Category: Internet

Using the Netgear Orbi WiFi Router

UPDATE 10/28/2019: After resetting unexpectedly, the Orbi has been flawless since April 4, 2019 and before that for several months. Not sure why it reset, but, check out the rules below, just in case. 🙂 Rules:  #1. Keep the QR code handy. #2. Connect to it, via your […]

Cutting the Cord

Introducing a NEW series on  “Cutting the Cord”. I have talked about some of the shifts in technology (Videoconferencing, HDTV, Wireless Networking, Digital TV, Blu-Ray, etc) in this blog, and guess what?  The technology world is once again on the verge of a major shift: This time […]

Google Search Goes Mobile

As of today (April 21, 2015) when you do a Google search from your tablet, phablet, or smartphone you will see a list of web sites starting with those that are “mobile friendly”, meaning those web sites that, when viewed on a small screen, do not need to […]

2015 International CES

GEEK heaven.  TechyMike will plan on going next year!   — — The International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) runs this year, in Las Vegas, from Jan 5 (for Keynotes and such) while the exhibit floor will be open Jan 6 thru 9. The CES traditionally is THE place […]

Internet Speed Testing

I spent a few minutes doing some Internet speed tests here at AltamontCowork. I tested various configurations (wired vs wireless vs different wired jacks vs different wireless speeds). In other words I did a lot of testing……and had some FUN. Here are my tests from this morning (the various […]