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iPads and keyboards

I’ve been a fan of the iPad since the beginning and currently use an iPad Pro 10.5 and 12.9 for various types of work. One thing the iPad does very well is when you want to concentrate on writing, you can pull...

Oct 19, 2017

Amazon’s advantage in IT commodity hardware

I’ve been working in France now for going on 15 years and as an independent consultant for about the last 3. I don’t generally sell hardware and restrict my activities to consulting. But every once and a while,...

Oct 18, 2017

Firmware updates

Here’s one for the strange interactions file. I have a client that is using FreeNAS for some high speed cheap storage using SuperMicro servers and SSDs. There was some discussion about using Open ZFS on Linux,...

Oct 13, 2017

Home Femto devices

Tip of the day : If you have a femtocell that’s not working and you use a real firewall instead of the service provider’s regular DSL modem/router, go check if IPSec passthrough is enabled. That should make it...

May 23, 2017

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