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Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Home Networking by Mark Edward Soper

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Chapter 2. Building Blocks of the Home Network

IN THIS CHAPTER

A home network can connect your computers and home entertainment devices to make them more fun and more powerful. In this chapter, you discover the hardware options you can choose from to make your home network dreams come true.

What Makes a Home Network Work?

In Chapter 1, “What Is a Home Network?” you learned about the many benefits of home networking:

  • Interactive gaming

  • Enjoying digital media ...

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