Join Garrick Chow for an in-depth discussion in this video Connecting to wireless networks, part of Computer Literacy for Mac (2015).
- A wireless network is a network…to which properly equipped computers…can connect by a radio signal instead of physical cables.…Wireless networks are commonly called WiFi networks…and are usually the main way for laptop users…to connect to the internet when out…and about with their computers.…Like a regular wired network,…a WiFi network does not necessarily…have to offer internet access…although internet access probably is the most common reason…people set up WiFi networks.…These days you can find wireless internet…or WiFi signals just about anywhere.…In homes, offices, hotels, and restaurants.…
All you need to connect to a WiFi network…is a Mac with WiFi capabilities.…But one thing to bear in mind…is most wireless networks are often password protected…or in the case of WiFi networks you might find…in restaurants or hotels you often have to pay…to access their WiFi network.…So, even though you may have the hardware…to connect to a wireless network you might…be limited by a password protection or by fees.…In the case of connecting to your own wireless network…
Note: This course was recorded on Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite. To upgrade to Yosemite before you begin, watch "Installing and running Mac OS X 10.10 for the first time."
- Working with a laptop versus a desktop computer
- Understanding the five traits almost all applications share in Mac OS X
- Printing on a Mac computer
- Setting up a scanner
- Connecting to the Internet
- Sending and receiving email
- Searching the Internet
- Importing and editing images from a digital camera
- Sharing files
Skill Level Beginner
iOS 7: iPhone and iPad Essential Trainingwith Garrick Chow8h 21m Appropriate for all
Mac OS X Yosemite Essential Trainingwith Nick Brazzi8h 4m Appropriate for all
1. Introduction to Computers
2. Introduction to Operating Systems
3. Introduction to Software and Applications
4. Introduction to Computer Peripherals
5. Introduction to Networks and Getting Online
6. Introduction to Email
7. Introduction to Internet Searching
8. Introduction to Word Processing and Spreadsheets
9. Introduction to Photo and Image Management
10. Introduction to Sharing Files
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