The versions of AirPort Extreme Base Station and Time Capsule released earlier this year can operate simultaneously over the 2.4GHz and 5GHz spectrum bands. Glenn Fleishman looks at common problems and solutions that might plague you in the 2.4GHz and 5GHz bands and offers advice on manually setting channels in both bands or creating two unique networks with a simultaneous dual-band base station.
A reader writes Macworld, asking about the best way to set up a home network so both Macs and Windows PCs can securely connect to it, without letting any intruders in. Glenn Fleishman explains how.
MarcoPolo is another utility that can automatically detect your computer's physical location and then change system settings.
NetworkLocation figures out your physical location and can then modify settings and perform actions based on rules you configure.
Apple's Back to My Mac service, which was supposed to make it easy to remotely access your Mac's files, doesn't always work as advertised. Glenn Fleishman explains how to get it up and running.
On Tuesday, Apple updated its AirPort Extreme and Time Capsule products adding ability to operate on two bands simultaneously, among other changes. Glenn Fleishman explains what each of the new features means for end users.
CSSEdit may be a specialized tool, but this Editors’ Choice selection belongs in any Web designer’s tool kit.
Linksys has tried to improve the WRT610N and make it easier for Mac users to work with. But it has not succeeded. All the problems found could be solved through firmware updates to fix obvious bugs, and better packaging and explanation of its software.
Reports abound that the iPhone 3G isn’t living up to its family name. Glenn Fleishman looks to sort the facts from the hype.
Apple’s security update on July 31st may have patched a widespread DNS flaw on Mac servers, but it hasn’t closed the debate on their handling of it, nor the risk to Mac OS X users.
Macs are immune from security threats, right? It's Windows we have to worry about. That water-cooler wisdom needs to be...
When you're on the road, you could rely on Wi-Fi hotspots and hotel Ethernet to get online. But there's a better way: 3G cellular-data service. Glenn Fleishman explains how to find the 3G service that's right for you.
The iPhone 2.0 software update offers some dramatic improvements in security management, though gaps remain. Glenn Fleishman takes a closer look at iPhone security.
American Airlines Wednesday flew the first commercial jet with in-flight broadband enabled since the shutdown of Connexion by Boeing.
The Sierra Wireless Compass 597 is the ultimate cellular data modem combo. The device folds high-speed data access and GPS service into a tiny USB cell modem and pairs it with new Mac OS X software that takes full advantage of the new hardware.