Category Archives: Mobile Computing

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Cyber Summit – Memphis, TN June 2017

The Tennessee Department of Safety & Homeland Security, The Tennessee Fusion Center and Central Service Association are proud to once again bring together individuals from education, government and industry to share in the latest information, strategies, best practices and innovative solutions … Continue reading

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Are your IoT devices visible from the internet?

BullGuard has a scanner that quickly scans your public IP address and ‘sees’ if your network has open ports that could pose a threat to you or even the internet.  Here’s the link to see if you have something that … Continue reading

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When engineers don’t think about the technicians

Recently my niece dropped her laptop and the hard drive stopped working.   Normally an easy fix, I looked for the access panel for the hard drive so that I could replace it.   What? No access panel?  Oh, easy fix, lets … Continue reading

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Configuring WDS to extend your wireless network

Want to extend your network and make it more reliable and robust? Note:  IP addresses and MAC addresses in this demo are in a controlled lab environment Here’s what you will need – Two routers with the same firmware Preferably … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Toolkit for IT Professionals – GE Geek Toolkit

I discovered GE Geek through Rick at What’s On My PC.  GE Geek is a resource like no other.  The time and dedication to linking and uploading the thousands of resources at GE Geek is commendable. The best feature by far … Continue reading

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Tweak your wireless router

Many people who set up their wireless routers never optimize the channel to keep from ‘bumping’ into their neighbors.  Regardless if you are a Apple, Linux or Windows user, you should select a channel as far away from your neighbors … Continue reading

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Microsoft Surface Pro-ready for manufacturing, business and industry

The Microsoft Surface Pro has proven to be versatile in the workplace.  Mr. Arnold our Industrial Maintenance instructor uses the Microsoft Surface Pro to connect to nearly a hundred PLCs, motors, robots and other industrial components. So why is this … Continue reading

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ASUS RT-AC66U Dual Band 3.3 802.11AC Router

The Asus RT-AC66U Router continues to lead the pack with firmware downloads with improvements through enhanced features and security.   Last night Jay messaged me with details on one of their features that provides a dual WAN option with fail-over features. … Continue reading

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How to guard your wireless network and see intruders

100% credit goes to Bill Mullins for sharing this information. (BillMullins.wordpress.com). Softperfect has some of the best freeware for Windows.   With Netscan you can see devices on your network and find information about the  devices.  Now with their software … Continue reading

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Solving The Security Workforce Shortage – DarkReading

According to the study, the most sought-after quality is a broad knowledge of security — more of a strategic understanding than technical know-how — followed by certifications.  Read More Opinion – While certifications are an important part of IT, the … Continue reading

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FREE – Security engineering training by SAFECode

FREE – How can you beat it?  Once again, another excellent site has training that is Free.   While we have found Rackspace’s Cloud University,  Free Microsoft Training and virtualization this site adds an additional form of training that can … Continue reading

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150 Best Windows Software

As we move into our seventh year, we have found Rick over at What’s On My PC and the articles he finds on the web to be some of the most useful resources.   Rick once again has found an … Continue reading

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Remove EXIF information from your pictures

Most people still don’t know that their tablet, camera or smartphone might be tagging their latitude and longitude.   Why is this dangerous?  It can show the location of where you or your family is at.  It can give away … Continue reading

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Zyxel MWR102 tiny router/AP

Finally got my Zyxel Routers / APs in.  Promised pics earlier with our blog post earlier last week.  With a router/ap switch on the side and the ability to act as a router, ap or bridge, the routers came with … Continue reading

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Boot Windows 8.1 to the desktop

Want to avoid the MetroUI?  After downloading Windows 8.1 preview perform the following actions. a. Right click on the Windows 8.1 taskbar and choose Properties. b. Click the Navigation tab.  Under the Start screen section, check the box  “Go to … Continue reading

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iMap Weather Fullscreen

iMap Weather has a fullscreen mode that gives current radar information, ChaserTV live and pre-recorded videos and more. Fullscreen Mode Link

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Streaming TV, Movies and more with Rabbit TV?

There’s big talk about Rabbit TV, the usb stick that delivers  TV, live streaming, movies and more.   Curious about any technology that is out there, I purchased one for $9.99 at a local drug store with a one year free … Continue reading

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Microsoft Surface – an asset to Information Technology

The Microsoft Surface Pro can be an asset to the Information Technology industry with its versatile ability to accept hardware and applications already in the industry. Microsoft Surface Pro with Microsoft GPS during wireless site surveys.     inSSIDer on … Continue reading

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Microsoft Joulemeter calibrates your portable battery

Want to calibrate your batter on your laptop?  Microsoft Joulemeter (.90 mb download) does just that. From Microsoft Research: “Joulemeter is a software tool that estimates the power consumption of your computer. It tracks computer resources, such as CPU utilization and … Continue reading

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