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April 2012

Michigan Broadband

Number of Views : 4238I have been evaluating my broadband connection at home lately.  I currently have a cable modem from Comcast.  I’ve been a cable modem user since @home.    There was  short period where I had  a $14 DSL line from yahoo but that did not last long.   We …

Setup of Developer Workstation (.net)

Number of Views : 7861 I recently updated my laptop configuration and did some spring cleaning.  It was time to re-install the tools and get the machine ready.  I do most of my development in Virtual Machines (virtualbox) but I typically have Visual Studio on my local machine for ease …

61% of US households have wifi–How many are open networks?

Number of Views : 8173I was reading flip board app this morning and ran across this article from techcrunch – http://techcrunch.com/2012/04/05/study-61-of-u-s-households-now-have-wifi/ A study shows that 61% of US households have wifi.   The US is lower on the list 8th behind the UK and places like Germany.  I thought that 61% …

Web Gui’s for management

Number of Views : 4573It seems every device you purchase has a web admin page. The little linksys router you purchased, the NAS storage device, your Linux box, etc… The trend is to have any type of appliance have this type of management tool. These tools allow the managemnt of …

Portable Hotspot from your laptop

Number of Views : 6106I have often been with  group of people and need to share some type of wireless.  Frequently I’ve used my phone (iPhone 4 – Jailbroken) and myWi (http://intelliborn.com/mywi.html).  However, I have not recently jailbroke my phone after the last update.   The main reason I have ever …