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Macs on the Go!: Guide to Mobile Computing for Mac Laptops Using Mac OS X by Robin Williams, John Tollett

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8. Mobility Tips Domestic and Foreign

Whether your travels are foreign or domestic, getting connected while on the go just keeps getting easier. The number of wireless hotspots in coffee shops, cafes, and other business locations keeps increasing, and most hotels and motels offer either an Ethernet connection, a wireless network, or a business office with Internet access. Even if you can’t find a good, fast connection, you can always find a phone jack and connect to the Internet using your modem.

If you stay with friends or relatives when you travel, you can usually connect into whatever Internet connection they might use: If they have a wireless network set up, your Mac will automatically detect it. If they have a cable modem, connect to it ...

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