oHHHHHHHH, now my mouth is watering. It sounds so cool.<br><br>If I have my router hooked up to my wireless router, can I use my printer and scanner wireless-ly? (am I reinventing english?) Or would I need something else too?<br><br>I know what I'm doing Friday. <br><br>The thread killer
<blockquote><font size=1>In reply to:</font><hr><p>remember linksys gives no help to mac users<p><hr></blockquote><p>I second that. And that's why I went with the D-Link. That beautiful Mac finder logo right on the box. If for no other reason I wanted to support their support of the Mac OS. And it was a good thing to. I couldn't get the WEP to work and I called their phone support for help. Linksys (I believe owned by CISCO now) would give me the old cable company line we don't support Mac. <br><br>
With all this wireless talk and my PB about to arrive, I'm curious about those hot-spot sniffer devices, the ones that alert you if they detect hotspots as you go around town so you don't have to waste laptop batteries testing for them. Anyone got one to recommend?<br><br>
All of the configuration is web-browser based. There is no Windows software that required. In fact, it doesn't come with any software at all. I had a Linksys cable/dsl router. If worked just fine.<br><br>Linksys products are for all platforms - while Linksys support may not give you Mac specific help, they will help with router configuration.<br><br>The only reason I didn't buy a Linksys router is because the Apple one had the USB Rendezvous printer port.<br><br>
I use Macstumbler. I know you want one that works by itself, but if you turn the screen dark on your laptop you don't use too much of the battery. Macstumbler (and there are others just as good) speaks the info. So you could have it on the seat and all of a sudden you hear it say found access point. In a fairly heavily populated area or an affluent area you probably won't go more than block without finding an open access point. <br><br>
Yeah, take it from me who knows noting about all this stuff and gets stressed thinking about having to hook stuff it...it was easy.<br>I was shocked myself to see it work so quickly by just typing my ISP info in the browser configuring page from Netgear.<br><br><br>My Stuff
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Something to remember, the iBook Doesn't have a PC card slot that you will need for a WIFI card other then Airport if i remember correctly. If that's true then the best option is an Airport card and a 3rd party wireless router from someone like D-link.<br><br>
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