Wireless All In One For Dummies, 2nd Edition
By Sean Walberg, Loyd Case, Joel Durham Jr., Derek Torres
Publisher: Wiley / For Dummies
Final Release Date: October 2009
Pages: 648

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

All types of personal electronics have wireless capacity thesedays — you just need to know how to take advantage of it. Theminibooks in this handy guide help you choose the right networkinghardware, configure printers for wireless access, synchronize yoursmartphone with your wireless network, plug security leaks, andeven get into GPS!

  • Yank the plug — discover the hardware you'll need andconsider the pros and cons of being "always on"
  • Plan the network — decide what to include and make yourshopping list

  • Configure — learn how Windows facilitates wirelessnetworking and how to create a bridge between wired andwireless

  • Feel secure — get the rundown on wireless vulnerabilitiesand 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, cordlessphones, 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 andwhat 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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