Archive for Computer Networking

Lions Tigers and IOT, Oh My!

If you have have not heard about it yet, you will in the future. IOT is the Internet of Things. Basically this is all the equipment, appliances and cars out there in the world that can access the internet. The reasoning behind this is a good one – maintenance of appliances and vehicles, systems to […]

Tech Support Scams. Is it really Microsoft calling?

Ok, I’m mad.  This weekend I am getting to spend time, which I didn’t have much of, fixing an issue on my mom’s computer.  It’s not the fixing my mom’s computer that has me mad – it’s why we have to do it in the first place.  What happened to her is happening to lots […]

Having trouble doing an Internet sync with ACT?

It’s Fast Tip time. Are you out of town and having a problem doing an Internet sync with ACT? Some routers will get grumpy with DNS settings or proxies, especially hotels. This will cause the sync to not work. Here’s something that might help. Open a Command prompt – make sure you right click on […]