One Minute Mac Tip: Sniffing Wi-Fi traffic and capturing packets with the built-in airport utility

Many Mac OS X users lament the lack of sophisticated network analysis tools, often prevalent and seemingly prolific on Linux systems. What many don’t know is that Mac OS X comes with a built-in command-line tool to do all sorts of nifty things with Wi-Fi networks, from packet capture (traffic sniffing) to scanning nearby networks’ …

Guide to Developing Low-Cost Wireless Networks

If you’ve ever wanted to set up your own wireless network (perhaps you want to run a community hotspot), then Wireless Networking in the Developing World is the book for you! Don’t be fooled by the name. It’s all about low-cost wireless telecommunications infrastructure. And it’s free.