Media praise for Mac OS X Unwired

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"'Mac OS X Unwired' is a surprising book. It's much more than just a manual or how to use an Airport network. There's as much stuff to read for its sheer interest as there is of practical value, it is thoughtful and well researched...Travelling Mac users who rely on the technology described in its pages will find this book indispensable."
--Dr. Neale Monks, Applelust.com, July 2004
http://www.applelust.com/reviews/books/archives/040709unwired_dotmac.shtml

"This is a sound, plain-language text that does not require any special technical knowledge. If you are a Mac user and want to know the ins and outs of going wireless, this is the book to have."
--Major Keary, AUSOM News, May 2004

"Even though this is really a book for users at a somewhat more advanced (or adventurous?) level than me, I enjoyed reading it, and I know I learnt a lot from it. It's written so that it is intelligible even to the greatest technophobe, for which the authors ought to be congratulated. If you're into using a wireless network with your computers, or are considering the possibility of doing so in the near future, I would suggest that this book is an indispensable resource. If you're simply interested in the topic, I would recommend you get it anyway, read it and stash it away for the day when you too go Wi-Fi."
--George Carrington, ACT Apple Users Group Inc., March 2004

"['Mac OS X Unwired is] written to the best O'Reilly traditions. IT is short on theory and long on explanations and how-tos, including all kinds of trouble-shooting tips...Both the book's authors are professional writers, not 'just' techies, and that does make a difference. The lanaugage is good and the narrative clear, the disposition logical."
--Information Security Bulletin, March 2004

"This is a sound, plain language text that does not require any special technical knowledge. It shows how to install and set up the various wireless options, and discusses issues that will help users choose the best system. The text is supported by illustration that include screen shots and schematic diagrams. If you are a Mac user and want to know the ins-and-outs of going wireless, this is the book to have."
--Major Keary, PC Update, February 2004

"Tom Negrino and Dori Smith have brought together just about everything there is to know about Wireless technologies used with Mac OS X Panther in 'Mac OS X Unwired'...The authors give full credit for Apple having the intestinal fortitude to take a technology and move it up a notch, by giving the world one more area that has made other companies billions of dollars as they petitioned and successfully got the FCC (US Federal Communications Commission) to set aside a part of the radio spectrum to have unlicensed access for wireless networks back in the mid 1990's. Yep. Apple not only gave us Internet Telephony, but Wireless Networks as well. Go ahead, read the book!"
--Robert Pritchett, MacCompanion.com, January 2004
http://www.maccompanion.com/archives/january2004/books.html

"Has all this new wireless internet technology...gotten you confused? Well, 'Mac OS X Unwired' by Tom Negrino and Dori Smith...is a terrific book on the subject...We think that most people will find 'Mac OS X Unwired' to be extremely useful to understanding and using the wireless computing technology that is exploding around us."
--Macs Only!, December 2003
http://www.macsonly.com/arch00312.html