Mac User's Guide to Living Wirelessly

Mac User's Guide to Living Wirelessly

by Brad Miser
     
 

In much of the technological world, wires are a necessary evil. You have to fight with tangled masses of them that are often either much too long or too short for your setup. The good news is that you can cut the cord on many of the devices you work with. Wireless keyboards, mice, and printers are just the beginning. You can also connect to the Internet, network

Overview

In much of the technological world, wires are a necessary evil. You have to fight with tangled masses of them that are often either much too long or too short for your setup. The good news is that you can cut the cord on many of the devices you work with. Wireless keyboards, mice, and printers are just the beginning. You can also connect to the Internet, network with other computers, and even sync your Palm or other handheld device wirelessly. But how? "Mac User's Guide to Living Wirelessly" will help you escape the wired world. This comprehensive reference provides you with information about many different types of wireless technology, from peripheral devices to Bluetooth-enabled cell phones and PDAs. You'll learn how to create, manage, and use wireless networks, as well as how to take advantage of wireless opportunities while traveling. You'll even pick up some very cool wireless tricks along the way. If you're ready to break those wires that bind you, then this book is for you!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781598630787
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
11/07/2005
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.10(d)

Meet the Author

Brad Miser has written extensively about computers and related technology, with his favorite topics being anything related to Macintosh computers. Brad has written many books, and has had articles published in MacAddict and other magazines. Brad is the senior technical communicator for an Indianapolis-based software development company. Brad is responsible for all product documentation, training materials, online help, and other communication materials. He also manages the customer support operations for the company and provides training to its customers. Previously, he was the lead engineering proposal specialist for an aircraft engine manufacturer, a development editor for a computer book publisher, and a civilian aviation test officer/engineer for the U.S. Army. Brad holds a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from California Polytechnic State University at San Luis Obispo (1986) and has received advanced education in maintainability engineering, business, and other topics. Brad lives in Indiana with his wife and their three daughters.

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