Sending files with AirDrop


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Sending files with AirDrop

Now we are going to look at a new networking feature built into Lion and this is called AirDrop and this is how it works. I am going to open a new Finder window. When I do you are going to see an AirDrop entry here. I click on it and you see the name of my computer at the bottom of the window. So what this is, it's a replacement for something called sneakernet. Back in the old days if you had a file and you wanted to give it to somebody who was across the room from you, what you would have to do is you put it on a floppy disk or you'd put it on a key drive and you'd copy it there and you take it over to the person and say, hey, look here is the file that you wanted, instead of e-mailing it or some other method.

Well Lion has its new method called AirDrop and it makes all the sneakernet stuff unnecessary, because now you can easily copy files from one computer to another computer if that computer is within about 30 feet of you. So I have my AirDrop window open. I am going to a...

Sending files with AirDrop
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Sending files with AirDrop provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Christopher Breen as part of the Mac OS X Lion Essential Training

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Business
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Mac OS X
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