The Networking Thing
In This Chapter
Connecting to a wired network
Connecting to a Wi-Fi network
Finding hidden wireless networks
Using your phone as a mobile hotspot
Leaving a wired network
Disconnecting from a Wi-Fi network
At the core of laptop communications is the computer network. A long time ago, the network was a mysterious technical thing that most people feared and few understood. Today computer networking is primarily the way people get on the Internet, though it also remains a mysterious technical thing that most people fear and few understand.
The Big Networking Picture
Computer networking is about communications and sharing. Different electronic gizmos communicate with each other, sending and receiving information. They share resources, ...