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I ♥ my White Apple Wireless Keyboard, but it's time for a change!

I am looking for suggestions on a full-sized, wireless keyboard (Bluetooth or non-Bluetooth) that would be a worthy replacement for my old, disgusting White Extended Apple Wireless Keyboard. [more inside]
posted by melorama on May 2, 2014 - 7 answers

iPad + ? = music

With all this tech, surely there's a way to listen to music in my living room? [more inside]
posted by libraryhead on May 16, 2012 - 25 answers

What the Wifi is going on here?

Help me diagnose problems with my Macs/Apple TV now that I have an XFinity wireless router please! [more inside]
posted by bodgy on Feb 25, 2012 - 6 answers

Ported from AT&T to VZW, having problems

Major weird issues porting lines (iPhone to iPhone) from AT&T to Verizon. Please halp! [more inside]
posted by radioamy on Dec 2, 2011 - 6 answers

Until we solve this, I have to keep buying CDs....

I'm technology speak impaired. Is there a wireless ... thing ... of some kind that we can somehow attach to our old (but terrific sound quality) stereo system so I can stream music to it from my phone or laptop? [more inside]
posted by anastasiav on Nov 25, 2011 - 26 answers

How Do I Connect 3 External Drives To My WiFi Network?

I've replaced an aging iMac with 3 external drives hanging off of it with a Macbook Pro with the same 3 external drives hanging off of it. The setup also includes a cable modem and a Time Capsule. Right now the drives are in daisychained Firewire mode. I'm looking for a way to connect the drives to my wifi network so I can eliminate the need to plug the first drive into the laptop? Staying with Firewire would be nice, but it's not a deal breaker.
posted by justcorbly on Nov 4, 2011 - 7 answers

Will two hundred megabytes bring me health, happiness and prosperity?

Is 200 MB enough? I got an Ipod Touch for my birthday. It does have WiFi access but I don't want to have to run into a cafe every time I need to look something up online. So I'm in the market for a mobile WiFi hotspot and a wireless data plan. The cheapest plans available -- and I'm all about the cheap -- typically offer you c. 200 MB a month. [more inside]
posted by jason's_planet on Jul 17, 2011 - 15 answers

Wireless network extender/print server that connects over Ethernet?

I have a home network created by a dual-band Airport Extreme router. I have Cat 6 running from the Airport Extreme to a faraway printer where the wireless signal does not reach. Can I use this cable and an older Airport Express to act as a print server and extend my wireless network? If not, is there another device that would provide this function? [more inside]
posted by harkin banks on Mar 6, 2011 - 5 answers

Why did my Airport stop working?

Quite suddenly, my modem works if I plug it into a machine, but not when I plug it into an Airport Express. Comcast says it's not their fault. Any idea what's going on? Every detail I can think of is inside. [more inside]
posted by jaybeans on Dec 29, 2010 - 12 answers

Please make my airport extreme!

Please recommend me a simple, reliable DSL modem that will work automagically with an Airport Extreme? [more inside]
posted by grapesaresour on Dec 11, 2010 - 3 answers

What is this thing called Zune?

Unexpected Holiday Gift: Someone got me a Zune HD! Problem. I already own an ipod Nano and know next to nothing about Zune. What can the Zune do that my nano can't? How do you use yours? What does the Zune do well? Any tips or trips or strange things/ 3rd party applications I can use?
posted by The Whelk on Dec 9, 2010 - 3 answers

I'm a Mac, and I can't get on the internets.

Wireless internet conundrums. After internet signal problems being repaired by the internet provider and plugging into the modem directly showing that the connection itself is fine, the wireless goes out every few minutes for the Macs in the house, but works fine for the PC. [more inside]
posted by elpea on Dec 8, 2010 - 20 answers

First timer setting up wifi, help?

I have never set up wireless internet before. I'm going to college later this week. There's internet in my dorms, but no WiFi. What do I need to set up WiFi in my room? [more inside]
posted by JimBennett on Aug 29, 2010 - 23 answers

Yea, ye have internets, but cannot surf; e-mails, but ye cannot check…

My month-old iPod Touch suddenly stopped connecting to my home wireless internet. Please hope. [more inside]
posted by the littlest brussels sprout on Jun 4, 2010 - 13 answers

How can I stream my music library to my iPhone?

How can I stream my music library to my iPhone? [more inside]
posted by criticman on May 4, 2010 - 12 answers

Mini displayport stops 802.11g from working? how? why?

Mini displayport to DVI adapter stops 802.11g from working? What?! We have a Macbook5,1 which is plugged into a 21" Dell LCD using the Monoprice mini displayport to DVI adapter. When the displayport is unplugged wireless works perfectly. When it's plugged in, the wireless NIC remains associated to the WAP but there is instant 100% packet loss. [more inside]
posted by thewalrus on Feb 9, 2010 - 5 answers

Slow Airport Extreme Data Transfers Using Windows 7

Does anyone own one of the new dual band Airport Extremes, using it to access a USB Hard Drive externally, and use Windows 7? If so, how is it working for you? Because it's not working real great for me at the moment. If you're a WiFi guru or you have a perfectly functioning AE with a similar setup, please help me out! [more inside]
posted by Effigy2000 on Feb 4, 2010 - 13 answers

How can I tell if someone is trying to hop onto my wireless signal?

I have a MacBook Pro running OS 10.6.1, and an Airport Extreme Base Station. Is there a user-friendly way to see if someone is trying to use my internet connection or hack into my network? [more inside]
posted by invisible ink on Nov 10, 2009 - 17 answers

Apple Airport Extreme or Express?

What is the difference between an Apple Airport Express Base Station, and an Airport Extreme Base Station? I have a tiny 500-square foot apartment. All I want is to be able to surf the web wirelessly. Can I go with the cheaper Express Base Station? Why is one cheaper than the other (in other words, what can the Extreme do that the Express cannot)?
posted by invisible ink on Sep 13, 2009 - 18 answers

Listening to my mp3s on my stereo via the magic of wireless technology....

Sending my music across the room... So I have a 25 year old amp (Technics if it matters) and a record player on the ground floor of one end of my apartment. On the other end, on the second floor, is my computer, which has all my non-vinyl music on it. The music is on an external drive. The computer is an aluminum iMac. Is there a way to get my mp3s to play out of the stereo? Note that at present I have no wireless stuff except a d-link modem and whatever wireless is built into the computer. There are no walls between the computer and the stereo. Please explain it to me as if I was an idiot. A bit more info inside. [more inside]
posted by You Should See the Other Guy on Jul 27, 2009 - 24 answers

Weird Wireless

Apple Airport WDS network with two devices: a Extreme base and a relay Express. My Powerbook connects ok. My PCs connect to the Extreme base fine. They can also SEE the Express relay, but they can't connect to it. I think the base and relay have identical configurations so I don't know why. [more inside]
posted by lockedroomguy on Jul 5, 2009 - 1 answer

Sometimes my iMac just won't connect to the wireless network.

Endless network wifi problems - capricious connections ahoy! [more inside]
posted by Cantdosleepy on Jun 25, 2009 - 9 answers

OPtimal Settings for Apple Airport Extreme

I have an Apple AirPort Extreme that is about one year old and recently our wireless network has been experiencing connectivity issues. We've played with some settings...are some settings better for connectivity than others? Do we need a repeater? [more inside]
posted by bodgy on May 18, 2009 - 7 answers

Reselecting local wireless network

A friend of mine has a 1 Ghz Apple TiBook. He has to reselect his local wireless router in the wireless menu each time the laptop sleeps or is rebooted. What's the fix for this? [more inside]
posted by diode on May 16, 2009 - 7 answers

MacBook wireless networking problems in the Czech Republic

I have been living in a small university town outside Prague in the Czech Republic since the summer. I am using my 2006 Apple MacBook MA254LL/A (running 10.5.5) to connect to the internet. However, I have experienced a lot of problems connecting to free wireless internet hotspots. My laptop takes a while to locate the network by scanning, and then either asks for a password or tells me the network is unavailable. I know that my Airport works fine elsewhere, and that the connection usually happens automatically. I will ask one of the workers at the store if there is a password, and the answer is always no. Moreover, I see PC users connecting to the internet without a problem. Does anyone know what the issue is with wireless networking on a Mac in the Czech Republic? [I would post this question to the Apple support forums, but it appears that their new accounts system is down]
posted by cardamom on Nov 17, 2008 - 6 answers

only connect

Two Macbook Pros, same model, same room, one gets a lot of bars and a strong connection via airport; the other gets just a couple of bars and a low connection. [more inside]
posted by grumblebee on Oct 22, 2008 - 9 answers

How to extend a wifi network at home.

Help extending a wireless network? I have a Time Capsule acting as my primary wifi base station. It's in the living room, attached to the only DSL line in the house. It has a great signal all over the house...except of course in my office, in the back room. Any good ideas how to extend the network back there? A few more details inside. [more inside]
posted by barnone on Sep 15, 2008 - 10 answers

Macbook Gives Airport Express Silent Treatment, Enrages Owner

My Black Macbook (five months old, running the latest OS) suddenly, inexplicably, cannot recognize my Airport Express (the new one) or find my Wireless Network. [more inside]
posted by kosem on Aug 15, 2008 - 25 answers

Suggestion for Macintosh wireless/Ethernet router please.

Help save my marriage! Thunderstorm fried our Apple Extreme Base Station (Gigabit), so we need another router. The problem is that 2 of our computers have wireless cards installed, but one, an old 450 mhz G4 does not, so we need something that can handle wireless traffic and Ethernet cable and is less than the $179 Apple Extreme Base station. All of the machines run the latest version of 10.4. Suggestions? The Base Station was solid, no problems, but I don't want to pay $179 again.
posted by nomadicink on May 11, 2008 - 19 answers

Don't open my time capsule.

Using Apple's Time Capsule as a wireless router: Privacy issues [more inside]
posted by Pants! on Apr 7, 2008 - 3 answers

wireless'd

Ubuntu on a MacBook Pro, wireless hell ensues. [more inside]
posted by roygbv on Mar 31, 2008 - 5 answers

How do I get Airport Express working?

Help me get my new Airport Extreme working with my Linksys router. After running the set up utility the Airport disappears. [more inside]
posted by sauril on Dec 26, 2007 - 4 answers

Macfilter: How can I use ethernet and wifi at the same time on my Macs?

Is it possible to connect two macs via ethernet (to share files back and forth on their wired LAN), but both be connected to the internet wirelessly at the same time using airport? (an airport extreme is connected to DSL on the lower level of the apartment). If so, how? [more inside]
posted by lonemantis on Dec 8, 2007 - 19 answers

Help me troubleshoot a down-home style network.

At my parents for Thanksgiving and I need help troubleshooting family Airport wireless! Three Macs, one IP address...FIGHT! [more inside]
posted by 235w103 on Nov 21, 2007 - 13 answers

Two times wireless?

Is it even possible: Connecting a computer to two wireless networks - one for internet access, one for playing music. [more inside]
posted by ollsen on Nov 15, 2007 - 8 answers

If I buy an Airport Extreme Base Station in the US, will it work in the UK?

If I buy an Airport Extreme Base Station in the US, will it work in the UK? [more inside]
posted by adrianhon on Sep 6, 2007 - 5 answers

MacBook wireless connectivity issues

Why does my wireless connection on my Macbook spontaneously die and prevent me from reconnecting for a minute or so? [more inside]
posted by proj on Jul 11, 2007 - 13 answers

How can I fix my wireless connection?

Why has my wireless connection gone wonky? And how can I fix it? [more inside]
posted by Len on Jun 25, 2007 - 5 answers

Apple Bluetooth keyboard delays?

Thinking of getting an Apple wireless keyboard (Bluetooth thingy) for use with a MacBook. My overriding concern: Is there an obvious delay between pressing a key and it registering? Thanks!
posted by docgonzo on Apr 25, 2007 - 20 answers

What is the ultimate cell phone?

Help me find the perfect convergence communication device (i.e. phone!) to make my nerdlife complete while I'm (endlessly) on the road. Hours upon hours of searching have turned up naught and I'm getting desperate. [more inside]
posted by TheNewWazoo on Mar 27, 2007 - 13 answers

Quick fix iMac as monitor for another Apple.

Is there any way that I can easily use my iMac Desktop (Current Intel Model) monitor as a second or primary monitor for my Powerbook using either the wireless network or a monitor adapter? [more inside]
posted by Bengston on Mar 14, 2007 - 6 answers

Looking for a WiFi signal

Why won't my Powerbook recognize a wireless network? [more inside]
posted by dead_ on Sep 8, 2006 - 13 answers

Apple G4 + wireless card = ???

Help me get my aged G4 onto my home wireless network. [more inside]
posted by docgonzo on Jun 7, 2006 - 8 answers

Is my Powerbook resetting the wireless router in my house?

Weird, weird connectivity problem: apple powerbook to Comcast wireless internet. [more inside]
posted by salad spork on Apr 15, 2006 - 8 answers

Airport card

Is an Airport card installed in an iBook compatible with an 802.11g wireless router that serves PCs?
posted by megatherium on Feb 5, 2006 - 7 answers

What does the inside of a Apple Wireless Keyboard look like?

What does the inside of an Apple Wireless Keyboard look like? Specifically, I'm interested in the active electronic part of it. A picture would be great, but not required. [more inside]
posted by adamwolf on Jan 2, 2006 - 10 answers

Trouble installing Airport Extreme card

I install my new AirportExtreme card, but then my computer won't turn on. What is going on? [more inside]
posted by ThePinkSuperhero on Oct 11, 2005 - 7 answers

Apple Airport trouble

I just got a new broadband connection and a new SAGEM modem to go with that. All works fine with my Powerbook when I connect it directly, but I also bought a new Airport Express Base Station that just won't recognise the connection. [more inside]
posted by keijo on Apr 23, 2005 - 3 answers

Can't connect Powerbook to Access Point

My coworker's Apple Powerbook with Airport Extreme can't use the new D-Link DWL-2100AP. We can see the access point, can see that the access point sees and connects to him, but something about the apple's DHCP or networking config won't pull an IP and also won't work when we set everything manually. Any ideas? [more inside]
posted by SpecialK on Nov 12, 2004 - 7 answers

Wireless network Security

Wireless Network Security: I'd like to know more about keeping my info safe on OS X. [MI] [more inside]
posted by fionab on Oct 25, 2004 - 6 answers

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