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Gaming on a Wireless Mechanical Keyboard

For years I have used wired keyboards and mice with my computer for gaming, but after buying a new desk, I decided that it was time for a change.  You see, there wasn’t really any good way of running wires from my desktop computer to my new desk as the computer was going to sit …

Finding the Best Internet in Toronto

I don’t make it out to Toronto as much as I used to many years ago, but I found myself out there this week visiting my aunt, Peggy.  We have been close for most of my life, and I have made a number of trips out to her apartment in Toronto over the last couple …

Recovering my Deleted Pictures

Last night I had my nieces and sister over for a visit.  I let the kids play on my computer while I visited with my sister.  They had played on my computer many times in the past, so I thought nothing of it. This morning when I woke up at 5 AM and sat down …

Enjoying my New VPN Service

For years I had been using one VPN service, but a few months ago, they quit offering their services.  Unfortunately for me, this meant that I couldn’t watch my favorite programs online and on Netflix anymore.  Frustrated, I knew that I needed to find a new service that would give me the same access I …

Learning How to Use a Mac

For years I have been the guy that used Windows based computers.  I suppose the only real reason would be that my parents used Windows, and just like most people, I followed in my parents footsteps.  But I have always looked at Macs in the store and wondered what it would be like to have …

Securing our Company Files with SecuredBox

One of my concerns over the years has been the security of our files and client data.  We have salespeople on the road every day that have sensitive information on their laptops, tablets and phones that should not get into anyone else’s hands.  We have a responsibility to safeguard the private information of our clients, …

Training Our IT Department in Docker

When it comes to our IT department, time is a valuable commodity.  They need to serve the needs of our organization in an efficient manner as we don’t have a large budget for staffing.  We count on them to keep all of the computers running smoothly, and this can prove to be quite the challenge …

Enjoying my Cheap VPS

One of the challenges that I have faced since starting to work on the road is having access to a computer that can run for me 24 hours a day.  There are software packages that I use on a daily basis that help me market my website, keep track of what is going on in …

Learning How to Program Arm Based Chipsets

Programming has always been a passion of mine.  I love that with a few lines of code that you can make things happen.  The thought of creating something out of thin air really speaks to me, and over the years I have learned and worked with many different programming languages.  Most of my programming work …

Shopping for a New Gaming Mouse

When it comes to the technology I use on a daily basis, I depend on them to be top of the line and work perfectly.  These tools help me to do my business and without them, I would have nothing but problems.  In my line of work, I depend on my computer and the applicable …