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Master Your Wi-Fi Network with Updated Take Control Book

by Adam C. Engst

It has been a dozen years since Apple debuted Wi-Fi networking with its AirPort-equipped iBook, and during that time Glenn Fleishman, TidBITS editor and Take Control author, has covered more of the Wi-Fi beat than nearly anyone else. But Glenn goes deeper than the news, and he is widely acknowledged to be among the world’s foremost experts on consumer-level Wi-Fi networking, having distilled his expertise into various Take Control books that have helped many thousands of readers over the years.

Glenn has now completed the second edition of his best-selling title, “Take Control of Your 802.11n AirPort Network [1],” bringing it up to date with the most current information available about Apple’s Wi-Fi networking gear and how to use it in current operating systems. The 234-page book is available now for $20.

In “Take Control of Your 802.11n AirPort Network, Second Edition [2]”, Glenn provides in-depth advice for setting up Apple’s latest 802.11n Wi-Fi devices, including the AirPort Express, AirPort Extreme, and Time Capsule, and he describes the latest Wi-Fi features in Mac OS X 10.7 Lion — though he doesn’t forget the networking needs of those running 10.6 Snow Leopard and 10.5 Leopard.

Along with giving readers a conceptual boost up the Wi-Fi spectrum, Glenn explains how to handle AirPort-related tasks such as:

Networking can often be among the most puzzling and confusing aspects of modern computing, but Glenn’s clear, friendly, and informative book dispels many Wi-Fi mysteries. Whether you have just one computer and a single AirPort base station, or multiple devices and access points scattered around your home or workplace, “Take Control of Your 802.11n AirPort Network, Second Edition [3]” can make you a master of the digital airwaves.

[1]: http://www.takecontrolbooks.com/airport-n?pt=TB1091
[2]: http://www.takecontrolbooks.com/airport-n?pt=TB1091
[3]: http://www.takecontrolbooks.com/airport-n?pt=TB1091