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Wireless Networking Mini-Tutorial (WKMN) [Macromedia Flash Player] Wi-Fi Alliance 3Com: 802.11b Wireless LANs [pdf] Information on BlueTooth e-week: WiFi...
Wireless Downtowns

Coming soon to an urban center near you: wireless connectivity for your laptop or PDA, brought to you by City Hall. At least that's the hot trend among U.S. municipalities, 48 of which now offer wireless access, according to a recent report. Most municipal systems are the result of public-private partnerships, and many offer some level of free access. The first website (1) is an overview of the...

Setting up a Wi-Fi network can be a complicated task with a lot of unknowns. For instance, where exactly will your phone or laptop pick up the strongest, or weakest, signal within your home or office? Enter NetSpot, a free service for Mac devices that creates a complete map of a given Wi-Fi network to assess the quality of its connections. Users simply walk from position to position, marking spots...