Wireless Network Hacks & Mods For Dummies
* Fun projects and valuable content join forces to enable readers to turn their wireless home network into a high-performance wireless infrastructure capable of entertainment networking and even home automation
* Step-by-step instructions help readers find, buy, and install the latest and greatest wireless equipment
* The authors are home tech gurus and offer detailed discussion on the next-generation wireless gear that will move the wireless LAN beyond computers and into telephony, entertainment, home automation/control, and even automotive networking
* The number of wireless LAN users in North America is expected to grow from 4.2 million current users to more than 31 million by 2007
Part I: Making Your World Wireless.
Chapter 1: Wireless Inside Everything!
Chapter 2: Wireless Network Basics.
Chapter 3: Wireless LAN Infrastructure.
Chapter 4: Wi-Fi and Broadband Connections.
Part II: Boosting Performance on Your Wireless Network.
Chapter 5: Combining Wired and Wireless Networks.
Chapter 6: Better Living Through Network Monitoring.
Chapter 7: Boosting Signal Strength Where You Need It.
Chapter 8: Staying Safe in the Wireless World.
Part III: Wireless on the Go.
Chapter 9: On the Road Again with 802.11.
Chapter 10: Staying Safe on Any Wireless Network.
Chapter 11: Outfitting Your Car with Wireless.
Chapter 12: Operating Your Own Hot Spot.
Part IV: Cool Wireless Toys.
Chapter 13: Building a Wireless Audio Network.
Chapter 14: Wirelessly Securing, Monitoring, and Automating Your Home.
Chapter 15: It’s Your Dime: IP Calls and Your Wireless Network.
Chapter 16: That’s Not All: Other Cool Wireless Toys.
Part V: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 17: (Almost) Ten Sites for Advanced Wireless Topics.
Chapter 18: Top Ten Wi-Fi Security Questions.