Apple Time Capsule Wifi Hard Drive - Bookshelf
The Apple Time Capsule combines a Wi-Fi base station and a 1TB or 2TB backup hard drive. Wi-Fi connects computers and other devices in your home or office without running wires. Those computers, PCs and Macs, can access the Time ...
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Learn how to make the switch from PC to Mac a completely smooth transition The number of Mac users continues to increase significantly each year. If you are one of those people and are eager but also anxious about making the switch, then fear not! This friendly guide skips the jargon to deliver you an easy-to-read, understandable introduction to the Macintosh computer. Computer guru Arnold Reinhold walks you through the Mac OS, user interface, and icons. You'll learn how to set up your Mac, move your files from your PC to your Mac, switch applications, get your Mac online, network your Mac, secure your Mac, work with the iLife suite, troubleshoot common problems, and more. Dives in to helping you make the switch from PC to Mac as smooth and effortless as possible Walks you through the latest features of Mac OS X Lion to help you take advantage of all the cool things your Mac can do that you might not know about Offers clear instructions for working with the iLife applications, running Windows on your Mac via Boot Camp, networking your Mac, and switching your family or your business to a Mac Shares essential advice for troubleshooting common problems and provides easy tips for keeping your Mac happy Switching to Mac For Dummies, Mac OS X Lion Edition is all you need to switch to a Mac and never look back!
Time Capsule is a Wi-Fi router and a network storage device to be used with Mac OS 10.5 Leopard's Time Machine. ... Simply put, Time Capsule is Apple's AirPort Extreme network router (4 out of 5 stars, May/07, p54) with a built-in hard drive.
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MacLife is the ultimate magazine about all things Apple. It’s authoritative, ahead of the curve and endlessly entertaining. MacLife provides unique content that helps readers use their Macs, iPhones, iPods, and their related hardware and software in every facet of their personal and professional lives.
"If anyone knows about real-world Wi-Fi, it's Glenn Fleishman." —Mark Frauenfelder, co-founder of bOING bOING
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If you're trying to solve a particular problem, you can jump in and read the topics in this ebook in any order, but if you start at the beginning, you'll learn how Apple's 802.11n gear fits into the world of Wi-Fi networking. With that background, you'll learn where to position and how to set up base stations, with diagrams showing common network scenarios—see two examples above—and with step-by-step instructions for configuring key Internet sharing and security options and connecting client computers. For those who have funky Internet connections or tricky IP addressing needs, Glenn provides extended advice for creating a working Wi-Fi network. Glenn provides real-world steps, detailed advice, and tips for important scenarios, including: AirDrop: Finding out whether Lion’s AirDrop file-transfer feature will work with your Mac’s Wi-Fi hardwareUSB-attached printer: Setting up a USB-based printer on your Wi-Fi network, and connecting to the printer from Mac and Windows computersUSB-attached drive: Adding and configuring a USB-attached drive to a Time Capsule or AirPort Extreme, with important information about how best to configure client accessTime Capsule: Setting up a Time Machine backup to a Time Capsule, plus making an archive so you can have an offsite backup of your Time Capsule drive, and how to erase the driveApple TV: Connecting a 2nd-generation Apple TV to your networkAirPort Express: Streaming music to an AirPort Express and connecting it to your stereoGuest network: Creating a separate guest network to give guests Internet access while restricting local resourcesSecurity: Understanding oft-suggested security approaches that don't work well and implementing measures that are reliable—and easy to useMultiple base stations: Configuring multi-base-station networks, whether connected via Ethernet, wirelessly, or a combination To make your network fly, Glenn helps you: Make appropriate band and channel choicesExtend your network's coverage while handling any interferencePrevent older clients from bogging you down If you're trying to solve a problem, you'll find a "Quick Troubleshooting Guide" chapter as well as a rundown of how to interpret what the green, amber, blue, or red light on your base station is trying to tell you (we're aware of at least 11 possibilities!). The ebook also explains several ways to find a MAC address, how to handle bridging, how to set up a software base station and an ad hoc network, and what might be coming in the future with IPv6. "If anyone knows about real-world Wi-Fi, it's Glenn Fleishman." —Mark Frauenfelder, co-founder of bOING bOING