> "Roy Schestowitz" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
>> Speaking of innovation...
>> So where are Microsoft and the others? Do they do anything apart from
>> renaming their products?
"However, Microsoft has also released a separate client-side application,
Microsoft Location Finder, which integrates with MSN Virtual Earth and
allows a user to pinpoint their own position by means of signals from
Location Finder, which works with Wi-Fi-enabled tablet PCs, laptops and
PDAs, detects the MAC (media access control) address - the unique
signature - of each network address and correlates that information with its
own location database to determine a user's position."