News and Notes
Notwithstanding the fact that the base station looks like a cute little UFO, AirPort wireless networking is a triumph of packaging, technology, and ease of use. For a decent price, less than half that of Lucent's similar product, Apple has unlocked the door to local mobility for the average home or small-business user. Ten minutes after my base station arrived, I was sitting on the stairs on the other side of my office's brick wall, surfing away on my Powerbook. A short while later, I was connected via my laptop running LinuxPPC. Did I mention it looks like a cute little UFO?