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April 2011

iPad IT apps

Number of Views : 6597I have a lot of apps loaded on the iPad. Many of these apps are games, productivity, social media, and just entertainment. However, there are a few that are really tech and work related. Since I am in the IT field I found a few apps …

PirateBox and Pineapple

Number of Views : 3719I’ve got a few hacking items I need to eventually get to. First I’d like to make a Pirate box. I think the concept is great for parties, groups and overall travel. Pirate Box (http://wiki.daviddarts.com/PirateBox) I also have not used my pineapple in a while. If …

Term Life Insurance

Number of Views : 3228I recently decided to keep my new years resolution and get more life insurance. Now that there are 4 children running around at our house it is important that they are taken care of in the event that I pass away. I listen to Dave Ramsey …

Permanent MTU settings for PPP0 ubuntu

Number of Views : 23772I have a few servers that I help maintain or use for VPN access.  I have found on a few machines that when I use VPN to secure my connection at a coffee shop or any other public WiFi that some sites will not load.  I …

Netflix Streaming and bandwidth

Number of Views : 7791I’m a network abuser. I use my internet connection for everything. VPN access when at any public wifi location (VPN ddwrt). I also use it for Streaming movies on netflix, backup for my data (mozy, dropbox, rsync for business data) and just general browsing. So overall …