Tag: situations

NETGEAR wi-fi extender can fix that dead Internet zone

I think everyone has run into a situation where the Wi-Fi in their home just doesn’t reach all the corners. You find situations where you got dead spots or the Wi-Fi signals not strong enough and you’re not able to get a satisfactory connection to the Internet. Internet Wi-Fi routers typically advertise that the signals are …

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Preparing for Cyber Monday

It’s been a tough time for everyone with the economy being so bad this past year, but if you are searching for a silver lining, notice the sales numbers from this season. It’s been reported that sales are up 20+% this year for black Friday sales. This is naturally going to translate into higher Cyber …

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Creating a new website account— check the EULA for ‘perfect security’

There was an article that surfaced last week on Ars Technica that talked about the breach of security from Sony; the Sony PlayStation network last year. What’s happening there is amazing. Basically, the ruling is that Sony is not liable for damages because they didn’t promise ‘perfect security’. I think this sets a dangerous precedent …

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Movie Review: Batman – The Dark Knight Rises

I’m sure when people are looking back on how to make a masterpiece film from a comic book super hero, the Batman series from Christopher Nolan is going to be anyone’s first thought. There’s three movies to this Batman series, and the first two were just incredible and it so rare that a series of …

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AutoHotKey: Tracking Packages Quick

Do you run in to situations on a regular basis where you have to track packages, update customers and make sure equipment arrives on time? And does your company have an antiquated system to handle those types of situations? If you said yes to those, you might like this… AutoHotKey continues to be one of …

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‘Cloud’ Storage and my 3 concerns

For the past couple of years everything ‘new’ has been about the development of the ‘cloud’. The new operating systems from Apple and Microsoft are going to integrate cloud storage as a primary function to the operating system. I understand the function that cloud storage can provide, but my overall opinion of cloud storage is …

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Review: Battleship [2012] — Just sad.

This past weekend, I went to the movie theater to watch Battleship. It wasn’t a movie that I really wanted to go see, it was something that my wife thought would be interesting to watch, and pretty much anything with big guns, explosions and aliens is going to draw the interest of my son. Based …

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Review: ShareMouse

At certain points in situations in dealing with IT issues or being in an IT department you quickly understand how important it is to be able to get information from point A to point B in the most conveniently possible. Most IT departments are very well-versed in the usefulness of what a KVM is; it’s …

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PaperPort 14 batch scanning and my suggestion for it…

A couple of weeks ago, I was in the process of scanning a bunch of documents and I realized how much work I was doing in scanning in lots and lots of documents. Doc imaging needs to be easier. In another post I talked about scanning documents in to the system; the importing of these …

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Useful tools: FileMenu Tools

Windows Explorer lacks a lot to be talked about; even with the latest version of Windows. In everyday use of Windows Explorer I find situations where the base model just doesn’t cut it, and honestly I don’t understand why the version of Windows Explorer has been the way it has… there’s so much room for …

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