win, just supply a valid e-mail address (write it like this: email (at) hotmail (dot) com - so the spammers won't get you) or sign up to
Prizey.net, if you are still not comfortable leaving your email on a public blog.

When the giveaway ends:
Two weeks from posting. This giveaway ends on Sept 19/09. I will e-mail the winner, and results are always posted here on the following Monday as well. If the winner doesn't respond within four business days, with contact details, a new winner will be drawn.

My Visit to the Doctor video from Kids in Daily SituationsI am also submitting the winner info to PRIZEYWinners so, if you wish, you can check there to see if you've won your giveaway. This offers readers the opportunity to check there without the inconvenience or security risk of offering up personal emails in public blog comments.

Thank you to Sweeties Sweeps and The Lucky Ladybug for listing my blog giveaway.

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Catherine

About Catherine: I have been writing frugal tips since 1982, when I was a young divorced mom of two - for my baby product company, Born to Love. I am now mom to three sons, who are all grown up, grandma to three - and happily re-married to a wonderful man. We have rescued two little dogs, Denny and Dexter - and a cat, Bella.

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513 comments

  1. Daniel M says:

    at the park, would hope to pick it up from the local library across the street - regnod(at)yahoo(d0t)com

  2. pansy says:

    I absolutely need something like this to connect to the wifi on a trip I have planned. Lost without the internet! :--(((

  3. mg says:

    This would be an excellent product to use to boost the signal at the cottage.

  4. z. Smith says:

    I would love to use the Wi-Fire USB WiFi Adapter by my pool.

  5. z. Smith says:

    I found this super giveaway on http://www.sweepsadvantage.com .

  6. z. Smith says:

    I follow you on twitter (zwriter)

  7. z. Smith says:

    I tweeted!

    "Frugal-Freebies.com is having a great Wi-Fire USB WiFi Adapter giveaway! Stop by before midnight Sept 19th EST to enter to win!"

  8. joni chadwell says:

    I'd love to be able to connect to the internet while we're in the car.
    joni514@roadrunner.com

  9. Amy says:

    I'd love to connect right outside.... in the backyard. Or in the front.

  10. Amy says:

    I found this on ols expiring sweeps. Glad I found you!

  11. Amy says:

    following on facebook (I'm a fan) - and I'm amy leigh

  12. Amy says:

    twittered here: http://twitter.com/artemis432/status/4089998197

  13. Amy says:

    grabbed your button :http://sweepstakesforkai.blogspot.com/

  14. Amy says:

    on some blogs the link for digg goes directly to the blog to digg but this time it didn't so after I clicked on your link for digg I looked up frugal freebies and your glade giveaway came up and I dugg that

  15. Julie says:

    I would like to use this out to my mother-in-law's house.She lives on a 106 acre farm out in the boonies

    aunteegem@yahoo.com

  16. Julie says:

    I found this contest on Prizey

    aunteegem@yahoo.com

  17. Julie says:

    follow your blog under : jelaws5

    aunteegem@yahoo.com

  18. Anonymous says:

    I would love to be able to connect in the yard - the walls tend to block the wireless network though.

  19. Christina Hamblet says:

    Winning this wifi adapter would be simply amazing. My husband and I need an adapter for online school. This would be simply amazing :)

  20. Anonymous says:

    Cashnet Sweepstakes.

    tfrink@cox.net

  21. Colengal says:

    i travel frequently for work and some times the locations or connections can be a bit dodgy. This would give me an easier mind knowing Ive got a better chance of linking up.

  22. Anonymous says:

    everywhere

    robertcschulz2003@yahoo.com

  23. Anonymous says:

    cashnetsweeps

    robertcschulz2003@yahoo.com

  24. I would like to connect outside while the kids are playing!
    lil.blessing (at) gmail (dot) com

  25. janetfaye says:

    I would love to use this when I am at my son's house.

    janetfaye (at) gmail (dot) com

  26. janetfaye says:

    I found this giveaway from your blog.

    janetfaye (at) gmail (dot) com

  27. janetfaye says:

    I blogged:
    http://blog-giveaways.blogspot.com/2009/09/wifi-adapter-giveaway.html

    janetfaye (at) gmail (dot) com

  28. janetfaye says:

    I have your button:
    http://blog-giveaways.blogspot.com/

    janetfaye (at) gmail (dot) com

  29. janetfaye says:

    I follow on Twitter - Janetfaye

    janetfaye (at) gmail (dot) com

  30. Jammie says:

    I would love to beable to sit outside on the porch and pick up the internet.

  31. Jammie says:

    I follow on twitter Jammie79

  32. The Airport!
    Its always so boring waiting for a flight, not that I take them that often, but still.



    clarkmurdock@yahoo.com

  33. chazvgo says:

    I love to have internet at the park while the kids run around :)

  34. chazvgo says:

    I found this contest on OLS :)

  35. Mishia says:

    I'd love to be able to connect when I'm outside!

  36. tina says:

    I would love to use this when I have my computer out with me at the park it would be great to be able to connect better thanks for the chance to win eaglesforjack@gmail.com

  37. tina says:

    I follow your blog thanks for the chance to win eaglesforjack@gmail.com

  38. tina says:

    i follow on twitter thanks for the chance to win eaglesforjack@gmail.com

  39. tina says:

    i follow on prizey thanks for the chance to win eaglesforjack@gmail.com

  40. ladyt64 says:

    I would like to use this while I am traveling.

  41. Ardy22 says:

    I would like to be able to connect from my backyard deck.

  42. Ardy22 says:

    I found out about this giveaway by chance doing a google search

  43. Ardy22 says:

    blogged the giveaway

    http://ardy22.blogspot.com/2009/09/wi-fire-usb-wifi-adapter-giveaway.html

  44. Ardy22 says:

    follow on twitter ardy22
    and facbook rich hicks

  45. Collin says:

    I travel alot so this would be really helpful. Ill be crossing my fingers!
    Thanks again!
    shaw(dot)collin(at)gmail(dot)com

  46. Ardy22 says:

    have your button

    http://ardy22.blogspot.com

  47. Ardy22 says:

    tweeted
    http://twitter.com/Ardy22/status/4101059986

  48. Ardy22 says:

    follow your blog

    ardy22

  49. Ardy22 says:

    stumbled

    http://ardy22.stumbleupon.com/blog/

  50. Diana D says:

    At my neighbor's house. Thanks for the wonderful giveaway.

    dianad8008 AT gmail DOT com

  51. Felicity says:

    Great giveaway! I follow you on FB.

  52. pansy says:

    found you on facebook.

  53. ktgonyea says:

    My 09/19/09 entry :)

    ktgonyea at gmail.com

  54. intensev5 says:

    I would love to connect to the internet at the lake to check my email:)

  55. intensev5 says:

    I found this giveaway at Contest Girl --- thanks for the giveaway:)

  56. lilyk says:

    I would love to be able to connect to the internet from the doctor's office.

    lilyk@mail2world.com

  57. lilyk says:

    I found out about this giveaway from another web page.

    lilyk@mail2world.com

  58. lilyk says:

    I follow you on Facebook.

    lilyk@mail2world.com

  59. Anonymous says:

    I WOULD TAKE IT TO THE GAZEBO OVERLOOKING THE GARDEN, WHICH IS MY SANCTUARY.

    allegro966(at)yahoo(dot)com

  60. mg says:

    This item would come in very handy on a road trip or at the cottage.

  61. Angela says:

    While we have wifi in the break room at work, I usually don't take my break in there. To connect in the room I do take my break in, I have to sit on the floor near the door and hope the sunspots are just right....

  62. Ginny says:

    I would love to connect at my oldest dd's dance studio. My youngest dd's studio has wi-fi but not the new one & it gets boring waiting!

  63. Ginny says:

    I found the giveaway on prizey

  64. Anonymous says:

    I heard about this on the Contestgirl site
    mariels73 (at) yahoo (dot) com

  65. Chris says:

    I would love to be able to connect all the time sitting on my couch

  66. slehan says:

    I get a low connect from my upstairs room and this would be great. Thanks for the contest.

  67. cherdon says:

    I would love to be able to use this when I take my granddaughter to the fair, marineland, beach, at the park, get togethers, gosh I could use it anywhere and everywhere. It would be soooooo awesome.


    Wonderful giveaway. Please enter me for a chance to win. Thanks

    cherdon@sympatico.ca

  68. cherdon says:

    I found out about this giveaway via a posting at CoolCanucks.ca

    cherdon@sympatico.ca

  69. cherdon says:

    I Follow Frugal Freebies on Twitter

    ID - iamcherdon

    cherdon@sympatico.ca

  70. cherdon says:

    I Follow Frugal Freebies on FaceBook

    ID - cheryl hodgkins

    cherdon@sympatico.ca

  71. cherdon says:

    I Follow Frugal Freebies on FaceBook

    ID - cheryl hodgkins

    cherdon@sympatico.ca

  72. cherdon says:

    I twittered this giveaway

    http://twitter.com/iamcherdon/status/4111508416

    cherdon@sympatico.ca

  73. cherdon says:

    I Follow the Frugal Freebies blog

    cherdon@sympatico.ca

  74. naynays1 says:

    I take my laptop with me just about everywhere I go. This would be great

  75. Betty C says:

    I'd love to use this when I drive into rural areas. I can't seem to find a decent connection anywhere.

  76. Betty C says:

    Blogged
    http://beascreations.blogspot.com/2009/09/great-giveaway.html

  77. takisha a. says:

    i would like to use this while sitting in traffic (i am the passenger).

    orange0487@gmail.com

  78. Linda K says:

    I found this on the Frugal Freebies site

    lkish77123 at gmail dot com

  79. purango says:

    I would love to be able to connect to the internet while hiking in the Blue Ridge Mountains. garrettsambo@aol.com

  80. Nancy S. says:

    I would love to connect to the internet when I travel. I had difficulty finding a place to connect on my recent vacation.
    ncschools at yahoo dot com

  81. Nancy S. says:

    I heard about this giveaway on Online Sweepstakes.
    ncschools at yahoo dot com

  82. purango says:

    I would love to connect to the internet while hiking in the Blue Ridge Mountain. garrettsambo@aol.com

  83. Nancy S. says:

    I follow you on twitter - ncschools
    ncschools at yahoo dot com

  84. Nancy S. says:

    I tweeted.
    http://twitter.com/ncschools/status/4114711236
    ncschools at yahoo dot com

  85. Nancy S. says:

    I follow your blog.
    ncschools at yahoo dot com

  86. Anonymous says:

    Cashnet Sweepstakes.

    tfrink@cox.net

  87. dvice says:

    I'd love to be able to connect from my front yard

  88. slehan says:

    tweet http://twitter.com/slehan/status/4116706607

  89. slehan says:

    I found out about the contest from your RSS feed.

  90. yadgirl says:

    I'd love to be able to connect at Subway.

  91. Heather says:

    I always have connection issues at the airport. I wonder if this would work there. I hate paying $20 for an hour of coverage! Gag!

  92. Heather says:

    I follow frugalfreebies on twitter - choochoo428

  93. pierce says:

    found out about the giveaway from a friend

  94. pierce says:

    follow you on twitter (spalka)

  95. pierce says:

    following on facebook (alka pa)

  96. I would love to connect when I go
    on my business trips

    CharlieGurl57@aol.com

  97. Following on Twitter (Swtlilchick)

    CharlieGurl57@aol.com

  98. Subscribed to your blog

    CharlieGurl57@aol.com

  99. martha brannan says:

    i found out about this giveaway from a sweeps very nice give away

  100. Carol says:

    This sounds like a great win

  101. pLaplante says:

    This sounds like a fantastic give away. I would use it at the camp in Manitoulin.

  102. Anonymous says:

    would love to have this for my husband while i spend time in the hospital

  103. kevntray says:

    I would love to be able to connect to the internet in my truck at work on my laptop. That would be awesome!

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