I have written an iOS app. It is very simple, solving a simple problem I encountered when travelling for work, changing hotels multiple times during a single business trip. When staying in a hotel with a keycard, I prefer not to carry the cardboard slip around with me. I get into the room and usually … Continue reading HotelRoom: iOS App debut
This post admittedly addresses an incredibly niche scenario, I was pleasantly surprised by this discovery and decided it was worth a sharing in the shape of a small blog post. This is loosely related to the Apple TV request to blast IR commands. I find it hard to comprehend why the Apple TV 4 and 5 … Continue reading Un-paired Siri Remote will retain IR programming
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
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
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.
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
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
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?
This post is a quick roundup of the basic command set required to configure your Autonomous Cisco AP from scratch for APoS.
Intended Audience: People experiencing Authentication Failure with Outlook 2016 for macOS and O365. Symptoms: Outlook 2016 for macOS stopped being able to connect to O365 and check mail, no error displayed at this stage. Credentials are definitely correct, still able to access O365 mail via iOS app and browser. Deleting and re-adding the account within Outlook … Continue reading Outlook 2016 for macOS, Authentication Failure, O365