Mac and Vista wireless networking

Wireless connections in Mac OS X

Mitch Ratcliffe continues his examination of the strengths and weaknesses of Windows Vista and Mac OS X. In this gallery, see how Vista has made strides in providing simple management of wireless connections.

A click on the radio icon in the upper right corner of the Mac OS X Desktop reveals a list of all available wireless networks in range. Changing networks is simple, just click a network's name and the connection switches. For many years, this has been the standard for ease of use in wireless management.