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

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Bluetooth

A short-range connectivity solution designed for data exchange between devices such as printers, cell phones, and PDAs that use the 2.4GHz spectrum. Bluetooth is incompatible (meaning, does not work) with any of the 802.11 wireless networking standards.

bridge

Wireless bridges are used to connect one part of a network with another. They are often used to extend the range of a network, and to add non-PC devices to a network.

broadband

Fast delivery of Internet services. The predominant means for the delivery of broadband are cable and DSL.

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