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Windows® 8.1 Inside Out by Tony Northrup

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Chapter 22. Setting up ad hoc, Bluetooth, and mobile networks

Chapter 21, described the types of home networking we rely on every day to keep our PCs connected to the Internet, including connecting to wireless hotspots. This chapter, on the other hand, covers less frequently used networking technologies:

  • Ad hoc networking. Connect two PCs to each other wirelessly. This is good for sharing files between PCs when you travel.

  • Bluetooth. Connect your PC to wireless accessories such as keyboards, mouse devices, and headphones. You can even use Bluetooth to transfer files between PCs and devices.

  • 3G/4G mobile broadband. Along with a service agreement with a wireless broadband provider, keep your mobile PC ...

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