Mac Geek Gab: Wireless Base Stations Revealed

This week, John F. Braun and Dave Hamilton come to you talking about wireless/airport connections, focusing on base stations, options available, and methods to secure them properly.

Mac Geek Gab: Wireless Base Stations Revealed

Jun. 26, 2005 — Download: MP3 Version (AAC Version Coming Soon)

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This week, John F. Braun and Dave Hamilton have each had a crazy week, but come together anyway to talk about wireless/airport connections, focusing on base stations, options available, and methods to secure them properly.

Products/sites mentioned:

Linksys WRT54G - Highly configurable wireless router, supports same protocols as Apple's AirPort (US$59.99 from Amazon).

Sveasoft - Makers of VPN-capable firmware for Linksys (and other brand) routers

LinksysInfo.com - Community site for supporting Linksys routers, includes download links to alternative firmware.

Air Traffic Control - Widget for finding AirPort Base Stations and other access points. Freeware from SpinTriplet.

Airport Radar - Widget for finding wireless networks. Shows name and signal strength. Freeware from Macwireless.

Apple AirPort Extreme - Full-featured wireless router, supports USB printers. (US$199.88 from Amazon)

Apple AirPort Express - Wireless stereo extension/router combination (US$124.99 from Amazon)

News Mentioned:

The Devil's Advocate - Steve Meets Osborne, Again!

...and John mentioned the mart Labels USA 2005 conference, which he's attending this week.

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Theme Music: "The Answer", written by Jeff Steblea and Brian Ayles, as performed by Go Figure.

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