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Viewing Wi-Fi Details in Snow Leopard

In Snow Leopard, hold down the Option key before clicking the AirPort menu. Doing so reveals additional technical details including which standards, speeds, and frequencies you're using to connect, as well as what's in use by other networks. With the Option key held down and with a network already joined, the AirPort menu reveals seven pieces of information: the PHY Mode, the MAC (Media Access Control) address, the channel and band in use, the security method that's in use, the RSSI (Received Signal Strength Indication) measurement, the transmit rate, and the MCS Index. In Leopard, some, but not all, of these details are revealed by Option-clicking the AirPort menu.

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Job Postings in TidBITS?

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Job Postings in TidBITS? We've heard numerous stories of people using knowledge they picked up reading TidBITS to help land jobs. Now TidBITS sponsor Dantz Development is going one step further and actually running job postings - see the sponsorship area above. What you think about employment postings in TidBITS? Would they be helpful for finding work? Would your company be interested in posting jobs? Let us know what you think in TidBITS Talk, and if there's sufficient interest, we'll look into having more job postings in the future. [ACE]

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