Its Wireless LAN capability enables you to wirelessly stream and download music from your PC to your player over your wireless home network
, and playback in X-Fi audio quality.
Networking solutions provider D-Link has said that its Xtreme N DIR-655 wireless home network
router has been awarded the right to display Microsoft's 'Works with Windows Vista' logo.
McAfee Total Protection' will form what the firmUS claims is a comprehensive security service for families and consumers who have a wireless home network
and use the internet to surf the web, shop, bank, use e-mail and instant messaging; and store valued personal information on their PCs.McAfee's 'Internet Security Suite' meanwhile, which is already available to both try for free and buy online is similarly aimed, only minus the wireless networking bent.
It's a portable device that lets you send and receive IMs using the service of your choice, wherever there's a wireless home network
or free WiFi "hotspot." The Zipit has a full QWERTY keyboard, comes in seven colours, and can handle up to 99 conversations at once - question is, can you?
For example, About.com offers a rundown in its "Top 8 Tips for Wireless Home Network
Security" (http:// compnetworking.about.com/od/wireless security/tp/wifisecurity.htm), PC Magazine breaks wireless network security down into 10 easy-to-digest steps (http://www.pc mag.com/article2/0,1759,844020,00.asp), Macworld published a special "Spotlight on Mac Security" (http://www.macworld .com/2005/02/features/macsecurityhome/ index.php), and Extreme Tech provides "Tips for Securing Your Wireless Network (http://www.extremetech.com/article 2/0,1697,1164214,00.asp).
Also check out Jim Doherty and Neil Anderson's Home Networking Simplified (Cisco Press; $24.99), an illustrated guide for setting up a wired or wireless home network
McAfee has also debuted McAfee Wireless Home Network
Security, which provides industry-standard, automatic protection against data theft, unauthorized wireless network access and broadband "freeloading" through an easy and intuitive one-click interface.
But, the information doesn't stop with a system review alone: tips on how to build a wireless home network
, connecting to the Internet using various options, and more make WINDOWS XP IN A NUTSHELL an outstanding reference choice.
Clear.fi is a cross-platform solution and works straight out of the box, automatically detecting all clear.fi-enabled devices connected to the wireless home network
. All digital content saved on any of the devices can be shared seamlessly using the clear.fi media interface.
Other chapters cover working with files and folders, using Microsoft Word, connecting to the internet, setting up a wireless home network
, playing music and movies, working with digital photos, adding devices to the system, stopping spam and spyware, and maintenance.