Over-the-Road Wireless For Dummies

Over-the-Road Wireless For Dummies

by E. Phil Haley

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780471784036
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 08/07/2006
Series: For Dummies Series
Pages: 364
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

E. Phil Haley has been a dispatcher, an OTR driver, and a trucking company general manager. Now he helps truckers connect with technology through his Web site, www.thecybertruckstop.com.

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Table of Contents

Introduction.

Part I: The Wonderful World of Wireless Fidelity.

Chapter 1: Taking the Wi-Fi Highway.

Chapter 2: Selecting a Standard.

Chapter 3: Gearing Up.

Chapter 4: Putting Your Gear Together.

Part II: Surfing the Net Unplugged.

Chapter 5: Spotting Hotspots.

Chapter 6: Using Truck– and RV–FriendlyHotspots.

Part III: Bridging the Wireless Gap.

Chapter 7: Cellular Data Services: Can You Connect Me Now?

Chapter 8: Reattaching the Wired Tether.

Chapter 9: Sky-High Wi-Fi.

Part IV: Securing Your Information.

Chapter 10: Taking Common–Sense Steps to Security.

Chapter 11: Encrypting Data.

Chapter 12: Accessing Your Home PC Remotely.

Part V: Taking Care of Business.

Chapter 13: Talking Cheap with VoIP.

Chapter 14: Managing the Over-the-Road Office.

Part VI: Entertaining Electronics.

Chapter 15: Extra-Terrestrial Radio.

Chapter 16: Taking the Show on the Road.

Part VII: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 17: Ten Must–Have Travel Accessories.

Chapter 18: Ten Fantastic Free Applications.

Index.

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