Re: laptop and web
Thats pretty impossible then...
You wouldn't want to use the phone line anyway, because I'd be too slow, and wouldn't be portable.
Having a wireless connection would work, but I do believe you need some kind of extra connection to achieve this.
That said, there are many places that allow you to use laptops online if you have Wireless internet, but for house use, you'll need a connection coming from somewhere to then go wirelessly to your laptop.
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