The White House may have everything from five full-time chefs to 28 fireplaces to a bowling alley, but here’s one surprising thing it has in common with most of our considerably more humble abodes: crappy Wi-Fi.
President Barack Obama said as much during an interview for CBS’ Super Bowl pregame show. When talking about how he hopes to help the transition for his successor, he said the whole “tech thing” tops his list, since apparently the White House has a lot of Wi-Fi dead spots. First lady Michelle chimed in that their daughters Sasha and Malia “are just irritated by it.”
Well, join the club, Obamas!
After all, few things aside from taxes and national disasters are as dispiriting as the inability to surf, stream, or send/receive messages whenever you want, wherever you want—particularly in your own home. Regardless of your beliefs or your political leanings, access to Wi-Fi is an American right! (Well, not really … but maybe it should be.)
So what causes Wi-Fi dead spots, anyway? The answer depends on your house. According to tech site makeuseof.com, thick plaster walls