• November 23, 2005 23 Nov'05

    'Unwired' Series: Patients, PDAs and patches

    A health care provider found it could use wireless technology to dramatically boost patient care. But first it had to figure out how to deploy security updates over a wireless network.  Continue Reading

  • November 14, 2005 14 Nov'05

    wireless router

    A wireless router is a device in a WLAN (wireless local area network) that determines the next network point to which a packet should be forwarded toward its destination. A wireless router works in the same way as the router in a hard-wired home or ...  Continue Reading

  • November 09, 2005 09 Nov'05

    Loss, theft still No. 1 threat to mobile data

    While hackers, worms and viruses can attack a wireless network, experts say valuable data more often becomes the victim when a device is lost or stolen.  Continue Reading

  • November 08, 2005 08 Nov'05

    Wireless signal penetration

    In this Q&A, Lisa Phifer addresses wireless signal penetration power of 802.11g versus 802.11b.  Continue Reading

  • November 08, 2005 08 Nov'05

    Wireless bridges

    Lisa Phifer explains the difference between AP Client mode and Wireless Bridge mode  Continue Reading

  • November 07, 2005 07 Nov'05

    PDAs to ship in record numbers in 2005

    Gartner Inc. says the number of PDAs shipped this year will reach 15 million worldwide. But that could represent the last solid year for the PDA, as smartphones start to gain steam.  Continue Reading

  • November 02, 2005 02 Nov'05

    Setting up a wireless connection

    Access to the Internet is easier than ever thanks to wireless networks. XP's latest Service Pack has had a noticeable impact on the configuration and management of wireless connections. This chapter deals with wireless technologies, but also more ...  Continue Reading