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

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The Best of the Best

Suppose you don't already have the equipment you plan to use on the road with Wi-Fi. In this case, what's the best that you can buy?

Here are my top choices as of today's writing for an Apple laptop, a Windows laptop, and a PDA.

For more information about buying an Apple or Windows laptop with Wi-Fi, see Chapter 5, “Buying a Wi-Fi Laptop.” For more information about buying a Wi-Fi PDA, see Chapter 6, “Buying a Wi-Fi PDA.”

Apple

Apple makes it easy because there are only a few models to choose from. I'd buy a PowerBook, the most expensive one I could afford, such as the one shown in Figure 10.1.

Figure 10.1. The Apple PowerBook ...

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