Wandering Around the AirPort with your iBook

For some time, wireless networking has been used in a variety of devices such as pagers, cellular phones and satellite-based TV services. Wireless technology has also been available in computing devices through the infrared port on many computers and printers. This is how Palm Pilots connect to each other and how you can print your document to a printer with an infrared port. However, infrared networking requires that the devices have an unobstructed line of Sight to communicate ¬– that is, the devices must be within a certain distance and be within Sight of each other. If you move out of this line of sight, you lose connection between devices. More →