Apple Airport Wi-Fi at the DVMUG Internet SIG Meeting January 2nd

DVMUG Internet SIG Meeting


Tuesday, January 2nd , 7pm-9pm
New Day and Time

DVMUG Office
396 Civic Drive
Pleasant Hill

(Third Saturday of the month)

John Leader: John Sobrero

Leader: Anne Griffin

MapGet a map to the DVMUG Office:

Facebook You can RSVP on the Facebook meeting page

As always, any topic related to the Internet, DVMUG BBS, Google, Facebook, Email and the Web are fair game.

Apple AirPort

Apple Airport Wi-Fi and Wireless Internet Networks

How to increase your Wi-Fi coverage with an extra AirPort Base Station!
Do you have spotty Wi-Fi coverage in some parts of your home or office? Are your Wi-Fi connected devices causing connectivity issues? You can do something about it by extending your current Wi-Fi network with an extra AirPort Base Station!
Read more here

AirPort Utility Explained
AirPort is Apple’s term for all things WiFi, from the technologies built into your Mac to its own lineup of routers and base stations.
Read more here

How to Tell if Mac is Using 802.11ac, 802.11n or Other Wi-Fi Protocol
Most users connect a Mac to a wi-fi network and donít think too much about which 802.11 wi-fi band protocol is in use, but many advanced users and network administrators do want to know which 802.11 wireless standard is in use.
Read more here

MacMost Video Tutorials

Understanding Wi-Fi Signal Strength
It is important to understand that just because you have a great Wi-Fi signal, it doesn’t mean that your Internet speed will be fast.
Watch here

Connecting Your Mac Through Your iPhone with Personal Hotspot
If you are out of the house and need to connect your MacBook to the Internet you can use your iPhone’s personal hotspot function.
Watch here

Turn Your Mac Into a Wi-Fi Network
If your Mac has a wired connection to the Internet, and there is no Wi-Fi network available, you can use your Mac as a Wi-Fi network to connect other devices like iPhones, iPads, laptops and game devices.
Watch here

Testing Your Broadband Speed
You can use various websites and apps to test your home broadband speed. Compare that to the speed you are supposed to be receiving from your provider and call them if you see a problem. You may be able to get better speeds without spending anything extra.
Watch here



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The DVMUG BBS FirstClass 16 Client download is available from the DVMUG web page at,

FirstClass Mobile 16 for iPhone and iPad is available at,

If you have an iPhone, iPod touch or iPad bring it to the SIG and we will help you get it set up to login to the DVMUG BBS.







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