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Take Control of Your 802.11n AirPort Network, Second Edition--New from TidBITS

September 21, 2011

Take Control of Your 802.11n AirPort Network, Second Edition

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Sebastopol, CA—TidBITS Publishing Inc. is pleased to announce the second edition of Take Control of Your 802.11n AirPort Network ($20.00 USD) by Glenn Fleishman. The new edition is modernized for 2011 and Apple's Mac OS X 10.7 Lion, and it's packed with steps, tips, and conceptual descriptions that help readers create fast and reliable wireless networks using Apple's 802.11n AirPort gear.

Readers of Take Control of Your 802.11n AirPort Network, Second Edition will benefit from the advice of Wi-Fi expert Glenn Fleishman as he gives them a technical edge and helps them to configure fast and reliable networks using Apple's 802.11n AirPort gear.

Readers will learn how to handle projects like:

  • Using Lion's AirDrop file-transfer feature
  • Making appropriate band and channel choices
  • Setting up a USB-based printer on a Wi-Fi network, and connecting to the printer
  • Adding a USB-attached drive, with important information about client access
  • Setting up a Time Machine backup to a Time Capsule
  • Making an offsite backup of a Time Capsule drive
  • Connecting a 2nd-generation Apple TV to a network
  • Streaming music to an AirPort Express
  • Extending a network's coverage while handling interference
  • Creating a separate guest network
  • Implementing reliable security measures that are easy to use
  • Configuring multi-base-station networks, whether connected via Ethernet, wirelessly, or a combination
  • Solving AirPort-related problems
  • Finding a device's MAC address
  • Setting up a software base station
  • Creating an ad hoc network

For a review copy or more information please email takecontrolpr@oreilly.com. Please include your delivery address and contact information.

Additional Resources
For more information about the book, including table of contents, author bios, and cover graphic, see: http://oreilly.com/catalog/9781615423927

Take Control of Your 802.11 AirPort Network, Second Edition Take Control of Your 802.11n AirPort Network, Second Edition
Publisher: TidBITS
By Glenn Fleishman
Ebook ISBN: 9781615423927  
Pages: 234
Ebook Price: $20.00  

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