Wireless Home Networking For Dummies (Google eBook)

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John Wiley & Sons, Oct 26, 2010 - Computers - 408 pages
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The perennial bestseller shows you how share your files and Internet connection across a wireless network

Fully updated for Windows 7 and Mac OS X Snow Leopard, this new edition of this bestseller returns with all the latest in wireless standards and security. This fun and friendly guide shows you how to integrate your iPhone, iPod touch, smartphone, or gaming system into your home network. Veteran authors escort you through the various financial and logisitical considerations that you need to take into account before building a wireless network at home.

  • Covers the basics of planning, installing, and using wireless LANs
  • Reviews essential information on the latest security issues
  • Delivers valuable tips on how to stay current with fast-moving technology
  • Discusses how to share resources such as printers, scanners, an Internet connection, files, and more with multiple computers on one network

Wireless Home Networking For Dummies, 4th Edition skips the technical jargon and gets you connected with need-to-know information on building a wireless home network.

  

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The library I work in has a wireless network for the public and I am also considering adding a new network in my home so my daughter and I can share printing and the internet. So far this is a pretty good introductory book. Read full review

Contents

Introduction
1
Wireless Networking Fundamentals
7
From a to n and byond
27
Exploring Bluetooth and Other Wireless Networks
51
Planning a Wireless Home Network
69
Choosing Wireless Home Networking Equipment
91
Installing a Wireless Network
107
Setting Up a Wireless Windows Network
125
Networking Your Entertainment Center
225
Extending Your Mobile Network
245
Other Cool Things You Can Network
257
Using a Bluetooth Network
273
Going Wireless Away from Home
285
Ten FAQs about Wireless Home Networks
299
Ten Ways to Troubleshoot Wireless
309
Ten Devices to Connect to Your Wireless Network
319

Setting Up a Wireless Mac Network
143
Securing Your Home Network
161
Using Your Wireless Network
183
Gaming Over Your Wireless Network
205
Ten Devices to Connect to Your Wireless Network in the Future 319 Chapter 20 Ten Sources for More Information
339
Index
347
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About the author (2010)

Danny Briere is CEO and founder of TeleChoice, Inc., which provides strategic consulting services to businesses.

Pat Hurley is a TeleChoice consultant specializing in emerging telecommunications technologies. They are coauthors of Smart Homes For Dummies, Home Theater For Dummies, and HDTV For Dummies.

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