Wireless All In One For Dummies

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Declare your independence from wires! Here's what you need to make it happen

All types of personal electronics have wireless capacity these days — you just need to know how to take advantage of it. The minibooks in this handy guide help you choose the right networking hardware, configure printers for wireless access, synchronize your smartphone with your wireless network, plug security leaks, and even get into...

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Overview

Declare your independence from wires! Here's what you need to make it happen

All types of personal electronics have wireless capacity these days — you just need to know how to take advantage of it. The minibooks in this handy guide help you choose the right networking hardware, configure printers for wireless access, synchronize your smartphone with your wireless network, plug security leaks, and even get into GPS!

  • Yank the plug — discover the hardware you'll need and consider the pros and cons of being "always on"
  • Plan the network — decide what to include and make your shopping list
  • Configure — learn how Windows facilitates wireless networking and how to create a bridge between wired and wireless
  • Feel secure — get the rundown on wireless vulnerabilities and how to lock them down
  • Hit the road — know how to preserve your laptop battery, watch TV from anywhere with SlingBox, and use hotspots
  • Network everything — explore cell phone services, cordless phones, FRS radio, Bluetooth, and other technologies
  • Entertain — expand with wireless home entertainment, streaming audio and video, and Amazon's eBook service
  • Find yourself — get the scoop on wireless GPS units and what to do with them

Open the book and find:

  • What you can do on a wireless network
  • Tips for planning a network without going broke
  • How to play music with a media server
  • Internet threats and how to foil them
  • Ways to balance your wants with your budget
  • All about wireless cards
  • Why you should consider a DSS phone
  • Cool ways to use GPS
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470490136
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 12/2/2009
  • Series: For Dummies Series
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 504
  • Sales rank: 945,987
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.20 (d)

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