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Glenn Fleishman is the owner and editor of The Magazine, a fortnightly periodical of stories for curious people with a technical bent. He is a regular contributor to the Economist and a senior contributor to Macworld.

IPhone 3.0 Excels at Wi-Fi Hotspots

Thanks to improvements in the iPhone OS 3.0 software update released Wednesday, connecting to a Wi-Fi hotspot with your iPhone or iPod touch should become almost...

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Switch Network Settings With Ease

Every time you move your Mac laptop--from the office to home, from home to the neighborhood coffee shop--you must adjust its network settings. Ethernet or...

IPhone 3G S Features 7.2 Mbps, AT&T's Network Doesn't

The iPhone 3G S unveiled by Apple Monday has the latest of everything, including 7.2 HSPA, the fastest mobile broadband flavor currently available for U.S.

Troubleshoot Your Internet Connection

Your Internet service provider tells you that your service should provide "up to" 8 Mbps downstream. But then a Web-based speed tester tells you you're getting...

Check Your Wi-Fi Speeds

Editor's Note: This article accompanies Understanding Wi-Fi's two spectrum bands, posted elsewhere on Macworld.com.

Understanding Wi-Fi's Two Spectrum Bands

The evolution of communications is about taking one kind of thing and making it better, faster, and more reliable. USB 1 evolved into USB 2; FireWire 400 morphed...

How to Secure Your Home Network

Reader Steve Hawley is all too typical. His home network houses a mix of Macs and Windows PCs, an old 802.11b Linksys router connected to a cable modem, and a...

MarcoPolo 2.5

[Ed. note: This week, Glenn Fleishman takes a Mac Gems look at two utilities for automatically configuring your Mac's settings...

NetworkLocation 3.0.5

[Ed. note: This week, Glenn Fleishman takes a Mac Gems look at two utilities for automatically configuring your Mac's settings...

Troubleshooting Back to My Mac

When Leopard's Back to My Mac feature was first announced, it sounded great: A simple way to connect two Macs over the...

Inside Apple's AirPort Extreme, Time Capsule Updates

The history of Apple's AirPort Wi-Fi products is one of fits and starts. The company tends to introduce equipment that's more...

Linksys WRT610N Router

Mac users want to stream and sync video and play networked games without getting bogged down by lagging data. The Linksys...

Making Sense of 3G Speeds

Reports abound that the iPhone 3G isn't living up to its family name: it may be an iPhone, but ordinary owners, reporters, and...

Wake Me When You Need Me, Says Intel

Intel's Remote Wake lets a computer listen intelligently for a signal to rouse from sleep mode and carry out an activity.

Keep That Laptop in the Bag in the Security Line

The TSA says that you can keep your laptop in a bag as long as it's designed to provide a clear top and bottom image of the computer.