Social Boundaries on the Web

I have Degraggler installed on my hard drive and defragmented it as you said. After I clicked on C: and then is no health tab like the one used. I download my copy 7-11-11. Is there a newer version that… Continue reading

Virtual Reality with a Smart Phone

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We demonstrate how to use your SmartPhone for Virtual Reality. With the extremely high pixel counts of new phone screens Smart Phones work amazingly well for VR when you mount ten in a headset, but there is still… Continue reading

Inateck PCIe USB 3.0 Card KT4007 Review

Inateck sent me their PCIe USB 3.0 card a couple of weeks ago to do a review on and frankly when I received it I wasn’t really sure what to do with it.  In 2014 USB expansion cards seem a… Continue reading

$350 for an Apple Watch Makes Sense

Whenever Apple comes out with a product the first thing the haters glom on to is the price.  “THAT PRICE IS REDICULOUS!!!! You can get a______ for half that.  Anyone willing to spend that kind of money is just a… Continue reading

YouTube Videos into WordPress Posts Automatically

Today’s Topic:

Many people think that they don’t need a website if their YouTube Channel is successful, but having your own website allows you to sell more ad space, and if youTube ever deletes your channel you have another outlet.… Continue reading

The Problem with the Apple Watch

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Smart watches have a fundamental problem that may not be easy to overcome.  The reality that many of the gadget creators seem to have missed is that many folks have been happy to give up their watches, and some of… Continue reading

Planning on Buying the iPhone 6 Plus

I have loved many different vendor’s smart phones over the years.  When I was a consultant I thought the Motorola Q with Windows Mobile was the phone to beat.  I then went to the iPhone 3GS and 4.  After a… Continue reading

Hyper V Replication and Failover

 

Today’s Topic:
We discuss Hyper V Replication and failover and the benefits and dangers of using it. Hyper V Replication and Failover is demonstrated on Windows Server 2012 R2 with 2 servers.

The biggest issue with Hyper V Replication… Continue reading

Hyper V Backup with Altaro

Altaro Hyper V backup allows you to easily backup all of the virtual machines running on your Hyper V Server. Backups can be scheduled individually per virtual machine and can be stored local or remote.

With the Seed functionality you… Continue reading

Drobo BeyondRAID for Large File Storage

Today’s Topic:

Drobo Storage Arrays allow you to easily maintain and grow your data storage using BeyondRAID. This technology acts as a type of automatic RAID. You don’t have to manually do anything other than swap out a drive if… Continue reading

Test WordPress Plugin Speed

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Today’s Topic:
WordPress Plugins can dramatically slow down set load times. Many times they are either poorly written, or were installed and forgotten about. The P3 Profiler Plugin can show you how long it takes… Continue reading

Build a Web Proxy Server

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Web Proxy Servers allow you to to bypass web filters and be able to access content that you could not otherwise. It is also an easy way to protect your privacy from website… Continue reading

AdBlock Plus to Block Ads on Webpages

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AdBlock Plus can be used to block advertisements from being displayed in your web browser. Beyond this basic functionality it also allows you to program very specific filters, and even simply block segments… Continue reading

Hyper V Task Manager from Veeam

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Today’s Topic:
We demonstrate Hyper V task manager from Veeam that shows you the resource utilization from both your Host and your VM’s. By seeing the usage on one screen you can better determine which… Continue reading

Introduction to Hyper V

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We teach you how to setup Hyper V for Virtulization on Windows Server R2 and explain some of the tasks that are easy to miss.

Install Hyper V:
-Server Manager
-Manage
-Add Roles… Continue reading

Block Website Tracking with Ghostery

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Ghosterly shows you all the tracking scripts that websites you visit target against you. You are able to individually block scripts and see which ones are running in real time.

Ghosterly requires more… Continue reading

Introduction to CDN (Content Delivery Networks)

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Today’s Topic:
We discuss what CDN’s are and why they may or may not be useful to you. Generally speaking they are easier to setup than most people think, but also less useful.

The big… Continue reading

All in One PC’s Finally Makes Sense #IntelAIO

For a long time All in One PC’s were a bit of a disappointing dream.  The idea was cool, but the implementation was horrid.  You ended up with beautiful computers that were about as computationally useful as paperweights.… Continue reading

SendGrid for SMTP Relay

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Today’s Topic:
We demonstrate SendGrid and explain why you would use it for SMTP Relay for your servers or web apps. With SendGrids infrastructure you can get nuanced metrics of your email recipients similar to… Continue reading

IP Blacklisting (Banning) Automatically in WordPress

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WordPress has become a target for hackers in it’s own right and dealing with Brute Force Attacks can be a pain. By adding a plugin or script to automatically determine Brute Force Attacks… Continue reading

Introduction to SMTP Relay for Servers

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We discuss what SMTP Relay is and why it’s an important tool if you are going to be running servers that need to send emails. SMTP Relays allow you to easily send email… Continue reading

CometChat for WordPress

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Today’s Topic:
We demonstrate CometChat for adding chat functionality to your WordPress site. beyond simple chat functionality it allows you to share files, share your desktop, do voice/ video chat and much more. It is… Continue reading

BBPress for WordPress

Today’s Topic:
We demonstrate BBPress for adding a discussion board to your WordPress site and explain what it can, and can’t do. It is highly suggested that you instal BuddyPress before you setup BBPress.

For more information: http://www.BBPress.org

Today’s Review:… Continue reading

Weekly Debrief – Dollar Shave Club Tries to Buy a Review

We talk about what has been happening in the world of Eli the Computer Guy over the last week. We had our first Meetup that went well, and we we’re approached by Dollar Shave Club that did not.

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HP Chromebox Unboxing (CB1-014)

Today’s Topic:
We unbox the new HP Chromebox and explain why it seems it should be a good idea. There are some issues to be aware of in clouding “incompatible” keyboards.

Today’s Review:
We review the Tylt Energi 5K+: http://www.tylt.com… Continue reading

BuddyPress for WordPress

Today’s Topic:
We demonstrate how the BuddyPress plugin for WordPress turns your WordPress site into a social network.

BuddyPress allows WordPress users to create profiles, message each other, create friends and much more. Although BuddyPress is the core component used… Continue reading

Weekly Debrief – Welcome to the Hive Geek!

2 Hour Live Show…. Eli answers your questions and talks about the state of affairs of his business to show you how the real world of technology works.

********************* Tech Questions??? ********************
Spiceworks Community of IT professionals is the place… Continue reading

Trayless Hot Swap Hard Drive Rack from Icy Dock

Today’s Topic:
We demo the Trayless Hot Swap Hard Drive Rack from Icy Dockand explain why such a thing is an awesome tool for data recovery operations, and for when you want to terse out multiple operating systems on one… Continue reading

Google Tracking with Android Devices

Today’s Topic:
Did you know that your Android phone or device may already be sending back your current location to Google’s servers? Android Devices and Google Apps are setup to send this information and it can be viewed through their… Continue reading

Google Keep for Project Management

Today’s Topic:
We demo Google Keep as a way to manage small projects and show how you can use voice recognition on a Samsung Gear Live to add notes. Learn more at: http://keep.google.com

Today’s Review:
Gunnar Intercept Gaming Glasses make… Continue reading

Introduction to Internet DNS

Today’s Topic:
We discuss how to configure DNS for your website and web services.

Today’s Review:
We demo BoomPhones Pocket Pocket Speaker: http://www.BoomPhones.com

Email Questions to: FAQ@GeekBrainDump.com

********************* Tech Questions??? ********************
Spiceworks Community of IT professionals is the place to… Continue reading

How to Opt Out of Google Targeted Ads

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We talk about how to opt out of Google’s Interest Based Ads. Regardless of their intrusion on your privacy many times this type of targeted advertising is simply worthless and ironically shows you ads that you don’t care… Continue reading

Samsung Gear Live Unboxing

We unbox the Samsung Gear Live and show you what it’s like to use when it comes lout of the box. Hint… It’s not the easiest thing in the world…

********************* Tech Questions??? ********************
Spiceworks Community of IT professionals is… Continue reading

AirDog is an Auto-follow Drone for GoPro Camera.

We discuss the significance of drone projects such as Air Dog and why they are important for the future.

You can check out Air Dog here: http://www.airdog.com

********************* Tech Questions??? ********************
Spiceworks Community of IT professionals is the place to… Continue reading

How to Delete Your Facebook Account

We talk about how to permanently shut down your Facebook account for those people that cannot abide by face books unethical practices.

I have spent thousands of dollars and countless hours building my Eli the Computer Guy Facebook Page and… Continue reading

Facebook Experiments on Users and Crosses a Dangerous Line

Facebook thought it was a wise idea to experiment on their users to see if they could effect the emotions of the users through the content of their streams.

I explain why I think this is beyond unacceptable and why… Continue reading

Dissecting the Aereo Supreme Court Decision

In this show we will walk through the actual Supreme Court Opinion in the ABC vs. Aereo case.

When you read the 35 page opinion you get a very different idea of what it means, vs listening to what the… Continue reading

Android Wear Buying Advice

Now that Android Wear is a real thing the question is,”Should I buy one?”, and the answer is a RESOUNDING, “uhm… no… probably not…”

But for no better reason than I am a Geek I have ordered a new Samsung… Continue reading

Google I/O 2014 Keynote Review

We discuss the Google I/O Keynote address and why it is significant.

You can watch yourself here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wtLJPvx7-ys

********************* Tech Questions??? ********************
Spiceworks Community of IT professionals is the place to get your tech questions answered: http://goo.gl/75thj7

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Technically Plausible Explanation for Lois Lerner Lost Emails

“Never attribute to malice that which is adequately explained by stupidity” as they say.

With the scandal at the IRS unfolding it seems stupefying to believe that Lois Lerner’s emails could have simply vanished. Sadly if the IRS deals with… Continue reading

Fluke Networks OneTouch AT Network Assistant Handheld Tester Review

We demonstrate Fluke’s OneTouch AT Network Assistant Handheld Tester and explain why every field tech with a budget should have one.

This one test device can be configured to run numerous different specific network test routines. Beyond that you can… Continue reading

Amazon FireFly on Fire Phone will Destroy Brick and Mortar Retail

Amazon FireFly literally makes shopping and effortless experience. In a busy world you can simply scan items you want to buy and have them shipped to you with a few clicks.

Although FireFly may look like a gimmick now in… Continue reading

Amazon Fire Phone is a Game Changer for Everyone

Amazon has just debuted their new smartphone called the Fire Phone and it is a far more significant event than a simple gadget unveiling.

The Fire Phone now means Amazon has a 24/7 always on connection through all levels of… Continue reading

Send Mass Email Newsletters from WordPress with MailPoet Plugin

Instead of using a service to send mass emails you can use your WordPress site to do it with the MailPoet plugin. This simple to use plugin works well, and the free version does everything 99% of what a small… Continue reading

Real Time Backup of Your WordPress Site with VaultPress

Backups are always a half forgotten mess in the IT world, and backups of WordPress sites are even worse. Most solutions require administrator actions that only sporadically actually happen.

VaultPress from Automattic, the creators of Wordpress, gives you a Real… Continue reading

Google Double Click for Publishers Introduction

The most profitable to earn money from ad revenue on your website is to sell your own ads directly to sponsors. We have been doing this for over a year on EliTheComputerGuy.com and are now setting GeekBrainDump.com up to allow… Continue reading

The Importance of OPM (Other People’s Money) for a Startup

Bootstrapping a startup is the best way fro most founders to get off of the ground, and at the end of the day many times it offers the best outcomes.

With this in mind we’ll talk about why you would… Continue reading

Coworking Spaces Benefits and Drawbacks for Startups (ETC Beehive in Baltimore)

Coworking spaces are a “hot” concept in the startup world, and they seem to be popping up everywhere. We’ll talk about what they are, how you use them and why they may, or may not, be a good idea for… Continue reading

Self Promotion for Your Startup

Why should anyone have faith in you if you are too insecure to have faith in yourself? Self promotion is a vital component for any success and we will discuss basic techniques for selling yourself.

********************* Tech Questions??? ********************
Spiceworks… Continue reading

Dealing with Scalability of your Startup/ Tech Business

When folks start their Startups they always they spend countless nights worrying about they’re project failing. Ironically the problem that founders don’t take seriously enough is what happens if your venture is exponentially more popular than you expected.

Can your… Continue reading

Gaining Traction for Your Startup to Optimize Future Profit

“Traction” is a buzzword that is thrown around a lot in the modern world of tech business and many times is used to falsely measure the success of a venture.

We will talk about what traction is, why it’s important,… Continue reading

Monitor Your Webserver and Website Performance with Pingdom.com

Pingdom.com offers services to monitor the performance of your web server and websites so that you know what experience your visitors are receiving.

Not only can you see how long your site loads, but you can also see your real… Continue reading

Question and Answer Day

Today will be devoted to questions and answers. After 5 days of now sleep and horrible allergies I can’t keep my thoughts focused enough for a 30 minute monologue.

********************* Tech Questions??? ********************
Spiceworks Community of IT professionals is the… Continue reading

Find a CoFounder for Your Startup with CoFounderLab

CoFounderLab is a match making service to link people who are interested in creating startup companies together. They have an online platform for you to perform research on other members and reach out to them, and they also hold in… Continue reading

Apple WWDC Keynote Review (World Wide Developer Conference)

We talk about Apple’s WWDC Keynote and what it means for the tech industry.

********************* Tech Questions??? ********************
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Any… Continue reading

Social Network Marketing with BufferApp and ShareThis

We talk about how to promote your web content so that it is seen and promoted on social networks. BufferApp allows you to schedule social networking posts to maximize effectiveness of posts. ShareThis adds social networking share buttons to your… Continue reading

Unity Shell on Ubuntu Introduction

We demonstrate the Ubuntu’s Unity Shell and explain the benefits and drawbacks to it.

********************* Tech Questions??? ********************
Spiceworks Community of IT professionals is the place to get your tech questions answered: http://goo.gl/75thj7

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Any… Continue reading

Easily Rip and Wirelessly Transfer Videos to Your Mobile Device with Wondershare AllMyTube

We show you how to use Wondershare’s new AllMyTube app to easily rip online videos and then easily transfer them wirelessly to your Android or iOS device so you can watch them offline.

You can find out more about AllMyTube… Continue reading

Troubleshoot Website Connectivity Issues with ViewDNS.info

We talk about how to troubleshoot issues with your website using ViewDNS.info. It is a site that has numerous troubleshooting tools provided in an easy to understand, web based format.

********************* Tech Questions??? ********************
Spiceworks Community of IT professionals is… Continue reading

Salman Khan Keynote and Final Thoughts from Cisco Live

We talk about Salman Khan’s keynote address and the take aways from this years Cisco Live.

********************* Tech Questions??? ********************
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Day 2 as a Booth Babe for Plixer at Cisco Live

I talk about the second day working at the Plixer Booth at Cisco Live and some of the lessons learned.

********************* Tech Questions??? ********************
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Being a Booth Babe at Cisco Live Plixer Booth

I talk about the first day of being a “booth babe” at the Plixer Booth during Cisco Live. There are some interesting insights into running a booth at a world class event and what you should think about if you… Continue reading

What to Expect at Cisco Live

I will be a “Booth Babe” at the Plixer Booth giving out free plastic swords to promote their Netflow software during the show.

Cisco Live is currently the premiere Tech Event to attend for IT professionals. With an estimated 30K… Continue reading

Does Facebook Advertising Work?

We talk about the results of our $500 ad campaign that we ran a few days ago, and about the overall results of our Facebook Advertising spends over the past couple of years.

We compare Facebook to Google AdWords and… Continue reading

Wireless Bridges to Extend Local Networks

We talk about using wireless bridges to extend your LAN from one area to another.

We go over what type of equipment you need to buy and what types of antennas you should consider when creating a bridge.

********************* Tech… Continue reading

How to Build a Computer Lab for Testing

Learn about what is required to build a computer lab to do testing to learn how to use systems and to train for certifications.

We discuss networking issues such as using DMZ’s and Wireless Bridges and network Segmentation.

Also, we… Continue reading

Setting up a Facebook Advertising Campaign

Today we talk about how to use Facebook for Paid Advertising, how it works (As of May 6, 2014), and why you might choose to use it.

We demonstrate how to create a campaign and what settings you should consider… Continue reading

Run Windows Software Seamlessly on Mac OS X with VMware Fusion

Today’s Topic:
We demonstrate how to run Windows Software on Mac OS X and have it be as easy to use as native OS X applications.

VMWare Fusion incorporates a “Unity” view that allows you to open individual Windows Apps… Continue reading

SanDisk Pushes SAS 4TB SSD Drives Into the Data Center

Today’s Topic:
We talk about SanDisk pushing 4TB SSD into the data center and why SSD is cheaper than platter based hard drives.

********************* Tech Questions??? ********************
Spiceworks Community of IT professionals is the place to get your tech questions… Continue reading

Internet Explorer Security Flaw – What Can You Do About It?

Today’s Topic:
We talk about the latest flaw in Internet Explorer that compromises the security of versions 6-11 and what can be done to mitigate the risk. (Other than migrate to Linux)

********************* Tech Questions??? ********************
Spiceworks Community of IT… Continue reading

Mac Pro Unboxing and First Impressions

Today’s Topic:
We unbox a brand new Mac Pro and explain why someone should, or should not, buy one.

********************* Tech Questions??? ********************
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Gaming on the Amazon FireTV Hands on Review

Today’s Topic:
We demonstrate the Amazon FireTV Game Controller and show what playing games is like on the FireTV.

********************* Tech Questions??? ********************
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FCC Open Internet Rules Don’t Inspire Confidence for Net Neutrality

Today’s Topic:
We talk about FCC’s new Open Internet Rules and why they don’t seem to be very protective of Net Neutrality in the real world.

********************* Tech Questions??? ********************
Spiceworks Community of IT professionals is the place to get… Continue reading

Should I Buy a Mac Pro?

Today’s Topic:
We talk about whether or not it is worthwhile for you to buy a Mac Pro and why we have ordered one.

********************* Tech Questions??? ********************
Spiceworks Community of IT professionals is the place to get your tech… Continue reading

Android as a Desktop Computer to Replace Windows (Unboxing a MiiPC)

Today’s Topic:
We talk about Android Systems as whether they can be used as a Windows PC replacement for the Desktop environment as we unbox a new MiiPC. ( http://www.miipc.com )

********************* Tech Questions??? ********************
Spiceworks Community of IT professionals… Continue reading

What are Google Preferred Channels on YouTube (Attempt 3)

Today’s Topic:
We talk about YouTube’s new Google Preferred Channels and why they are important for those that are selected and the Youtube ecosystem as a whole.

********************* Tech Questions??? ********************
Spiceworks Community of IT professionals is the place to… Continue reading

Office 365 for iPad Hands on Review (Very Good, But Expensive)

Today’s Topic:
We demonstrate Office 365 for the iPad.

********************* Tech Questions??? ********************
Spiceworks Community of IT professionals is the place to get your tech questions answered: http://goo.gl/75thj7

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TotalSem – A+, Net+, Security+ Books… Continue reading

Samsung Galaxy S5 Hands on Review (An Iterative Change from the S4)

Today’s Topic:
We demonstrate the new Samsung Galaxy S5 and show why its a very good smart phone, but that it does not seem much different than the S4.

********************* Tech Questions??? ********************
Spiceworks Community of IT professionals is the… Continue reading

How to Migrate a WordPress Website

Today’s Topic:
We talk about migrating a WordPress website and some of the MySQL issues you may run into.

********************* Tech Questions??? ********************
Spiceworks Community of IT professionals is the place to get your tech questions answered: http://goo.gl/75thj7

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1and1.com Dedicated Servers Review (I Left Because Their Support Sucks)

Today’s Topic:
We talk about the migration of EliTheComputerGuy.com off of a 1and1.com’s dedicated server because support was so poor.

********************* Tech Questions??? ********************
Spiceworks Community of IT professionals is the place to get your tech questions answered: http://goo.gl/75thj7

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Heartbleed Bug in OpenSSL Proves You Shouldn’t Trust the Security of the Internet

Today’s Topic:
We discuss what the HeartBleed Bug is and why it proves nothing on the Internet is ever safe.

********************* Tech Questions??? ********************
Spiceworks Community of IT professionals is the place to get your tech questions answered: http://goo.gl/75thj7

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iPad Mini with Retina Display Unboxing

Today’s Topic:
We unbox a new iPad Mini with Retina Display and explain the reasons for buying one.

********************* Tech Questions??? ********************
Spiceworks Community of IT professionals is the place to get your tech questions answered: http://goo.gl/75thj7

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Windows XP End of Life is Finally Here… Sort Of… (Take 2)

PLEASE READ!!! YouTube Mucked up this recording. Please go to this link to see the 2 hour redo: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R6-81XVN3Yc&feature=share

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Today’s Topic:
We have finally come to the end of support for Windows XP, but that does not necessarily mean… Continue reading

Amazon FireTV Unboxing – Daily Blob – April 7, 2014

Today’s Topic:
We unbox a brand new Amazon FireTV and see if it’s as “easy” to use as Amazon claims.

********************* Tech Questions??? ********************
Spiceworks Community of IT professionals is the place to get your tech questions answered: http://goo.gl/75thj7

***************… Continue reading

Lessons Learned from InterOp 2014 – Daily Blob – April 4, 2014

Today’s Topic:
We talk about the take aways from this years InterOp.

********************* Tech Questions??? ********************
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Booth Crawl at InterOp 2014 – Daily Blob – April 3, 2014

Today’s Topic:
We visit a number of booths at InterOp 2014 expo and show off some interesting technology.

********************* Tech Questions??? ********************
Spiceworks Community of IT professionals is the place to get your tech questions answered: http://goo.gl/75thj7

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Public Cloud is the Future of IT from InterOP 2014 – Daily Blob – April 2, 2014

Today’s Topic:
We talk about what was learned at InterOp 2014 today and why the Public Cloud will conquer IT.

********************* Tech Questions??? ********************
Spiceworks Community of IT professionals is the place to get your tech questions answered: http://goo.gl/75thj7

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802.11ac and Mobile Notes at InterOp 2014 – Daily Blob – April 1, 2014

Today’s Topic:
We talk about the seminars on 802.11ac and Mobile networking at InterOP 2014.

********************* Tech Questions??? ********************
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InterOp 2014 Flash and Cloud Storage in the Enterprise – Daily Blob – March 31, 2014

Today’s Topic:
Eli talks about the first day of InterOp 2014 and what was learned during the first day of seminars.

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B and B Electronics –… Continue reading

InterOp 2014 Preview – Daily Blob – March 30, 2014

Today’s Topic:
Eli has arrived in Las Vegas for InterOp 2014. He talks about why he is attending and what to expect.

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Altaro – Free HyperV Backup Software – http://goo.gl/K8SzFN

B and B Electronics… Continue reading

Facebook Buys Oculus Rift to Escape Reality – Daily Blob – March 28, 2014

Today’s Topic:
We talk about Facebook buying Oculus Rift for its VR technology and why it seems an odd decision.

********************* Tech Questions??? ********************
Spiceworks Community of IT professionals is the place to get your tech questions answered: http://goo.gl/OHCL3o

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Telepresence Introduction with MantaroBot – Daily Blob – March 27, 2014

Today’s Topic:
We demonstrate the MantaroBot Telepresence unit to explain the concepts of Telepresence and what to look for when purchasing a system: http://goo.gl/4JVrlA

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Eli the Computer Guy at Spiceworks Intro

Watch my Spiceworks IT Ambush here: http://goo.gl/Gl6VtD

Spiceworks HQ Trip Lessons Learned – Daily Blob – March 24, 2014

Today’s Topic:
Eli talks about his trip to Spiceworks HQ last week, and what his take aways were from it.

Today’s Review:
PlugBug USB Charger from Twelve South: http://goo.gl/9BCLew

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Interview with VP of Products at Spiceworks Tabrez Syed – Daily Blob – March 21, 2014

Today’s Topic:
We talk with Tabrez about being employee number 1 of a startup company and about his focus on the Spiceworks Community.

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Interview with Spiceworks CTO Francis Sullivan – Daily Blob – March 20, 2014

Today’s Topic:
We talk with Francis Sullivan about what it takes to be a CTO and their Mobile Device Management Software.

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Altaro – Free HyperV Backup Software – http://goo.gl/K8SzFN

B and B Electronics –… Continue reading

Tech Recruiting at Spiceworks – Daily Blob – March 19, 2014

Today’s Topic:
We talk with head of recruiting and head of IT at Spiceworks about their recruiting methods.

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Altaro – Free HyperV Backup Software – http://goo.gl/K8SzFN

B and B Electronics – FREE White Paper… Continue reading

Interview with Greg Kattawar CoFounder and VP of Development of Spiceworks – March 18, 2014

Today’s Topic:
We interview Greg Kattawar and ask what is required to build and grow the technology component of Spiceworks.

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B and B Electronics – FREE… Continue reading

Interview with Scott Abel CEO and CoFounder of Spiceworks

Today’s Topic:
We interview Scott Abel who is CEO and CoFounder of Spiceworks. Spiceworks recently closed $57 Million in Series E funding, has 250 employees and is a highly regarded resource for IT professionals.

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Test Before Week at Spiceworks HQ – Daily Blob – Mar 16, 2014

Today’s Topic:
Testing out the equipment before the big week…

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Fluke LinkSprinter Network Tester Review – Daily Blob – March 14, 2014

Today’s Topic:
We demonstrate Fluke’s brand new LinkSprinter pocket sized network tester: http://goo.gl/AMFXj2

(Eli personally believes every tech should have one of these in their bag)

Today’s Review:
LinearFlux Lithium Card HyperCharger for SmartPhones: http://goo.gl/GtFzL8

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Secret Has an Odd Take on Edward Snowden’s Advice – Daily Blob – March 12, 2014

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Edward Snowden SXSW Speech Thoughts – Daily Blob – March 11, 2014

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oDesk and the Hidden Dangers of Freelancer Platforms – Daily Blob – March 10, 2014

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Interview with Tech Staffing Manager for Experis (Jason Hogan) – Daily Blob

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Fujitsu ScanSnap ix500 for Scanning with Mobile Devices – Daily Blob – March 6, 2014

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Apple CarPlay Turns Your Luxury Car into a Disposable Consumer Electronic – March 5, 2014

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Windows 8.1 for FREE is Still Too Expensive – Daily Blob – March 4, 2014

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LinkedIn and Spiceworks Profiles are the Modern Resume – Daily Blob – March 3, 2014

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Sharp PN-K321 4K Monitor from Apple Unboxing – Daily Blob – Feb 28, 2014

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4K Monitor Buying Advice – Daily Blob – Feb 27, 2014

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Did Facebook Buy WhatsApp Because They Are Out of Ideas? Daily Blob – Feb 21, 2014

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We discuss Facebooks purchase of WhatsApp and why it is concerning on many fronts.

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Build a Mediacenter PC – Daily Blob – Feb 20, 2014

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We talk about creating PC’s devoted for Media Consumption.

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Interview with Founder of LegalLogs.com Chris Kennedy – Daily Blob – Feb 19, 2014

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We interview Chris Kennedy who is a co founder of LegalLogs.com. We discuss what it took to launch a web based company and how it has grown: http://goo.gl/nwjHnL

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Should I attend SXSW (South by Southwest) – Daily Blob – Feb 18, 2014

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We talk about whether or not it’s worthwhile to attend SXSW as a tech company owner/ Start up Founder: http://goo.gl/QBsWSg

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Intel NUC (Next Unit of Computing) Unboxing – Daily Blob – Feb, 17, 2014

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Patreon Platform Helps Fund Creative Ventures – Daily Blob – Feb 17, 2014

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Google Glass Unboxing – Daily Blob – Feb 13, 2014

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Launching GeekBrainDump.com – “Bleacher Report” for Geeks – Daily Blob – Feb 12, 2014

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Digital Ocean SSD Cloud Hosting Review – Daily Blob – Feb 11, 2014

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2014 Career Advice from IT Pro’s in Spiceworks Community – Daily Blob – Feb 10, 2014

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QNAP TurboNAS TS-470 Hands on Review – Daily Blob – Feb 4, 2014

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We review the QNAP TurboNAS TS-470 which is a powerful and easy to use server for Small Business Environments. For more information on it: http://goo.gl/aK8TpK

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Pebble Smart Watch Review – Daily Blob – Feb 3, 2014

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New Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Doesn’t Inspire Confidence – Daily Blob – Jan 31, 2013

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Satya Nadella is reported to be picked as Microsoft’s next CEO. We discuss why this makes Eli sad.

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Interview with Network Security Recruiter (Tenable Network Security) – Daily Blob – Jan 30, 2014

Today’s Topic:
We interview Matt Duren who is a Technical Recruiter for Tenable Network Security about what is required to get hired and move ahead i your IT career.

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New Top Level Domains Are Fools Gold – Daily Blob – Jan 29, 2014

Today’s Topic:
We discuss the ramifications of ICANN releasing new Top Level Domain Names and why it most likely doesn’t really matter that they exist.

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Uber Takes Platform As A Service (PAAS) to The Physical World – Daily Blob – Jan 28, 2014

Today’s Topic:
We discuss the concept of PAAS in relation to the physical world and how Uber may offer a practical solution to the concept of the “Matternet”

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Uber Growth “Hacks” Competitor Gett – Hacking Goes Beyond the Box – Daily Blob – Jan 27, 2014

Today’s Topic:
We discuss the real world ramifications of Uber’s recent “hack” against competitor Gett, and why the future of hacking may include scabies.

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KGUARD Aurora Series Surveillance System Review – Daily Blob – Jan 24, 2014

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Hacking the Internet of Things – Daily Blob – Jan 23, 2014

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Supporting Windows XP Past April 8th 2014 Daily Blob – Jan 22, 2014

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Windows XP End of Support (Time to get the pillow) – Daily Blob – Jan 21, 2014

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Today we talk about what “End of Support” means for Windows XP and why you should migrate off of it sooner rather then later.

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Interview with Brian Singer CEO of Foxtrot Media – Daily Blob – Jan 20, 2014

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Google Contact Lens and the Current State of Wearable Tech – Daily Blob – Jan 17, 2014

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Google Buys Nest to Own Your Life – Daily Blob – Jan 16, 2014

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Death of Network Neutrality? – Daily Blob – Jan 15, 2014

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We talk about the concept of “Network Neutrality” what it’s history is and why its relevant today.

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Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Edition Review – Button Placement is a Deal Killer

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Telepresence and Drones at CES 2014 – Daily Blob – Jan 14, 2014

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Facebook’s Decline in a Single Screen Shot

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CES 2014 Lessons Learned – Daily Blob – Jan 13, 2014

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CES Requires A LOT of Walking

Being that I was at CES, and this is the year of the Wearable’s Revolution it seems fitting that my Samsung Galaxy S4 kept track of how much I walked over the 4 days I was there.  It is almost… Continue reading

CES 2014 Day 0 Wrap Up – Daily Blob – Jan 6, 2014

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Why I’m Going to CES 2014

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Introduction to Access Control with ZK Access Demo Kit – Daily Blob – Jan 3, 2014

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Eli the Computer Guy Plan for 2014 – Daily Blob – Jan 2, 2014

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Spiceworks Profiles are Better Than a Resume for IT Geeks – Daily Blob – Dec 23, 2013

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Finding Sponsors for Your YouTube Channel / Web Content – Daily Blob – Dec 20, 2013

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All in One PC’s Make Great Computers for the Kitchen – #IntelAIO

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3D Printing Pop Up Shop in Baltimore – Bmore 3D – Daily Blob – Dec 19, 2013

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Mac Pro is a Bargain to the Right Type of Person – Daily Blob – Dec 18, 2013

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SteamOS is a Pain to Install – Daily Blob – Dec 17, 2013

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Google+ Spam is a Bad Marketing Strategy – Daily Blob – Dec 16, 2013

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Interview with Andrew Zaleski Tech Writer for Technical.ly Baltimore – Daily Blob – Dec 13, 2013

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YouTube Copyright Claims Against Gamers is Going to Hurt Everyone – Daily Blob – Dec 12, 2013

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Interview with Ed Mullin Executive Director of Baltimore Robotics Center – Daily Blob – Dec 11, 2013

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Buying YouTube Subscribers, Page Views and Success Doesn’t Work – Daily Blob – Dec 10, 2013

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Linux in the Real World of IT – Daily Blob – Dec 9, 2013

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What Microsoft Certification Should You Get – Daily Blob – Dec 6, 2013

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Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom Hands on Review

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Google Chrome Apps will Make the OS Irrelevant – Daily Blob – Dec 5, 2013

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Scroogled Campaign is Bad for Microsoft – Daily Blob – Dec 4, 2013

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Amazon Drones Are Designed to Keep Stock Price Soaring – Daily Blob – Dec 3, 2013

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Filtering Words and Users on YouTube – Daily Blob – Nov 25, 2013

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Interview with Ron Schmelzer Founder of Baltimore Tech Breakfast – Daily Blob – Nov 22, 2013

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What Ethical Hacker Certifications are There?

If you have been thinking about becoming an ethical hacker, you would not be alone. Within the information technology sector, the ethical hacking industry is growing at an astounding rate. As more and more businesses maintain an online presence these… Continue reading

Who Should Become an Ethical Hacker?

To become an ethical hacker, you have to be good at what you do. More than good actually, you need to have a good understanding of everything that goes in and comes out of a computer system; from the software… Continue reading

Should You Attend CES? – Daily Blob – Nov 19, 2013

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UnSystem’s DarkWallet Project Uses Indiegogo to Bring BitCoins to Chrome and Firefox

Combine Orwelling surveillance by the NSA and Congressional sanctions seizing bank accounts of their enemies with a social network of ideological open-source digital-gurus and you get a living world-wide human conscience transcending known hierarchies empowering individuals everywhere. The unSystem is… Continue reading

Tin Can App on Google Play Creates a Virtual Internet

Developer Mark Katakowski wanted a social network app that worked even when the internet or even cell service is not working. TinCan app now available on Google Play allows phones in close proximity to each other to relay messages via… Continue reading

What is an Ethical Hacker?

The term ‘ethical hacker’ might sound like a contradiction of ideas but you may be surprised to learn that there are actually very good (and legal!) reasons to employ a hacker. An ethical hacker is a computer and network expert… Continue reading

Ethical Hacking – What is the EC Council?

The International Council of Electronic Commerce Consultants (EC-Council) is a member-supported professional organization. The purpose of the EC-Council is to support and enhance the role of individuals and organizations who design, create, manage or market Security and E-Business solutions. The… Continue reading

A Rough Lesson in the New York Times Rule… – Daily Blob – Nov 18, 2013

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Ouya Game Console Offers 500 Free-to-play Games and Counting

In July 2012, Julie Uhrman of Boxer8 led a Kickstarter campaign to build a new home video game console powered by the Android OS with an open developers kit and the requirement that every game should either be free to… Continue reading

Saudi Arabia’s General Intelligence Agency Overview

In Saudi Arabia, the General Intelligence Agency is responsible for surveillance and intelligence actions and was formed in 1957. There are two Saudi Intelligence Agencies working for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Their names are the Saudi General Intelligence Presidency… Continue reading

Solid Concepts Legally Makes a Gun With 3D Metal Printing

Texas gunsmith and 25-year old law student at the University of Texas, Austin, Cody Wilson describes himself as a crypto-anarchist. He is a 2nd Amendment card carrying conservative that feels strongly about defending civil liberties. Wilson also works for and… Continue reading

Israeli Intelligence Community Overview

Israel is a country with a highly complex group of intelligence agencies. Combined they are called the Israeli Intelligence Community and are responsible for intelligence collection, distribution and research. Individually, the major organizations within the IIC are called Mossad, Shabak,… Continue reading

Google+ May Be Able to Kill Facebook – Daily Blob – Nov 15, 2013

We talk about why Google+may not be at a place it can cause real damage to Facebook, and take your questions.

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Hands on Review of MacBook Pro with Retina Display

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France’s Intelligence Service is the DGSE

The DGSE is a state Service under the direct authority of the executive power and operates within a very strict legal framework. The DGSE’s activities, defined by the Political Authorities, are exclusively tasked to protect French interests. Its activities particularly… Continue reading

Germany’s Active Intelligence Gathering

By now we have all heard the words ‘wiretapping’ ‘Merkel’, ‘Germany’ and ‘Obama’. They are probably four of the most searched words in recent times. In one respect we can all see why Angela Merkel might be upset that her… Continue reading

A Short History of American Use of Drones

On May 1, 1960, F. Gary Powers was shot down flying the secret Lockheed U-2 aircraft through Soviet air space. Powers was a USAF pilot flying a mission for the CIA where a camera in the nose of the aircraft… Continue reading

Moments Lost Indiegogo Project Seeks to Bring Blade Runner Back to Life

Between the filming of Raiders of the Lost Ark and Return of the Jedi Harrison Ford starred in a 1982 dystopian science fiction thriller based on Philip K Dick’s novel Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? and now a cult… Continue reading

Amazon WorkSpaces Mean the Death of PC’s – Daily Blob – Nov 14, 2013

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Hövding Makes Invisible Bicycle Helmet With Airbag Technology

The very first rule listed by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration for bicycle safety is to wear a properly fitted bicycle helmet. Their slogan is “Protect your brain, save your life”. The most common reason riders give for not… Continue reading

Silk Road 2.0 May Be Impossible to Stop

The original Silk Road was a series of trade routes connecting the Mediterranean Sea with China. This 4000 mile route got its name from the lucrative Chinese silk trade that began in the Han Dynasty over 2000 years ago. The… Continue reading

India’s IB is Reputedly the Worlds Oldest Intelligence Agency

The Intelligence Bureau (IB) is India’s internal intelligence agency and reputedly the world’s oldest intelligence agency. It was recast as the Central Intelligence Bureau in 1947 under the Ministry of Home Affairs. The objective then was to monitor Russian troop… Continue reading

China’s Ministry of State Security Spies to Stop Government Overthrow

Everyone has watched a Chinese spy movie at one time or another. Deeply rooted in Communism, the idea that the government is spying on every thought and action of its citizens is not hard to imagine. China’s surveillance and information… Continue reading

Determining the Value of Web Content – Daily Blob – Nov 13, 2013

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TaskAnt for Web Based Team Task Management

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DarkMail Alliance Wants To Upgrade Gmail’s Security

After Texas based Lavabit was ordered to turn over its SSL private keys used to encrypt email, owner Ladar Levison decided it was better to just shutdown the whole enterprise. Levison shutdown his email service rather than let the US… Continue reading

Open-Source Bitmessage: A Decentralized Secure Protocol for Communication

All of the talk about protecting the privacy of emails lead to an idea published by Jonathan Warren who proposed an email system where messages are authenticated and delivered in the same way as Bitcoins. The experimental, decentralized digital currency… Continue reading

New Zealand’s GCSB Can Spy on Citizens and Pass the Information to NSA

Our New Zealand allies have their own national security agency that handles cyber intelligence. The Government Communication Security Bureau (GCSB) contributes to New Zealand’s national security by providing information assurance and cyber security, foreign intelligence, and assistance to other New… Continue reading

Australia’s ASD is More Secretive, and Less Restricted then the NSA

The Australian equivalent of the NSA is called the ASD, or Australian Signals Directorate (formerly the DSD). The ASD operates under the Australian Government’s Department of Defense, Intelligence and Security. Unlike most other countries, the ASD has a slogan: ‘Reveals… Continue reading

Realistic Alternatives to YouTube – Daily Blob – Nov 12, 2013

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Multibio 700 Biometric Access Control and Time Attendance Reader from ZK Technology Hands on Review

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Canada’s CSEC Helps NSA Decrypt Data

If you think that the US Government is the only government in North America to operate some kind of NSA program on their own people then think again. Canada’s national security agency is operating a domestic spying program that is… Continue reading

GCHQ and NSA Swap Intelligence to Circumvent Local Law

The National Security Agency (NSA) has been hammered by the press for the strategy it employs to gain information which potentially may be of use to them in thwarting terrorism or other illegal activities. We all know what the NSA… Continue reading

Field Trip to ZK Technology – Daily Blob – Nov 11, 2013

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Plair 2, NeoTV and Roku 3 are Alternatives to Google Chromecast

For those of you who have been asleep this past year, streaming TV and movies is a mainstay to main street America. For $35, you can add Google’s Chromecast HDMI streaming solution by just plugging in the Chromecast dongle not… Continue reading

Raspberry Pi Allows Anyone to Create Robots and Smart Devices

Ever think it would be fun to build your own smart robot, if only you had an electronics background, paid attention during Mr. Purcwell’s science class, or maybe just took a whole different direction in college? Ok, you do have… Continue reading

Daily Blob – Nov 8, 2013 – Comments about YouTube’s New Google+ Comments

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Authentic8 Silo to Share and Secure Web Apps

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Daily Blob – Nov 7, 2013 – BlackMagic ATEM Television Studio and Intensity Extreme on YouTube Live

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Intel, AMD and ARM Backstory

The portmanteau of “integrated electronics” serves as an apt name for the world’s largest semiconductor chip manufacturer, and doubly fitting for it’s trademark Intel Inside. In 1978 Intel released a 16-bit microprocessor called the iAPX 86 or the 8086 chip… Continue reading

How Emails Can Be Viewed by NSA and Others

Most of us when we send an email to a specific person, think of that communication as being one between just the two of us, a private conversation. As many news articles about government activity including the NSA show, this… Continue reading

How To Install Software in Ubuntu When There is No .deb Package

If you are a Ubuntu user you have already figured out how to download and install software via the Ubuntu Software Center selecting what you want, giving a password to authorize and let it be done. If you are using… Continue reading

Speaking at the Not Really a TED Event – Daily Blob – Nov 6, 2013

Daily Blob – Nov 6, 2013 – Speaking at the Not Really a TED Event

Rockstar Consortium is a Patent Troll with Industry Backing

When an inventor of a new product or idea has his ‘Eureka’ moment, he can apply for a patent from a sovereign government which grants the inventor a limited duration monopoly on his invention. Monopolies are generally considered anti-capitalist and… Continue reading

Daily Blob – Nov 5, 2013 – PayPal Fees are Cheaper than Lost Revenue

Daily Blob – Nov 5, 2013 – PayPal Fees are Cheaper than Lost Revenue

No Bones About Gigabyte’s Barebones Brix

No longer are the days when buying a computer meant a CPU cabinet and a large box CRT Monitor. With advances in LCD and liquid crystal technology came the flat-screen followed by the dual screen. My office setup has four… Continue reading

Battery Powered Personal Mobility Freedom is a DreamE

I admit that I don’t exercise as much as I should. The treadmill did give me a work-out, but wasn’t much fun. Riding a bike was enjoyable until I got tired. After I got back home, sitting carefully on the… Continue reading

Industrial Networking Introduction

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Daily Blob – Nov 4, 2013 – oDesk Changes the Game Board for the Creative Class

Daily Blob – Nov 4, 2013 – oDesk Changes the Game Board for the Creative Class

Microsoft Office 365 is not the Only Viable Option in the Workplace

Besides posting on Facebook or playing your favorite mind number game, computers are basically used for browsing the web, checking email and working in a productivity suite. Such a suite, often called an office suite, is composed of a word… Continue reading

Building Electrical Circuits using Digital “Legos” in 3D with Minetest

When I was a kid, I let my imagination go wild building forts and monster trucks out of Legos, the little colored blocks that interlocked together in endless reusable combinations. Ole Kirk Christiansen made the first Lego in 1949. As… Continue reading

Hands on Review of BeAnywhere Remote PC Support Solution

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Daily Blob – Nov 1, 2013 – First Thoughts about iPad Air after a Day of Use

Daily Blob – Nov 1, 2013 – First Thoughts about iPad Air after a Day of Use

Hands on Review of iPad Air

This is a review of the new iPad Air that discusses why it’s a worthwhile laptop and gives reasons for buying the 32GB LTE model.

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WiFi 187 Times Faster with Existing Off-the-shelf Components

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WiFi, or Wireless Fidelity, is the technology that send internet data packets wirelessly using radio signals. Laptops and mobile phones use this technology to connect to the internet via a nearby wireless router or hotspot. This is much like talking… Continue reading

Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act and The Next Revolution

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Back in 1996, I pitched a business idea that I thought was taking off. The idea was to assemble a large bank of routers and modems, buy a couple of T1 data lines, and offer residential internet access to every… Continue reading

Ubuntu is The Free Operating System that is Changing Computing One User at a Time

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A South African born tech entrepreneur named Mark Shuttleworth in 1999 sold his four-year old internet security company to VeriSign for a whole lot of money. What does an instant millionaire from South Africa first do with his new found… Continue reading

Daily Blob Supplement – Nov 1, 2013 – iPad Air Unboxing

Daily Blob Supplement – Nov 1, 2013 – iPad Air Unboxing

Live unboxing of the new iPad Air and first impressions from an iPad 2 fanboy.

Internet-of-things Devices Monitor the World Using Water Instead of Electric Power

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This week a new crowdfunding project was launched called Driblet, an internet enabled water monitor. The device fits in between a faucet and the water pipe leading to it. It monitors the water usage and broadcasts that data to a… Continue reading

Daily Blob – Oct 31, 2013 – Why Buy a MacBook Pro

Daily Blob – Oct 31, 2013 – Why Buy a MacBook Pro

Daily Blob – Oct 30, 2013 – Why I’ll Be Standing in Line for an iPad Air

Daily Blob – Oct 30, 2013 – Why I’ll Be Standing in Line for an iPad Air

Linux Container (LXC) Introduction

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Daily Blob – Oct 29, 2013 – NSA Gave Non US Tech Entrepreneurs an Amazing Gift

Daily Blob – Oct 29, 2013 – NSA Gave Non US Tech Entrepreneurs an Amazing Gift

Daily Blob – Oct 28, 2013 – LinkedIn Decides to Make the NSA’s Job Easier

Daily Blob – Oct 28, 2013 – LinkedIn Decides to Make the NSA’s Job Easier

Hands on Review of Ultimate Ears Boom Bluetooth Speaker

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MaaS Introduction (Metal as a Service)

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Daily Blob – Oct 25, 2013 – Windows 8.1 Killer App is iTunes

Daily Blob – Oct 25, 2013 – Windows 8.1 Killer App is iTunes

Daily Blob – Oct 23, 2013 – Field Trip to Phoenix Contact

Daily Blob – Oct 23, 2013 – Field Trip to Phoenix Contact

PaaS Introduction (Platform as a Service)

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Daily Blob – Oct 22, 2013 – Apple’s iPad Strategy is at least Makes Sense

Daily Blob – Oct 22, 2013 – Apple’s iPad Strategy is at least Makes Sense

Hands on Review of DryCase SmartPhone and Tablet Waterproof Cases

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Daily Blob – Oct 21, 2013 – Windows 8.1 Proves Android is the Future of Desktop Operating Systems

Daily Blob – Oct 21, 2013 – Windows 8.1 Proves Android is the Future of Desktop Operating Systems

IaaS Introduction (Infrastructure as a Service)

IaaS, or Infrastructure as a Service, revolves around moving your core infrastructure equipment to the cloud. No longer do companies need to buy and maintain, Telephone Systems, Servers, Firewalls, Surveillance Systems on their premises. They can now purchase the services… Continue reading

Daily Blob – Oct 18, 2013 – Reward for Reaching 100,000 YouTube Subscribers

Daily Blob – Oct 18, 2013 – Reward for Reaching 100,000 YouTube Subscribers

Hands on Review of Windows 8.1

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SaaS Introduction (Software as a Service)

This class explains what SaaS (Software as a Service) is and why both vendors and customers are embracing it.

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Daily Blob – Oct 17, 2013 – First Thoughts about Windows 8.1 from a Windows 8 Hater

Daily Blob – Oct 17, 2013 – First Thoughts about Windows 8.1 from a Windows 8 Hater

Daily Blob – Oct 16, 2013 – How the NSA TOR Hack Worked

Daily Blob – Oct 16, 2013 – How the NSA TOR Hack Worked

Daily Blob – Oct 15, 2013 – Surface 2 Proves Microsofts Contempt for Customers

Daily Blob – Oct 15, 2013 – Surface 2 Proves Microsofts Contempt for Customers

Hands on Review of AViiQ Ready Clip and Quick Change Cables

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Hands on Review of AViiQ Portable Laptop Stand

The AViiQ Portable Laptop Stand is a well built and easy to use laptop accessory if you want a laptop stand for cooling or ergonomic purposes.

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Daily Blob – October 14, 2013 – Google and Facebook Seem to be Taking Lessons from Rapists…

Daily Blob – October 14, 2013 – Google and Facebook Seem to be Taking Lessons from Rapists…

YouTube Channel Gallery WordPress Plugin Overview

In this video we demonstrate the YouTube Channel Gallery WordPress Plugin and show why it’s so useful to YouTube Content Creators as a way to categorize and display their content to their fans.

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Daily Blob – October 11, 2013 – Steve Ballmer didn’t Get Fired Soon Enough

Daily Blob – October 10, 2013 – Steve Ballmer didn’t Get Fired Soon Enough

Biometric Access Systems Introduction

In this class we discuss Biometric Access Systems. We talk about what information they are actually collecting, how they integrate into your infrastructure and legal/ usability ramifications of the systems.

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Daily Blob – October 10, 2013 – iPhones and iPads are Obsolete

Daily Blob – October 10, 2013 – iPhones and iPads are Obsolete

Hands on Review of the G Dock EV External Thunderbolt Drive for Mac

The G Dock EV tested as being almost 3 times faster then the internal hard drive on a 1 year old iMac when configured in a Disk Stripe. The G Dock is well built, easy to use, and offers high… Continue reading

Daily Blob – October 9, 2013 – All In One Computers are the Future!

Eli talks about why All In One computers are the future of computing. Intel sent him an 18.4″ Dell XPS All in One computer and he shows why it’s useful and will be trans formative once Microsoft creates a decent… Continue reading

Hands on Review of the iWalk 2500 SmartPhone Battery Pack

The iWalk M2500 is a small external battery for your smartphone or tablet that does not require extra cables, and is small enough to easily carry in your pants pocket.

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Daily Blob – October 8, 2013 – Let the Metrics Guide Your Startup

In this Blob Eli discusses the importance of using the metrics of your business to make decisions.

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Data Deduplication Introduction

Data Deduplication is a Server/ SAN/ NAS service that dramatically reduces data storage requirements. When identical files are found a single copy is kept and then the other copies are replaced with pointers to the original. Users can interact with… Continue reading

Hands on Review of Google Chromecast

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Hands on Review of Aduro Sound Squared Bluetooth Universal Speaker Stand

The Aduro Sound Squared Bluetooth Speaker stand is an easy to use way to make your Tablet a mini media center. The speakers are loud enough to be easily heard in a large room, and it is easy to make… Continue reading

Hands on Review of REDACTED KickStarter Project

Note: I have been informed that the name of the product reviewed in this video is now being used for a different product. Being that this video was at the top of the organic search results I have been asked… Continue reading

Cloud Networking Introduction

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Daily Blob – October 4, 2013

Daily Blob – Octobe 4, 2013

Hands on Review of TechWARU

TechWARU is a PC app that combines numerous utilities into one package. It also allows you to create automated workflows to speed up troubleshooting and tuneup procedures.

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Daily Blob – October 3, 2013

Daily Blob – October 3, 2013

Daily Blob – October 3, 2013

Daily Blob – October 2, 2013

Daily Blob – October 2, 2013

Daily Blob – October 2, 2013

Daily Blob – October 1, 2013

Daily Blob – October 1, 2013

Daily Blob – October 1, 2013

CSS Basic Text Formatting (Part 2)

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Daily Blob – September 30, 2013

Daily Blob – September 30, 2013

Daily Blob – September 30, 2013

CSS Introduction (Part 1)

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Daily Blob – September 26, 2013

Daily Blob – September 26, 2013

NAS and SAN Introduction

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Daily Blob – September 26, 2013

Daily Blob – September 25, 2013

Daily Blob – September 25, 2013

Keylogging Software Introduction

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Hands on Review of the Domeo Loft Folio

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Daily Blob – September 25, 2013

Daily Blob – September 24, 2013

Daily Blob – September 24, 2013

Hands on Review of Celluon Epic Bluetooth Projection Keyboard

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Daily Blob – September 24, 2013

TOR Security Concerns and Considerations

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Hands on Review of LG G2

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Daily Blob – September 6, 2013

Daily Blob – September 6, 2013

Hands on Review of Nokia Lumia 1020

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Daily Blob – September 6, 2013

Daily Blob – September 4, 2013

Daily Blob – September 4, 2013

Seagate Wireless Plus 1 TB Hard Drive Hands on Review

Eli reviews the 1 TB Seagate Wireless Plus Hard Drive. This drive acts as a normal USB hard drive, but you can also connect to it wirelessly with mobile devices, or standard PC’s.

Overall Eli was very happy with the… Continue reading

TOR Browser to View Deep Web Sites and Protect Privacy

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TOR Browser to View Deep Web Sites and Protect Privacy


Info

  • Level: Beginner
  • Presenter: Eli the Computer Guy
  • Date Created: September 4, 2013
  • Length of Class:  16:58
  • Research Assistance:

Tracks

Prerequisites

Purpose of Class

Daily Blob – September 4, 2013

Interview with Cofounders of 1776 DC (Donna Harris and Evan Burfield)


Info

  • Interviewee:
  • Date Created: August 29, 2013
  • Overview

    In this interview we speak with Donna Harris and Evan Burfield about why they created 1776 DC and some of the specific… Continue reading

    Introduction to TOR

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    Daily Blob – August 30, 2013

    Daily Blob – August 30, 2013

    TOR, Introduction to


    Info

    • Level: Beginner
    • Presenter: Eli the Computer Guy
    • Date Created: August 30, 2013
    • Length of Class:  18:48
    • Research Assistance:

    Tracks

    Prerequisites

    • None

    Purpose of Class

    •   This class introduces students to the TOR Network and explains what it does… Continue reading

    Daily Blob – August 30, 2013

    Daily Blob – August 29 2013

    Daily Blob – August 29 2013

    Interview with Cofounders of 1776 DC (Donna Harris and Evan Burfield)

    Description:

    Eli interviews Donna Harris and Evan Burfield to learn about why they created 1776 DC, what exactly it is, and what thoughts they have about the overall process.

    For more information on 1776 DC please go to: http://www.1776dc.com

    Note:… Continue reading

    1776 DC Coworking Facility Field Trip

    Description:

    Eli travels to Washington DC to tour the brand new 1776 DC Coworking facility. He shows you what they offer and what you should look for if you are trying to find a coworking space to work from.

    For… Continue reading

    Daily Blob – August 29 2013

    1776 DC Coworking Facility Field Trip


    Info

    • Company: 1776 DC
    • Date Created: August 29, 2013

    Overview

    1776 DC is an “Incubation Platform” located in Washington DC.  It’s mission is to help startups rapidly grow from an idea to a world changing product.  This Field Trip focuses… Continue reading

    Daily Blob – August 26, 2013

    Daily Blob – August 26, 2013

    Introduction to the Darknet

    Description:

    The Darknet is a component of the Deep Web that is shielded from casual web surfing by systems such as TOR and Freenet.

    When speaking of sites on the Darknet people generally are talking about TOR Services. TOR Services… Continue reading

    NextFab Studio Fab Lab Style Rapid Manufacturing Facility Field Trip


    Info

    • Company: NextFab Studio
    • Date Created: August 21, 2013

    Overview

    The NextFab Studio is a Fab Lab style facility in Philadelphia that allows members to use a tremendous amount of industrial level technology for a small monthly membership fee.

    This… Continue reading

    Daily Blob – August 26, 2013

    Darknet, Introduction to the


    Info

    • Level: Beginner
    • Presenter: Eli the Computer Guy
    • Date Created: August 26, 2013
    • Length of Class:  13:23
    • Research Assistance:

    Tracks

    Prerequisites

    • None

    Purpose of Class

    Daily Blob – August 23, 2013

    Daily Blob – August 23, 2013

    Introduction to the Deep Web

    Description:

    The Deep Web is comprised of all the web pages that Search Engines do not Index. There are numerous reasons why they may not be accessed, but generally the reasons are far less “cool” then people imagine.

    For more… Continue reading

    Daily Blob – August 23, 2013

    Deep Web, Introduction to the


    Info

    • Level: Beginner
    • Presenter: Eli the Computer Guy
    • Date Created: August 23, 2013
    • Length of Class:  12:00
    • Research Assistance:

    Tracks

    Prerequisites

    • None

    Purpose of Class

    •   This class explains what the Deep web is.

    Class Notes

    Daily Blob – August 21, 2012

    Daily Blob – August 21, 2012

    NextFab Studio Fab Lab Style Rapid Manufacturing Facility Field Trip

    Description:

    Eli heads into the technological jungle of Philadelphia to see what why NextFab Studio claims to be a “Gym for Innovators”.

    He finds a 21,000 ft facility with unimaginable toys in every corner. From Robotic Metal Working Tools, to… Continue reading

    Daily Blob – August 21, 2012

    RAM as an Ultra Fast Hard Drive with Dataram RAMDisk

    Description:

    This class shows you how to use your RAM as an incredibly fast hard drive. RAMDisk allows you to create a virtual drive within your RAM so that you can access data 10x faster then a PCIe Solid State… Continue reading

    RAM as an Ultra Fast Hard Drive with Dataram RAMDisk


    Info

    • Level: Beginner
    • Presenter: Eli the Computer Guy
    • Date Created: August 20, 2013
    • Length of Class:  12:30
    • Research Assistance:

    Tracks

    Prerequisites

    • None

    Purpose of Class

    Daily Blob – August 16, 2013

    Daily Blob – Junetober 16, 2013

    Classic Shell to Get Start Menu in Windows 8

    Description:
    In this video Eli shows you how to get the Start Menu in Windows 8 using a program called Classic Shell. It is free, easy to install, doesn’t install crapware, and basically makes the Metro Interface a thing of… Continue reading

    Daily Blob – August 16, 2013

    Classic Shell to Get Start Menu in Windows 8


    Info

    • Level: Beginner
    • Presenter: Eli the Computer Guy
    • Date Created: August 16, 2013
    • Length of Class:  8:05
    • Research Assistance:

    Tracks

    Prerequisites

    • None

    Purpose of Class

    SanDisk Connect Wireless Flash Drive Hands on Review

    Description:
    The SanDisk Wireless Flash Drive allows you to use it as a regular thumb drive, or you can turn on the wireless signal and both Mobile Devices and Computers with wireless cards can connect to it.

    Compensation to ETCG:… Continue reading

    Introduction to Overclocking your CPU, or Memory (RAM)

    Description:
    In this class Eli teaches you what Overclocking is and why it is/ was important.

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    Introduction to Overclocking your CPU, or Memory (RAM)


    Info

    • Level: Beginner
    • Presenter: Eli the Computer Guy
    • Date Created: August 14, 2013
    • Length of Class:  18:32
    • Research Assistance:

    Tracks

    Prerequisites

    • None

    Purpose of Class

    •   This class teaches students about Overclocking, why it’s useful, and also why… Continue reading

    UZBL iPad Flex Kit Hands on Review

    Description:
    The UZBL iPad Flex Kit is an invaluable tool for people who use their iPads for business. It includes a shoulder strap, hand hold, spider tripod and rubber case.

    Eli used the shoulder strap to carry around his iPad… Continue reading

    Daily Blob – August 13, 2013

    Daily Blob – August 13, 2013

    Daily Blob – August 13, 2013

    Daily Blob – August 12, 2013

    Daily Blob – August 12, 2013

    Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 11s Hands on Review

    Description:
    The Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 11s is the first Windows 8 system that I have seen that makes Windows 8 usable. The Yoga 11s allows you to do “real” work, and also use it like a tablet.

    Over all it… Continue reading

    Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 11s Hands on Review


    Info

    • Company: Lenovo
    • Product: IdeaPad Yoga 11S
    • Compensation to ETCG: NONE (IdeaPad was Loaned and Returned)
    • Date Created: August 12, 2013

    Overview

    The Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 11S was a shockingly good system.  As a vocal Windows 8 “hater” Eli found… Continue reading

    Daily Blob – August 12, 2013

    Daily Blob – August 9, 2013

    Daily Blob – August 9, 2013

    id America CrossLink Universal Sync and Charge Cable Hands on Review

    Description:

    The CrossLink cable allows you to use one USB cable for devices with either a Micro USB, 30 pin iPad, or Lightning socket.

    It works well, and is very useful for people with numerous different types of mobile devices.… Continue reading

    Daily Blob – August 9, 2013

    Introduction to Solid State Drives (SSD)


    Info

    • Level: Beginner
    • Presenter: Eli the Computer Guy
    • Date Created: August 8, 2013
    • Length of Class:  28:37
    • Research Assistance:

    Tracks

    Prerequisites

    • None

    Purpose of Class

    Introduction to Solid State Drives (SSD)

    Description:

    Solid State Drives are Quieter, Cooler, and generally more reliable and faster then standard platter type hard drives.

    But because SSD’s come in many different types you need to know what to look for when buying one.

    In this… Continue reading

    Daily Blob – August 6, 2013

    Daily Blob – August 6, 2013

    Daily Blob – August 6, 2013

    Arduro U Grip Plus Universal Car Mount Hands On Review

    Info
    Company: Arduro
    Product: U Grip Universal Car Mount
    Compensation to ETCG: 1 U Grip Universal Car Mount for Review
    Date Created: August 5, 2013
    Overview
    The Arduro U Grip Car Mount uses a special film so that it can… Continue reading

    Daily Blob – August 5, 2013

    Daily Blob – August 5, 2013

    Daily Blob – August 5, 2013

    Arduro U Grip Plus Universal Car Mount Hands On Review


    Info

    • Company: Arduro
    • Product:  U Grip Universal Car Mount
    • Compensation to ETCG:  1 U Grip Universal Car Mount for Review
    • Date Created: August 5, 2013

    Overview

    The Arduro U Grip Car Mount uses a special film so that it can… Continue reading

    Daily Blob – July 30, 2013

    Daily Blob – July 30, 2013

    Daily Blob – July 30, 2013

    ETCG Briefing for Tony – July 30, 2013

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    IFrames in HTML for Code Reuse and Hacking


    Info

    • Level: Intermediate
    • Presenter: Eli the Computer Guy
    • Date Created: July 30, 2013
    • Length of Class:  19:20
    • Research Assistance:

    Tracks

    Prerequisites

    Purpose of Class

    IFrames in HTML for Code Reuse and Hacking

    Info
    Level: Intermediate
    Presenter: Eli the Computer Guy
    Date Created: July 30, 2013
    Length of Class: 19:20
    Research Assistance:
    Tracks
    HTML Programming
    Prerequisites
    Introduction to HTML Programming
    Purpose of Class
    This class teaches students how to use IFrames to reuse… Continue reading

    Daily Blob – July 29, 2013

    Daily Blob – July 29, 2013

    SanDisk Connect Wireless Media Drive Hands on Review

    Info
    Company: SanDisk
    Product: SanDisk Connect Wireless Media Drive
    Compensation to ETCG: Sample 64GB Wireless Media Drive
    Date Created: July 26 , 2013
    Overview
    The SanDisk Connect Wireless Media Drive allows you to easily add storage to your mobile device.… Continue reading

    SanDisk Connect Wireless Media Drive Hands on Review


    Info

    • Company: SanDisk
    • Product: SanDisk Connect Wireless Media Drive
    • Compensation to ETCG: Sample 64GB Wireless Media Drive
    • Date Created: July 26 , 2013

    Overview

    The SanDisk Connect Wireless Media Drive allows you to easily add storage to your mobile device. … Continue reading

    Daily Blob – July 26, 2013

    Daily Blob – July 26, 2013

    First Conference Call with Tony

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    Daily Blob – July 25, 2013

    Daily Blob – July 25, 2013

    Mirror iPad or iPhone Screen on a PC Using AirPlay and Reflector

    Info
    Level: Beginner
    Presenter: Eli the Computer Guy
    Date Created: July 25, 2013
    Length of Class: 10:01
    Research Assistance:
    Tracks
    Mobile
    Prerequisites
    None
    Purpose of Class
    This class shows students how to Mirror their iPad or iPhone Screen using AirPlay… Continue reading

    Glif iPhone Tripod Mount Hands on Review

    Info
    Company: Studio Neat
    Product: Glif
    Compensation to ETCG: NONE
    Date Created: July 25, 2013
    Overview
    The Glif allows you to easily mount your iPhone to a tripod. It is small, easy to use, and surprisingly effective at holding an iPhone.

    To Buy
    http://www.studioneat.com/products/glif

    Mirror iPad or iPhone Screen on a PC Using AirPlay and Reflector


    Info

    • Level: Beginner
    • Presenter: Eli the Computer Guy
    • Date Created: July 25, 2013
    • Length of Class:  10:01
    • Research Assistance:

    Tracks

    Prerequisites

    • None

    Purpose of Class

    •   This class shows students how to Mirror their iPad or iPhone Screen using… Continue reading

    Glif iPhone Tripod Mount Hands on Review


    Info

    • Company: Studio Neat
    • Product:  Glif
    • Compensation to ETCG: NONE
    • Date Created: July 25, 2013

    Overview

    The Glif allows you to easily mount your iPhone to a tripod.  It is small, easy to use, and surprisingly effective at holding an iPhone.

    To Buy

    http://www.studioneat.com/products/glif

    Daily Blob – July 24, 2013

    Daily Blob – July 24, 2013

    Daily Blob – July 24, 2013

    Daily Blob – July 23, 2013

    Daily Blob – July 23, 2013

    Daily Blob – July 23, 2013

    Onboard Briefing for Tony

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    UZBL Shockwave iPad Case Hands on Review

    Info
    Company: UZBL
    Product: Shockwave iPad Case
    Compensation to ETCG: 1 Sample Shockwave iPad Case
    Date Created: July 23, 2013
    Overview
    The UZBL Shockwave iPad case is a very high quality iPad case for industrial and work environments. It is… Continue reading

    UZBL Shockwave iPad Case Hands on Review


    Info

    • Company: UZBL
    • Product: Shockwave iPad Case
    • Compensation to ETCG: 1 Sample Shockwave iPad Case
    • Date Created: July 23, 2013

    Overview

    The UZBL Shockwave iPad case is a very high quality iPad case for industrial and work environments.  It is… Continue reading

    Daily Blob – July 22, 2013

    Daily Blob – July 22, 2013

    Joby GripTight SmartPhone Mount Hands On Review

    Info
    Company: Joby
    Product: GripTight Mount
    Compensation to ETCG: NONE
    Date Created: July 22, 2013
    Overview
    The Joby GripTight allows you to mount almost any size smartphone, with or without case, to a Tripod. It is very well built, and… Continue reading

    Daily Blob – July 22, 2013

    Joby GripTight SmartPhone Mount Hands On Review


    Info

    • Company: Joby
    • Product: GripTight Mount
    • Compensation to ETCG: NONE
    • Date Created: July 22, 2013

    Overview

    The Joby GripTight allows you to mount almost any size smartphone, with or without case, to a Tripod.  It is very well built, and… Continue reading

    How to Mount ISO Files

    Info
    Level: Beginner
    Presenter: Eli the Computer Guy
    Date Created: July 18, 2013
    Length of Class: 11:57
    Research Assistance:
    Tracks
    Computer Repair
    Prerequisites
    None
    Purpose of Class
    This class teaches students how to mount .ISO files so that software can… Continue reading

    Mount ISO Files, How to


    Info

    • Level: Beginner
    • Presenter: Eli the Computer Guy
    • Date Created: July 18, 2013
    • Length of Class:  11:57
    • Research Assistance:

    Tracks

    Prerequisites

    • None

    Purpose of Class

    Daily Blob – July 15, 2013

    Daily Blob – July 15, 2013

    Daily Blob – July 15, 2013

    Daily Blob – July 12, 2013

    Daily Blob – July 12, 2013

    How to Test Hard Drive Speed

    Info
    Level: Beginner
    Presenter: Eli the Computer Guy
    Date Created: July 12, 2013
    Length of Class: 19:26
    Research Assistance:
    Tracks
    Computer Repair
    Prerequisites
    None
    Purpose of Class
    This class teaches students how to test the speed of their hard drive… Continue reading

    Test Hard Drive Speed, How to


    Info

    • Level: Beginner
    • Presenter: Eli the Computer Guy
    • Date Created: July 12, 2013
    • Length of Class:  19:26
    • Research Assistance:

    Tracks

    Prerequisites

    • None

    Purpose of Class

    Hootsuite for Social Network Marketing


    Info

    • Level: Beginner
    • Presenter: Eli the Computer Guy
    • Date Created: July 12, 2013
    • Length of Class:  19:44
    • Research Assistance:

    Tracks

    Prerequisites

    • None

    Purpose of Class

    •   This class teaches students how Hootsuite can be used to automate social… Continue reading

    Daily Blob – July 11, 2013

    Daily Blob – July 11, 2013

    Hootsuite for Social Network Marketing

    Info
    Level: Beginner
    Presenter: Eli the Computer Guy
    Date Created: July 12, 2013
    Length of Class: 19:44
    Research Assistance:
    Tracks
    Web Marketing
    Prerequisites
    None
    Purpose of Class
    This class teaches students how Hootsuite can be used to automate social networking… Continue reading

    Daily Blob – July 10, 2013

    Daily Blob – July 10, 2013

    Daily Blob – July 10, 2013

    Introduction to the Internet of Everything


    Info

    • Level: Beginner
    • Presenter: Eli the Computer Guy
    • Date Created: July 10, 2013
    • Length of Class:  21:47

    Tracks

    Prerequisites

    Purpose of Class

    Introduction to the Internet of Everything

    Info
    Level: Beginner
    Presenter: Eli the Computer Guy
    Date Created: July 10, 2013
    Length of Class: 21:47
    Tracks
    Networking
    Prerequisites
    Introduction to the Internet of Things
    Purpose of Class
    This class explains what IoE, or the Internet of Everything is.… Continue reading

    Using Google Analytics to Track YouTube Channel Stats

    Info
    Level: Intermediate
    Presenter: Eli the Computer Guy
    Date Created: July 8, 2012
    Length of Class: 12:07
    Tracks
    Web Publishing
    Prerequisites
    Being comfortable with YouTube Administration and Google Analytics Management
    Purpose of Class
    This class shows students how to use… Continue reading

    Google Analytics to Track YouTube Channel Stats


    Info

    • Level: Intermediate
    • Presenter: Eli the Computer Guy
    • Date Created: July 8, 2012
    • Length of Class:  12:07

    Tracks

    Prerequisites

    • Being comfortable with YouTube Administration and Google Analytics Management

    Purpose of Class

    Introduction to the Internet of Things

    Info
    Level: Beginner
    Presenter: Eli the Computer Guy
    Date Created: July 3, 2013
    Length of Class: 16:41
    Tracks
    Networking
    Prerequisites
    None
    Purpose of Class
    This class introduces students to the concept of the Internet of Things
    Class Notes
    The Internet… Continue reading

    Introduction to the Internet of Things


    Info

    • Level: Beginner
    • Presenter: Eli the Computer Guy
    • Date Created: July 3, 2013
    • Length of Class:  16:41

    Tracks

    Prerequisites

    • None

    Purpose of Class

    •   This class introduces students to the concept of the Internet of Things

    Class Notes

    Loops in PHP Programming (PHP Programming Part 10)

    Info

    • Level: Intermediate
    • Presenter: Eli the Computer Guy
    • Date Created: July 7, 2012
    • Length of Class: 29 Minutes

    If Else Statements in PHP Programming (PHP Programming Part 9)

    Info

    • Level: Intermediate
    • Presenter: Eli the Computer Guy
    • Date Created: June 20, 2012
    • Length of Class: 38 Minutes

    Basic Math and Numbers in PHP Programming (PHP Programming Part 8)

    Info

    • Level: Intermediate
    • Presenter: Eli the Computer Guy
    • Date Created: June 19, 2012
    • Length of Class: 38 Minutes

    Sending Email with PHP (PHP Programming Part 7)

    Info

    • Level: Intermediate
    • Presenter: Eli the Computer Guy
    • Date Created: June 15, 2012
    • Length of Class: 32 Minutes

    Printing to Files with PHP (PHP Programming Part 6)

    Info

    • Level: Intermediate
    • Presenter: Eli the Computer Guy
    • Date Created: June 9, 2012
    • Length of Class: 49 Minutes

    Comments and INCLUDE in PHP Programming (PHP Programming Part 3)

    Info

    • Level: Intermediate
    • Presenter: Eli the Computer Guy
    • Date Created: May 30, 2012
    • Length of Class: 35 Minutes

    PHP Syntax and Errors (PHP Programming Part 2)

    Info

    • Level: Intermediate
    • Presenter: Eli the Computer Guy
    • Date Created: May 11, 2012
    • Length of Class: 42 Minutes

    Introduction to PHP Programming (PHP Programming Part 1)

    Info

    • Level: Intermediate
    • Presenter: Eli the Computer Guy
    • Date Created: May 17, 2012
    • Length of Class: 40 Minutes

    NFC Equipped Interactive Kiosks at Cisco Live 2013

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    VCE VBlock Prebuilt Infrastructure at Cisco Live 2013

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    Solar Winds Network and Device Monitoring Software at Cisco Live 2013

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    Arbor Networks DDoS Prevention at Cisco Live 2013

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    CDW at Cisco Live 2013

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    Bluecat BYOD Monitoring and Security at Cisco Live 2013

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    Steganos Online Shield 365 Hands on Review

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    Compensation to ETCG: $5 and Annual License for Service
    Date Created: June 24, 2013
    Overview
    Online Shield 365 is a personal VPN service for your Windows Based Computers. Although it works effectively there… Continue reading

    Steganos Online Shield 365 Hands on Review


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    • Company: Steganos
    • Product: Online Shield 365
    • Compensation to ETCG:  $5 and Annual License for Service
    • Date Created: June 24, 2013

    Overview

    Online Shield 365 is a personal VPN service for your Windows Based Computers.  Although it works effectively there… Continue reading

    LogMeIn AppGuru at #E2Conf

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    AnswerHub at #E2Conf

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    9Slides at #E2Conf

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    Weemo at #E2Conf

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    LogMeIn Join.Me at #E2Conf

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    LogMeIn Cubby at #E2Conf

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    Hands on Review of Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate to Convert Videos to Different File Types

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    Daily Blob – June 13, 2013

    Daily Blob – June 13, 2013

    Daily Blob – June 13, 2013

    Personal VPN Services for Security Overview


    Info

    • Level: Beginner
    • Presenter: Eli the Computer Guy
    • Date Created: June 13, 2013
    • Length of Class:  25:35
    • Research Assistance: 

    Tracks

    Prerequisites

    • None

    Purpose of Class

    Personal VPN Services for Security Overview

    Info
    Level: Beginner
    Presenter: Eli the Computer Guy
    Date Created: June 13, 2013
    Length of Class: 25:35
    Research Assistance:
    Tracks
    Security / Data Integrity
    Prerequisites
    None
    Purpose of Class
    This class teaches students why Personal VPN Services are important, and… Continue reading

    Daily Blob – June 12, 2013

    Daily Blob – June 12, 2013

    Daily Blob – June 12, 2013

    Daily Blob – June 11, 2013

    Daily Blob – June 11, 2013

    Daily Blob – June 11, 2013

    Hands on Review of the Mophie Juice Pack Powerstation Duo Portable Battery for SmartPhones and Table

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    Hands on Review of the Mophie Juice Pack Powerstation Duo Portable Battery for SmartPhones and Table


    Info

    • Company: Mophie (http://www.mophie.com/)
    • Product: Powerstation Duo
    • Compensation to ETCG: NONE
    • Date Created: June 6, 2013

    Overview

    Eli the Computer Guy explains why he decided to buy an external battery for his iPhone and iPad.  He then explains… Continue reading

    Daily Blob – June 5 2013 Attempt 2

    Dail Blob – June 5 2013 Attempt 2

    Daily Blob – June 5 2013 Attempt 2

    Daily Blob – June 5 2013

    Daily Blob – June 5 2013

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    Hands On Review of OkayFreedom Personal VPN Service to Bypass Firewalls and Regional Restrictions

    Info
    Company: Steganos Software (http://www.steganos.com/us/)
    Product: OkayFreedom (https://www.okayfreedom.com/)
    Compensation to ETCG: NONE
    Date Created: June 5, 2013
    Overview
    OkayFreedom is a freemium Personal VPN Service that allows you to bypass network restrictions and firewalls. The free… Continue reading

    OkayFreedom Personal VPN Service to Bypass Firewalls and Regional Restrictions Hands On Review


    Info

    Overview

    OkayFreedom is a freemium Personal VPN Service that allows you to bypass network restrictions and firewalls.  The free… Continue reading

    NIC Teaming for Network Fault Tolerance and Load Balancing on Windows Server 2012


    Info

    • Level: Intermediate
    • Presenter: Eli the Computer Guy
    • Date Created: June 4, 2013
    • Length of Class:  22:38
    • Research Assistance: 

    Tracks

    Prerequisites

    • Students should be comfortable working in the Windows Server 2012 environment, and understand basic TCP/IP Networking.… Continue reading

    NIC Teaming for Fault Tolerance and Load Balancing on Windows Server 2012

    Info
    Level: Intermediate
    Presenter: Eli the Computer Guy
    Date Created: June 4, 2013
    Length of Class: 22:38
    Research Assistance:
    Tracks
    Windows Server 2012
    Prerequisites
    Students should be comfortable working in the Windows Server 2012 environment, and understand basic TCP/IP Networking.… Continue reading

    Daily Blob June 4 2013

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    Manage Storage Spaces and Storage Pools in Windows Server 2012


    Info

    • Level: Intermediate
    • Presenter: Eli the Computer Guy
    • Date Created: May 30, 2013
    • Length of Class:  21:06
    • Research Assistance: 

    Tracks

    Prerequisites

    • The student should be comfortable with Disk Management and Basic Administration within Windows Server 2012.

    Purpose… Continue reading

    Daily Blob June 3 2012

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    Daily Blob June 3 2012

    Daily Blob May 30, 2013

    Manage Storage Spaces and Storage Pools in Windows Server 2012

    Info
    Level: Intermediate
    Presenter: Eli the Computer Guy
    Date Created: May 30, 2013
    Length of Class: 21:06
    Research Assistance:
    Tracks
    Windows Server 2012
    Prerequisites
    The student should be comfortable with Disk Management and Basic Administration within Windows Server 2012.
    Purpose… Continue reading

    Daily Blob May 30, 2013

    Hands On Review of Zoho Projects Hosted Project Management Platform


    Info

    • Company: Zoho
    • Product: Zoho Projects
    • Compensation to ETCG: NONE
    • Date Created: May 29, 2013

    Overview

    Eli the Computer Guy explains why he selected Zoho Projects as the Project Management Platform for his company.  He finds it to be a… Continue reading

    Hands On Review of Zoho Projects Hosted Project Management Platform

    Info
    Company: Zoho
    Product: Zoho Projects
    Compensation to ETCG: NONE
    Date Created: May 29, 2013
    Overview
    Eli the Computer Guy explains why he selected Zoho Projects as the Project Management Platform for his company. He finds it to be a… Continue reading

    Daily Blob May 29, 2013

    Daily Blob May 29, 2013

    Daily Blob May 28, 2013

    CRM Customer Relationship Management) Software Introduction

    Info
    Level: Beginner
    Presenter: Eli the Computer Guy
    Date Created: May 28, 2013
    Length of Class: 30:44
    Research Assistance:
    Tracks
    Productivity
    Prerequisites
    None
    Purpose of Class
    This class introduces students to CRM Software and explains why Customer Relationship Management Software… Continue reading

    Daily Blob May 28, 2013

    CRM (Customer Resource Management) Software Introduction


    Info

    • Level: Beginner
    • Presenter: Eli the Computer Guy
    • Date Created: May 28, 2013
    • Length of Class:  30:44
    • Research Assistance:

    Tracks

    Prerequisites

    • None

    Purpose of Class

    •   This class introduces students to CRM Software and explains why Customer Relationship Management… Continue reading

    Daily Blob – May 27, 2013

    JitBit Hosted CRM (Customer Relationship Management) Software Hands On Review

    Info
    Company: JitBit
    Product: Hosted CRM
    Compensation to ETCG: None
    Date Created: May 272013
    Overview
    JitBit Hosted CRM is an easy to use and cost effective way to track Projects and Sales. The main selling point is that the service… Continue reading

    JitBit Hosted CRM (Customer Relationship Management) Software Hands on Review


    Info

    • Company: JitBit
    • Product:  Hosted CRM
    • Compensation to ETCG: None
    • Date Created: May 272013

    Overview

    JitBit Hosted CRM is an easy to use and cost effective way to track Projects and Sales.  The main selling point is that the service… Continue reading

    Daily Blob – May 25, 2013

    Daily Blob – May 25, 2013

    Daily Blob May 24, 2013

    Daily Blob May 24, 2013

    Spruz Social Network Platform Hands On Review

    Info
    Company: Spruz
    Product: Hosted Social Network
    Compensation to ETCG: Affiliate Program
    Date Created: May 24, 2013
    Overview
    Spruz is a feature rich, easy to use platform for creating your own Social Network. With prices ranging from FREE to $50… Continue reading

    Daily Blob – Testing YouTube Live

    this is a test

    Daily Blob – Testing YouTube Live

    Ning 3.0 Social Network Platform Hands on Review

    Info
    Company: Ning
    Product: Hosted Social Network
    Compensation to ETCG: NONE
    Date Created: May 23, 2013
    Overview
    Ning is a very user friendly, attractive solution for running a Social Network. For small organizations such as PTA’s or Community Groups it… Continue reading

    Ning 3.0 Social Network Platform Hands on Review


    Info

    • Company: Ning
    • Product: Hosted Social Network
    • Compensation to ETCG: NONE
    • Date Created: May 23, 2013

    Overview

    Ning is a very user friendly, attractive solution for running a Social Network.  For small organizations such as PTA’s or Community Groups it… Continue reading

    Using Server Manager in Windows Server 2012 to Administer Remote Servers

    Info
    Level: Intermediate
    Presenter: Eli the Computer Guy
    Date Created: May 22, 2013
    Length of Class: 17:15
    Tracks
    Servers
    Prerequisites
    Ability to Install Windows Server 2012 and Create an Active Directory Domain.
    Purpose of Class
    This class shows students how… Continue reading

    Server Manager in Windows Server 2012 to Administer Remote Servers

    Info

    • Level: Intermediate
    • Presenter: Eli the Computer Guy
    • Date Created: May 22, 2013
    • Length of Class:  17:15

    Tracks

    Prerequisites

    • Ability to Install Windows Server 2012 and Create an Active Directory Domain.

    Purpose of Class

    Open Compute Project Introduction


    Info

    • Level: Beginner
    • Presenter: Eli the Computer Guy
    • Date Created: May 21, 2013
    • Length of Class:  23:20

    Tracks

    Prerequisites

    • None

    Purpose of Class

    •   This class introduces students to the Open Compute Project which is an Open Source hardware… Continue reading

    Open Compute Project Introduction

    Info
    Level: Beginner
    Presenter: Eli the Computer Guy
    Date Created: May 21, 2013
    Length of Class: 23:20
    Tracks
    Servers
    Prerequisites
    None
    Purpose of Class
    This class introduces students to the Open Compute Project which is an Open Source hardware initiative… Continue reading

    Software Defined Networking (SDN) Infrastructure Concepts


    Info

    • Level: Beginner
    • Presenter: Eli the Computer Guy
    • Date Created: April 17, 2013
    • Length of Class:  27:39
    • Research Assistance: 

    Tracks

    Prerequisites

    • None

    Purpose of Class

    •  

    Class Notes

    Software Defined Networking (SDN) Infrastructure Concepts

    Info
    Level: Beginner
    Presenter: Eli the Computer Guy
    Date Created: April 17, 2013
    Length of Class: 27:39
    Research Assistance:
    Tracks
    Networking
    Prerequisites
    None
    Purpose of Class

    Class Notes
    SDK’s and API’s allow Networked Devices and Software to Shape Network Traffic… Continue reading

    Software Defined Networking (SDN) Introduction

    Info
    Level: Beginner
    Presenter: Eli the Computer Guy
    Date Created: May 15, 2013
    Length of Class: 25:14
    Research Assistance:
    Tracks
    Networking
    Prerequisites
    Basic Understanding of Networking
    Purpose of Class
    This class explains why SDN (Software Defined Networking) is important
    Class… Continue reading

    Software Defined Networking (SDN) Introduction


    Info

    • Level: Beginner
    • Presenter: Eli the Computer Guy
    • Date Created: May 15, 2013
    • Length of Class:  25:14
    • Research Assistance: 

    Tracks

    Prerequisites

    • Basic Understanding of Networking

    Purpose of Class

    Hands on Review of the Breffo Spiderpodium

    Info
    Company: Breffo
    Product: Spiderpodium
    Compensation to ETCG: 2 iPhone Spiderpodium’s
    Date Created: May 14, 2013
    Overview
    The Breffo Spiderpodium is the Swiss Army Knife of SmartPhone and Tablet Mounts. It’s flexible spider like arms allow you to mount any… Continue reading

    Breffo Spiderpodium Hands on Review

    Info

    • Company: Breffo
    • Product: Spiderpodium
    • Compensation to ETCG: 2 iPhone Spiderpodium’s
    • Date Created: May 14, 2013

    Overview

    The Breffo Spiderpodium is the Swiss Army Knife of SmartPhone and Tablet Mounts.  It’s flexible spider like arms allow you to mount… Continue reading

    Tripp Lite Custom Server Racks – InterOp 2013 Booth Crawl

    Info
    Company: TrippLite http://www.tripplite.com/
    Product: Custom Server Racks http://www.tripplite.com/en/lp/custom-products/index.cfm
    Event: InterOp 2013
    Date Created: May 9, 2013
    Overview

    “Tripp Lite’s Premium SmartRack™ Rack Enclosures are customizable to meet your every need.

    Customizable features include, but are not limited to:

    Door… Continue reading

    Xi3 Mini Computers and Servers – InterOp 2013 Booth Crawl

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    Company: Xi3 http://xi3.com/
    Product:
    Event: InterOp 2013
    Date Created: May 9, 2013
    Overview

    “The first thing people notice about Xi3 Modular Computers is their small, cube-like shape — 4-inches or less per side on the outside. And yet, the… Continue reading

    Scalable Networks Network Defense Trainer – InterOp 2013 Booth Crawl

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    Company: Scalable Networks http://web.scalable-networks.com/
    Product: Network Defense Trainer http://web.scalable-networks.com/content/network-defense-trainer
    Event: InterOp 2013
    Date Created: May 9, 2013
    Overview
    “The SCALABLE Network Defense Trainer is a software-based lesson-oriented multi-user free-play customizable training simulator for creating and delivering realistic hands-on exercises… Continue reading

    Tripp Lite Server Room Air Conditioning Unit – InterOp 2013 Booth Crawl

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    Company: Tripp Lite http://www.tripplite.com
    Product: Row Based Air-conditioning http://www.tripplite.com/en/products/model.cfm?txtSeriesID=759&txtModelID=5211
    Event: InterOp 2013
    Date Created: May 9, 2013
    Overview
    “By delivering 33,000 BTU (9.7kW) of cooling power in the cold aisle, the SRCOOL33K promotes temperature uniformity from 1U to 42U,… Continue reading

    SimplyRFiD Video Based RFID Tracking – InterOp 2013 Booth Crawl

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    Company: SimplyRFID http://www.simplyrfid.com/
    Product: Nox Core RFID Surveillance Software http://www.simplyrfid.com/nox-core-ata-server/
    Event: InterOp 2013
    Date Created: May 9, 2013
    Overview
    SimplyRFiD has created solutions that make it easy to track RFID Tags and log events. With their product as RFID… Continue reading

    Rack Solutions Compartmented Server Rack – InterOp 2013 Booth Crawl

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    Company: Rack Solutions http://www.racksolutions.com/
    Product: Colocation Cabinet http://www.racksolutions.com/colocation-cabinet.html
    Event: InterOp 2013
    Date Created: May 9, 2013
    Overview
    “The Colocation Cabinet provides a secure, self-contained means for up to 4 tenants to share a single cabinet. This cabinet efficiently utilizes… Continue reading

    Ciphertex Hardware Encrypted Portable Data Storage Devices – InterOp 2013 Booth Crawl

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    Company: Ciphertex http://www.ciphertex.com/
    Product: Portable RAID System http://www.ciphertex.com/Product/Portable-RAID-Systems
    Event: InterOp 2013
    Date Created: May 9, 2013
    Overview
    Cyphertex creates portable Data Storage Systems with built in hardware Encryption. This allows you to transport huge amounts of data without worrying… Continue reading

    QLogic FabricCache – InterOp 2013 Booth Crawl

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    Company: QLogic http://qlogic.com
    Product: FabricCache http://www.qlogic.com/Pages/QLE10000/FabricCache.aspx
    Event: InterOp 2013
    Date Created: May 9, 2013
    Overview

    “The QLogic FabricCache Adapter is a PCIe-based Fibre Channel Adapter that caches SAN data to accelerate server I/O access. The Adapter delivers accelerated caching… Continue reading

    Premio Cacheing Server – InterOp 2013 Booth Crawl

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    Company: Premio http://premioinc.com
    Product: FlacheSAN2 Caching Server http://www.echostreams.com/flachesan2.html
    Event: InterOp 2013
    Date Created: May 9, 2013
    Overview
    Caching Servers speed access to popular data stored within large infrastructures. Data is copied from slow “Cold Storage” to an exceedingly fast… Continue reading

    ExtraHop Real Time Operational Intelligence – InterOp 2013 Booth Crawl

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    Company: ExtraHop http://www.extrahop.com/
    Product: IT Operational Intelligence http://www.extrahop.com/products/it-operational-intelligence/
    Event: InterOp 2013
    Date Created: May 9, 2013
    Overview
    ExtraHop allows you to see all traffic to and from a server to find problems and bottlenecks. It is so nuanced that… Continue reading

    OpenGear Remote Administration Devices – InterOp 2013 Booth Crawl

    Info
    Company: OpenGear http://www.opengear.com/
    Product: Remote Site Management http://opengear.com/RIM_products.html
    Event: InterOp 2013
    Date Created: May 9, 2013
    Overview
    “Opengear provides network hardware agents designed specifically to deliver secure remote monitoring and management for enterprise remote locations. These remote infrastructure management… Continue reading

    NetGear ReadyNAS and XRAID – InterOp 2013 Booth Crawl

    Info
    Company: NetGear http://www.netgear.com/
    Product: ReadyNAS http://www.netgear.com/business/products/storage/
    Event: InterOp 2013
    Date Created: May 9, 2013
    Overview
    NetGear’s ReadyNAS makes Data Storage easier by automating RAID configuration. XRAID automagically configures the hard drives within the ReadyNAS Server and allows you to… Continue reading



















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