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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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10. File Sharing On the Go

The advantages of traveling with a laptop range from having fun to getting important work done on time. And getting work done often involves being able to share files and information with other people.

Sometimes you need access to the files on a computer that’s just a few feet away. Or you may need to share files with someone anywhere else in the world.

All you need is a network connecting you and the other computer. The network might be the Internet; a wireless network (such as Wi-Fi); a hard-wired, local network (such as cables connecting devices); or a combination of two or more networking techniques.

The network might even be sneakernet, where someone physically carries files between computers on a disc or some ...

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