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Hot spot may refer to:


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  • Hot spot (computer science), region of a program where a significant amount of computation occurs
  • Hot spot, in software frameworks, an area which is customized in various ways by users
  • Hotspot (Wi-Fi), a Wi-Fi access point or area, in particular for connecting to the Internet
  • HotSpot, a Java Virtual Machine from Sun Microsystems
  • Screen hotspot, especially in GUI applications, an area on which computer users click or hover for interactivity




Other meanings

Simple English

A hotspot is a place where computers with the ability for wireless connections can connect to the Internet. Hot spots can be found in some public areas, sometimes for free. Some local libraries, coffee shops, and restaurants now offer hotspots.

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