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Connected: Your Complete Guide To Home Networking [Kindle Edition]

Matt Smith
2.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

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Book Description

Setting up your home network, but don't know where to start? Start here, with "Connected: Your Complete Guide To Home Networking". By MakeUseOf author Matt Smith, this guide outlines everything you need to know to manage your own home network.

Just five years ago the home network was rare. Most people had only one or two network capable devices and wireless connectivity was just starting to find a footing with the widespread adoption of the fast and reliable 802.11g standard.

Today a home network might consist of many devices including computers, smartphones and set-top boxes. Wireless routers are common and many support the newest 802.11n standard. Some Internet Service Providers now distribute wireless routers to customers of wired modems.

The proliferation of home networking is great for consumers, but it comes with some downsides. Home networking doesn’t always work as simply as it should, and while every company is making efforts to simplify it, not all attempts have been successful. This guide will help de-mystify home networking for you.

This guide outlines:
-The difference between modems, routers and adapters
-Choosing between wired and wireless networking
-The basics of Windows 7 file sharing
-Sharing between Windows 7 and iOS
-Sharing between Windows 7 and Android
-Setting up your printer for networked printing
-Why you should buy a Network Attached Storage (NAS) device
-The basics of home network security


Product details

  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 1139 KB
  • Print Length: 43 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Publisher: MakeUseOf (15 July 2012)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B008LY2QFY
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Average Customer Review: 2.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #316,637 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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4.0 out of 5 stars Home networking 6 April 2013
By moose
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I would recommend this for anyone trying to set up their own home network. I managed with very little fuss.
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3.0 out of 5 stars basic but informative 15 Feb. 2013
Basic but informative uses simple language and is probably suitable for a novice does not go into expert depth perhaps because of diversity of subject matter and the pace of change.Proably better as an updateable wiki?
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1.0 out of 5 stars Very basic 31 Jan. 2015
By chris
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I'm not a newbie but far from being an expert. This didn't really tell me anything I couldn't have found out from a simple google search.

Useful if you've never heard of an Ethernet cable or wifi network!
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3.0 out of 5 stars Useful 17 July 2014
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Of general use and informative.
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3.0 out of 5 stars Three Stars 16 Aug. 2014
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