CHAPTER14Computer Networking

image Connecting with Other Computers

Using a personal computer on the job can lead to substantial improvements in your productivity and organization. Being able to connect with other computers to share information or perhaps a printer can produce even more surprising results. There are two ways to connect computers together: telecommunications and networking.

Telecommunications involves connecting computers via telephone lines or a cellular telephone wireless connection. This is accomplished with a hardware device called a modem. The computer that receives calls from other computers and stores information that can be retrieved ...

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