Look, Ma; no wires!

I’ve been trying to get my hands on some airport cards for my Macs for quite some time now. I kept going into the local Apple supplier and pestering them.

They never seemed to have any in stock so they took my telephone number and told me that they’d call as soon as they had some airport cards.

That was over a month ago.

Yesterday, I was near the shop and decided to pop in.

"Got any airport cards?", I asked without much hope.

"Yes, two!".

I snapped them on the spot. So much for calling me.

With a little bit of apprehension, I opened up my iBook and ruby red iMac and inserted the airport cards. It wasn’t long until I was sharing files wirelessly.

Sharing my internet connection wasn’t quite so straightforward. The ability to make a software base station doesn’t exist yet in OS X.

Luckily, an enterprising soul has come up with a little app that lets you do just that. I followed the step by step instructions and had a shared internet connection in no time.

In the spirit of good open source karma, I passed on my experience to help others.

Anyway, the upshot of all of this is that I’m posting this journal entry from my iBook without any wires.


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