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Airport & Mac Wireless Networks for Dummies (For Dummies)by Michael E. Cohen
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In AirPort and Mac Wireless Networks For Dummies, Mac expert Andrew Montgomery covers all aspects of Mac wireless networking, including Apple’ s AirPort, AirPort Express, AirTunes, and Rendevous. This book is aimed at the 12 million users of Mac OS X and the over 100,000 users of Airport Express, as well as millions more who want to stream digital music to their home stereos or set up wireless home networks. AirPort Express is a groundbreaking cross-platform 802.11g mobile base station that can be used on the road or at home. And, with AirTunes music networking software readers will learn simple and inexpensive ways to wirelessly stream music from iTunes on their Mac or PC to any room in the house.
Mac expert Andrew Montgomery covers all aspects of Mac wireless networking, including Apple's AirPort, AirPort Express, AirTunes, and Rendezvous.
* Protect your AirPort network from intruders
Share printers, play games online, and see how to find a strong signal
Here's an AirPort that won't make you wait! This cool technology makes wireless networking a snap, and with this book, even an adult can do it. You'll see how to set up your network with Mac OS® X, add home entertainment toys, take it on the road, and even (sorry!) keep in touch with the office from almost anywhere.
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About the Author
Michael E. Cohen (Santa Monica, CA) has been straddling the Great Divide between the humanities and the sciences for almost 30 years. He is a pioneer developer of instructional writing software and electronic books, a co-founder of a major university's humanities computing center, and a three-time contributing editor to the Macintosh Bible. He is also co-author of Teach Yourself VISUALLY iLife ’04 and The Mac Xcode 2 Book.
Table of Contents
Part I. Wireless Basics.
Chapter 1. Cutting the Network Cable.
Chapter 2. Picking a Wireless Card.
Chapter 3. Choosing Base Stationary.
Part II. Knitting a Network
Chapter 4. Building the Basic Home Network.
Chapter 5. Picking a Location . . . or Two . . . or More.
Chapter 6. Networking Wirelessly Without a Base Station.
Part III. It's (Almost) Fun and Games.
Chapter 7. Streaming Music Wirelessly.
Chapter 8. Saying Bonjour.
Chapter 9. Entertaining Your Guests.
Part IV. Taking Care of Business.
Chapter 10. Fitting In at the Office.
Chapter 11. Hitting the Road.
Part V. The Part of Tens.
Chapter 12. Ten Troubleshooting Tips.
Chapter 13. Ten Wireless Security Measures.
Chapter 14. Ten Obscure Facts about Wireless Technology.
Chapter 15. Ten Web Resources for Wireless Networking.
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