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Unwired book

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Mac OS X Unwired: A Guide for Home, Office, and the Road

by Tom Negrino and Dori Smith

About this book:

Mac OS X Unwired introduces you to the basics of wireless computing, from the reasons why you'd want to go wireless in the first place, to setting up your wireless network or accessing your wireless services on the road. The book provides a complete introduction to all the wireless technologies supported by Mac OS X, including Wi-Fi (802.11b and g), infrared, Bluetooth, CDMA2000, and GPRS. You'll learn how to set up your first wireless network and how use the Mac OS X software that supports wireless, such as iSync, iChat, and Rendezvous. You'll also get a good understanding of the limitations and liabilities of each wireless technology.

Other topics covered in the book include:

Mac OS X Unwired is a one-stop wireless information source for technically savvy Mac users. If you're considering wireless as an alternative to cable and DSL, or using wireless to network computers in your home or office, this book will show you the full-spectrum view of wireless capabilities of Mac OS X, and how to get the most out of them.

About the authors:

Tom Negrino is a book author and long-time contributor to Macworld magazine. He is an occasional consultant, and has also written for MacAddict and other magazines. His most recent books are Macromedia Contribute 2: Visual QuickStart Guide (Peachpit Press, 2003), Keynote for Mac OS X: Visual QuickStart Guide (Peachpit Press, 2003) and the award-winning Microsoft Office v. X Inside Out (Microsoft Press, 2002). He invites you to visit his personal Web site.

Dori Smith is author of Java 2 for the World Wide Web: Visual Quickstart Guide and co-author (with Tom Negrino) of JavaScript for the WWW: Visual QuickStart Guide (both from Peachpit Press) and numerous print and online magazine articles. She is a frequent speaker at industry conferences, and is Publisher and ListMom for the Wise-Women's Web Community. Dori is also a member of the Web Standards Project Steering Committee. You can find out more about her at her personal site.

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