Category Archives: Technology

2 Factor Authentication – Google Authenticator

I had used 2 factor authentication on my eBay and PayPal accounts for several years. I had even moved to using a soft token when I got my first iPhone. With the recent rash of system attacks I had been … Continue reading

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QR Codes – Friend or Foe ?

I have been seeing more and more of these strange little squares with a variety of patterns in them otherwise known as QR codes. After getting my iPhone several years ago, I came across a bar code scanner from AT&T … Continue reading

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RaspberryPi – The Final Shopping List

After yesterday’s post, I started placing the order that I talked about. While putting the order in, I found several 4GB Sandisk SD cards, so I didnt put that item on the order but did keep the 8GB card on … Continue reading

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Toolkit – Http Test Tool

Once in a while, I will get one of those calls that I have a good feeling that the problem isn’t the network or the firewall. One tool that I have found that is handy to have is a http … Continue reading

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Schweitzer SEL-2924 Bluetooth to Serial adapter

I recently came into possession of a device that should be considered as being a part of everyone’s console kit regardless of if they work on Cisco, Juniper, etc. The biggest problem I run into is when I have to … Continue reading

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Doing a Time Machine Backup

Doing a regular backup with with any computer may be more important than you may think. This recently hit home for me while I was on a business trip and the laptop in my faithful MacBook Pro died. I was … Continue reading

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Experience with the FreedomPop Photon device

I have had several weeks to work with the Freedom Pop Photon device. If you haven’t looked at their web site, it looks like a small hockey puck. I have tried this device in a variety of locations in several … Continue reading

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Finding a alternate internet connection

In previous posts, I had talked about the portable internet setup I had come up with using the Cradlepoint CTR-35. Having just recently upgraded to an iPhone 5, I got spoiled with LTE access. Although I can enable the Personal … Continue reading

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