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Mac OS X Unwired: A Guide for Home, Office, and the Road

Mac OS X Unwired: A Guide for Home, Office, and the Road

by Tom Negrino, Dori Smith
     
 

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Mac OS X Unwired introduces you to the basics of wireless computing, from the reasons why you'd want to go wireless in the first place, to setting up your wireless network or accessing your wireless services on the road. The book provides a complete introduction to all the wireless technologies supported by Mac OS X, including Wi-Fi (802.11b and g), infrared

Overview

Mac OS X Unwired introduces you to the basics of wireless computing, from the reasons why you'd want to go wireless in the first place, to setting up your wireless network or accessing your wireless services on the road. The book provides a complete introduction to all the wireless technologies supported by Mac OS X, including Wi-Fi (802.11b and g), infrared, Bluetooth, CDMA2000, and GPRS. You'll learn how to set up your first wireless network and how use the Mac OS X software that supports wireless, such as iSync, iChat, and Rendezvous. You'll also get a good understanding of the limitations and liabilities of each wireless technology.Other topics covered in the book include:

  • Using wireless at home, in the office, or on the road
  • Connecting to wireless hotspots
  • Wireless Security
Mac OS X Unwired is a one-stop wireless information source for technically savvy Mac users. If you're considering wireless as an alternative to cable and DSL, or using wireless to network computers in your home or office, this book will show you the full-spectrum view of wireless capabilities of Mac OS X, and how to get the most out of them.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781449364502
Publisher:
O'Reilly Media, Incorporated
Publication date:
11/24/2003
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
228
File size:
5 MB

Meet the Author

Tom Negrino is a book author and contributing editor for Macworld magazine. He began his writing career in 1985 with MacGuide magazine, joining the Macworld ranks in 1987. Tom's articles have appeared in several other magazines, and he has written more than a dozen books since 1994. A frequent speaker at Macworld Expo and other computer trade shows, Tom teaches seminars on Mac and Windows software.


Dori Smith is co-author of JavaScript for the WWW: Visual QuickStart Guide, 4th Edition, author of Java 2 for the WWW: Visual QuickStart Guide, and a contributor to numerous online and print computer industry magazines. She's a frequent speaker at industry conferences, belongs to the Steering Committee for the Web Standards Project, and serves as Publisher and ListMom for the Wise-Women's Web organization.

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