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June 4, 2012

Take Control of Your 802.11n AirPort Network, 3rd Edition--New from TidBITS

Take Control of Your 802.11n AirPort Network, 3rd Edition

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Ithaca, NY—TidBITS Publishing Inc. is pleased to announce the third edition of Take Control of Your 802.11n AirPort Network (TidBITS, $20.00 USD), by Glenn Fleishman. The new edition is modernized for the latest version of Apple's AirPort Utility base station configuration software, 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 will learn how to handle projects like:

  • Planning and configuring a multi-base station network
  • Replacing an old base station with a new model
  • Sharing USB disks and printers
  • Getting started with a Time Capsule and Time Machine backups
  • Running a guest network
  • Setting up wireless bridging
  • Configuring complex Internet addressing
  • Connecting from Mac (10.5 through 10.7), iOS 5, and Windows 7 clients
  • Securing a wireless network
  • Sending media to an AirPort Express or 2nd/3rd-generation Apple TV via AirPlay
  • Setting up and using Lion's AirDrop file sharing feature
  • Turning a Mac into a wireless access point with Lion's software base station
  • Solving problems with interference, conflicting channels, and more
  • Understanding what the light on a base station is trying to say

Readers of Take Control of Your 802.11n AirPort Network, 3rd Edition will benefit from Fleishman's advice as he gives them a technical edge and helps them to configure fast and reliable networks using Apple's 802.11n AirPort gear.

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

About the Author

Glenn Fleishman is a technology journalist based in Seattle, where he lives with his wife and two sons, both of whom are adept at accidentally pressing the Power button on his laptop. He's a contributing editor at TidBITS, responsible for much of their Web and publishing infrastructure; a columnist for the Seattle Times on all things Mac related; and a regular contributor to the Economist, Macworld, and Ars Technica. He appears regularly on his local public radio station, KUOW.

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For more information about the book, including table of contents, author bios, and cover graphic, see: http://shop.oreilly.com/product/9781615424054.do

Take Control of Your 802.11n AirPort Network, 3rd Edition Take Control of Your 802.11n AirPort Network, 3rd Edition
Publisher: TidBITS
By Glenn Fleishman
Ebook ISBN: 9781615424054  
Pages: 187
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