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Absolute Beginner's Guide to Wi-Fi® Wireless Networking by Harold Davis

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Other Nifty Gadgets

There are all manners of ways that Wi-Fi can be used to make your life more fun and profitable. In the following sections, I'll show you a few of them.

Home Entertainment

I think that some time soon all home entertainment—stereos and televisions—will be equipped with Wi-Fi from the factory. We will be able to download music and movies using our computers and zap it across our Wi-Fi networks to be played.

Of course, the home entertainment devices will also be able to download content directly via Wi-Fi through the home network's router and the high-bandwidth Internet connection.

You will also be able to use your computer to control a variety of aspects of configuring your home entertainment devices, for example, a la TIVO, ...

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