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Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Tablet PCs by Craig F. Mathews

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Chapter 10. Wireless Networking

As wireless networking (Wi-Fi) becomes more prevalent in public places, you will probably see more options for connecting and for security. Wi-Fi provides the capability to access Internet and corporate resources without wires. Right now, however, most Wi-Fi connections are unsecure, so be sure to take precautions when using Wi-Fi.

Setting up Wi-Fi at home is easy as well. Many consumer-oriented technology stores (Best Buy, Circuit City, CompUSA, and the like) have several offerings for wireless gateways that let you share your cable or DSL Internet connection with several computers ...

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