“You know how it is – you’re desperate to get online in an unfamiliar place but with only secured WiFi hotspots around you. You don’t have their passwords, so what can you do?” Martin Bryant asks to TNW.

“Foursquare’s tips are often a good way of finding the password for a nearby hotspot, but it’s not very practical to browse through every nearby location until you find one,” Bryant reports. “4sqwifi is an iPhone app that makes the process much easier.”

Bryant reports, “Open the app and it will display a list of nearby Foursquare locations, filtered to only include those that have a WiFi password in their tips. In theory, it’s that simple – open the app, find a nearby venue’s password, and jump online.”

Read more in the full article here.

[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader "Fred Mertz" for the heads up.]