Feature Request: Apple TV, more advanced Volume control via IR

The Apple TV 4 / 4K (5th Generation) is great! This is not a review article but I am impressed and satisfied with the Apple TV experience. The Scenario I have a “Bose Solo 5” soundbar attached to the TV via Optical audio input (you know, the fiber optic cable that can carry audio). The … Continue reading Feature Request: Apple TV, more advanced Volume control via IR

Feature Request Articles: Introduction

Recently I have been (over)thinking over a few “concepts” / “ideas” / “product and service improvements” and to express these ideas I thought that it might be fun to write them down and publish them as blog articles. Perhaps I can articulate my point and generate some momentum for the idea, perhaps not. Either way, … Continue reading Feature Request Articles: Introduction

How You Hang Your Hardware

An overview of the professional solutions I have encountered that allow you to attach your Wi-Fi survey gear to your laptop screen.
Followed by a look at some of the USB Hub modifications I have made to customise my USB 2.0 Octopus Hub.

GPS survey with Ekahau – setting up

Intended Audience: Anyone wishing to perform GPS survey using Windows 10, GpsGate and Ekahau Site Survey Pro. Requirements: Ekahau Site Survey Pro, compatible USB GPS receiver (I am using a Garmin 62s handhled GPS unit), Windows Operating System Step 1 – Download and install the latest version of GPSGate Splitter This application is referred to … Continue reading GPS survey with Ekahau – setting up

Windows 10, O365, Custom Install, Specific Applications ONLY

Intended Audience: Anyone who wants to install only specific O365 applications within Windows Method: Use the Microsoft Office Deployment Tool Downloaded from here: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=49117 Configuration options for the Office Deployment Tool: https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj219426(v=office.15) You can either create your .xml manually or use this ODT .xml configurator tool: http://officedev.github.io/Office-IT-Pro-Deployment-Scripts/XmlEditor.html Why: I wanted to install Microsoft Word only, … Continue reading Windows 10, O365, Custom Install, Specific Applications ONLY

AP Name Broadcasting – Can you help?

I have created a “page” on this blog, where I would like to compile data regarding the AP Name Broadcast feature offered (or not) from each of the Wi-Fi Vendors. I am very keen to keep the information on this page up to date and accurate! If you have detail to add, or you spot … Continue reading AP Name Broadcasting – Can you help?