Harry makes an important point I failed to mention. While it is true the wifi might drop, fact is it doesn't do it very often.
A third reason I forgot to mention is cheap wifi adapters in budget tablets. So Harry's experience with the fire tablet Isa good indication that things will be fine.
Wes, Southport NC
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