Don't-Miss Networking Stories
Included in the crush of software releases out of Cupertino last week was a mobile version of the utility for managing your AirPort wireless network and base station. Glenn Fleishman takes you on a guided tour of AirPort Utility for iOS, showing you how to use the mobile app.
What do you do when your iOS device suddenly refuses to connect to your wireless router? Reset settings and cock a stern eye at your router, says Chris Breen.
This year has seen numerous security breaches at the root infrastructure of Web privacy and security. How can regular users protect themselves? Glenn Fleishman has some expert suggestions.
When Apple announced the new AirDrop file-sharing technology in Lion, it said only some Macs could use it. But one Hints reader found a workaround that lets it work on any Mac with Lion and a network connection.
Did you know that Lion includes a small utility for monitoring several aspects of your network's Wi-Fi traffic?
Lion's AirDrop feature makes sharing files between computers as simple as drag-and-drop. Here's what's going on behind the scenes to make that magic happens.
While it would undoubtedly be handy to connect from your iPad to a Mac at home or the office, actually doing so isn't always easy. Glenn Fleishman recommends two apps that'll get you connected with the least fuss.
Getting ready for the holiday weekend? Whether you're on a cruise ship or at a coffee shop, public Wi-Fi networks can leave your Mac's data vulnerable. Lex Friedman offers a few tips for keeping your data safe.
Whether you need to run a Mac app or fetch a file, it can be handy to connect to a remote Mac from your iPad. Here's how.
Chris Breen brings a little clarity to the subject of sharing a wired connection with an iOS device.
Whether you're hitting the road for business or pleasure, these tips can make traveling with your Apple gear much more fun.
Does your network occasionally slow to a crawl when accessing data on the Internet? Here are a couple of tools you can use to discover what's chewing up your bandwidth.
It's easy to protect your iPad and its data by using your office's virtual private network, or VPN. Here's how to get connected.
Apple's recent iOS 4.3 update adds Bluetooth tethering to every iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad capable of running that version of the mobile operating system. This lets any of those devices obtain an Internet connection from an iPhone with its sharing feature enabled. Glenn Fleishman shows you how it's done and tells you why you'd want to do it.
Glenn Fleishman does a little detective work to figure out why an Android smartphone can't connect to the software base station on a MacBook Pro.