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August 15, 2012  9:03 AM

5 Tech Quotes… to Make You Laugh



Posted by: Joshua Wood
Microsoft Windows, Quotes

Hi all, A new feature for the 15th of every month… 5 tech quotes on varying topics. Here’s the first batch. Quotes that will make you laugh. 1. If computers get too powerful, we can organize them into committees. That'll do them in. – Unknown 2. If Bill Gates had a dime for every...

July 30, 2012  11:39 PM

Cheap, Cool, Crazy



Posted by: Joshua Wood
Microsoft Windows

Hi all, We all love geekery. It is those cheap toys that are cool than can drive others crazy. Well, there is one video blog that has taken that to heart. IGN’s cheap, cool, crazy with Naomi Kyle takes three products each week. One from each of the categories and presents them to the geek...


July 30, 2012  11:31 PM

Google – Free Internet



Posted by: Joshua Wood
Microsoft Windows

Hi all, Google, the big bad ISP that gives away Internet (minus the setup fee). Wait, they give away Internet, yes they do. In Kansas city you can get internet for life for a one time construction feel of $300.00 USD. Check out the link below for the pricing info. You can get gig fiber Internet...


July 30, 2012  11:18 PM

Cisco NetFlow – Router



Posted by: Joshua Wood
Microsoft Windows

Hi all, NetFlow collection is great. The NetFlow protocol allows for collection of layer 3 data that flows through a port. Source IP, destination IP, source port and destination port are some of the things that you can collect with NetFlow. Below is a basic configuration that can be used with a...


July 30, 2012  11:08 PM

FaceBook Stock Price



Posted by: Joshua Wood
Microsoft Windows

Hi all, FaceBook stock prices have taken a tumble. Does that really matter to you or me, well probably not. Not unless you have invested into the social media giant at least. Stock prices vary from month-to-month, day-to-day and minute-to-minute. All of that variance making it into the news...


July 29, 2012  1:40 PM

BlackBerry No Longer in Top 5



Posted by: Joshua Wood
BlackBerry, iphone, Microsoft Windows

Hi all, My wife and I were recently at a wine and food pairing event. At our table, when everyone pulled out their phone over the course of the evening, there was only one type of phone at our table: the iPhone. I can’t help but recall that a few years back, the smartphone you’d see...


June 30, 2012  7:43 PM

How to Prefer Wired Connections on Windows 7



Posted by: Joshua Wood
Microsoft Windows

Hi all, A friend recently was very frustrated about wired/wireless options on her laptop. She has a hard network connection at her home office, but also uses the laptop elsewhere in the house. What she was doing was just using wireless wherever she was (including her desk) and never plugging in....


June 30, 2012  3:06 PM

Tablet Competition



Posted by: Joshua Wood
Microsoft Windows

Hi all, in the last few weeks there have been announcements by Microsoft and Google that they are making their own versions of tablets. This creates a situation of confusion for consumers because the average person doesn’t have the time to sort through all of the pros and cons to know which...


June 30, 2012  2:09 PM

Internet Explained



Posted by: Joshua Wood
Microsoft Windows

Hi all, my friends and family ask me what I do for a job from time to time. It is hard to explain because there really isn’t a single analogy that explains it. Below is a link to a video that lays out the Internet, routing and webpages in a really basic sense. It might be just the information...


June 28, 2012  7:22 PM

Cisco Virtual Router for Training



Posted by: Joshua Wood
Microsoft Windows

Hi all, if you have studied for any certification you know the value of having some hands on experience with any product that you are working on. The benefits of sometime at the keyboard is pretty high. For most products virtualization was a huge benefit allowing you to setup reasonably large labs...


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