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Yahoo CEO suggestions unsolicited

Number of Views : 2850I got this post in an email from a co-worker. I thought the insight into Yahoo was interesting. Some of the comments were great and really hit home. http://sriramk.com/unsolicitedyahoo.html Every company has issues, and some of these are pretty fun to read about.

iPhone App Development Story

Number of Views : 4395This is a great article on what works when developing a mobile app.  The team from Pocket Lists http://www.1312.ru/Pocket-Lists-sales-13500-in-first-3-months/ This is a great story of how to make money on an app. (see this clip of the article) Category: Productivity (to-do & checklist app) Price: initially …

Developer Laptop

Number of Views : 4817Dell has just launched a developer focused laptop.  The cool thing about this version is that it runs Ubuntu (linux) and is on a 13 inch laptop.    (check out the hardware here)  The article that I found regarding this was focused on the Sputnik project.   I …

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

Number of Views : 9880I 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% …

Portable Hotspot from your laptop

Number of Views : 7490I 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 …

Speed up your iPhone

Number of Views : 5956There are a few great posts on the web on how to speed up your phone.  I won’t try to re-create them. I personally like the version from lifehacker and the few links they have related to Battery life and settings http://lifehacker.com/5897438/how-to-speed-up-clean-up-and-revive-your-iphone Overall, the idea is …

Fun with nmap–Scanning the network

Number of Views : 7246I’m always checking the number of devices on my network.  I have a guest wireless that I have in the past let neighbors use.  Since then I have cut them off, but left the network  on to see who attaches.  For a while I had my …

Pfsense – SARG (squid reports) setup

Number of Views : 105087UPDATE – Since writing this pfsense has added a package install of SARG.   I recommend an updated tutorial of this post –  SARG and Pfsense V2. Here is a tutorial on how to setup SARG (http://sarg.sourceforge.net/) – Squid Analysis Report Generator on Pfsense.   If you don’t …

New home firewall / router

Number of Views : 9760I have been having some performance issues with my home firewall.  Last year I upgraded my networking to use a Cisco e3000 running tomato firmware.  This configuration worked well when I paired it with an airport extreme to be the dedicated wireless access point.   I had …

Blogging Tool– Windows Live Writer

Number of Views : 4874This new year I plan on blogging more.   For one reason, it is a good stress relief.   The other reasons revolve that I like to do it.     To make the process easier I plan on utilizing Windows live writer.  The reason for using live writer is …

Thinkpad T410 and Hardware Upgrades?

Number of Views : 4833It is that time of year again.  Every December before the new year, I evaluate the technology I have.  I typically look at my laptop and determine if it needs to be upgraded first then look at my other machines. This year I decided that my …

Christmas time of year

Number of Views : 4090It is that time of the year.  I love Christmas.  I just realized at work that the the only pictures of the kids I have are getting pumpkins and a Christmas tree (multiple years).   Yesterday we went and got the tree.  It is always a fun …