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In Case of Emergency USB Device Review
A great idea of a USB Flash Drive that caught my eye in an advertisement I read on Facebook -- but how good is it? I purchased a couple to find out so here's a review of what I think about it, from a variety of perspectives.
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by:☠ MASQ ☠
Thanks Andrew, it's an interesting product  but I do have concerns about how it would be used as intended.

Surely the first responder/paramedic who would really benefit from having this data if the patient isn't able to provide it won't be able to access it.  Most don't carry devices which will read USB and those that do will have them locked down to prevent  infection of their computer from an unknown source and secure their patient data system.

I don't often hear "let me through, I've got a device that can read USB sticks" at the scene of an accident (OK, I never hear that).

Either at the scene or on transfer to hospital care it's more likely that your 'phone or wallet will have been checked for ID, contact details and anything useful that might impact on your medical care.

I'm sure the developer has the best of intentions for their product but despite our "Age of Technology" have reservations about its implementation here.
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Angular Fundamentals
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Angular Fundamentals

Learn the fundamentals of Angular 2, a JavaScript framework for developing dynamic single page applications.

This article is a short story about a troublesome Intel Video Driver problem
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RT-N16
There are articles on this topic, but I have decided to summarise everything in one, according to the tools we have in 2019 for the job. Provided you have the means mentioned, the task should take you up to 5 hours or less to get running again. It required however around 5 days for me to get there.
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by:Lucas Bishop
Wow, this is a really interesting article. I'd always written off hard bricked hardware as scrap bin material.
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by:Anton Shostak
I agree, that everyone would have done so, Lucas. But if you are a techie and deal with hardware, known to be "unbrickable", the process becomes a challenge and promises a great feeling, once you can accomplish something like this. In addition, JTAG method works with virtually any hardware, that has flash memory, so can save also priceless devices.

Andrew, indeed once the process is written out like here, it will not take long. But piecing this all together and researching, as well as trying all possible recovery methods is what takes time. However I am not a professional in soldering, neither had I an oscilloscope to know what signal levels I have to receive in the end.
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Best laptops for work
In the modern world, the laptop became the go-to device for work, especially for those working on the move. But among the endless variety of manufacturers, price levels and features on how to choose the best one? Find out in this article.
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by:Roland Harris
HI Andrew,

MacBook Air is really great if you have to use it on the go a lot as it weights basically nothing and having your system running of an SSD became a required feature in my opinion - I mean MacBook Pro still works pretty fast of an HDD, but Air is even better than that. I find that MacBook keyboards feel weird at first, but you really get used to them after a time.

Honestly, this is a very nice laptop. The only thing it could fall behind on is graphically intense tasks, even though Apple tries to play up the capabilities of the integrated GPUs, Intel HD Graphics were never really all that great. But then again things like rendering video is not the main purpose of this machine and it should be more than enough for other tasks.

I hope your purchase serves you well. One thing Apple always had is making their computers really pleasant to use.
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by:Ryan Chong
Need some guidance here as I'm looking to buy a new laptop soon for programming stuffs:

1. Will Dell XPS 13 (2018) outperform Dell XPS 15?

2. Is HP Probook 450 g5 a worth to buy?
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Sysadmin Day 2018 is coming up on July 27th, and, going along with the recent premiere of the new hit movie The Incredibles 2, we want to share a light-hearted and comical explanation of what sysadmins are and why they are so incredible.
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This article tries to be an eye-opener for a security aspect that should get more attention: watching the electrical power consumption of your computers! If you start reading this article and it does not sound security-related, just have a little patience and be assured: it is.
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Repair Corrupt Exchange Mailbox
Exchange not receiving an external email in 2016/ 13/ 10 / 07 version can occur due to the various issues. Get complete information to fix Exchange Server not receiving external or outside Email messages in a Public Folder mailbox and Distribution Group.
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What is Moore’s Law
Moore’s law state that computing power will double their speed every 18 months or so. While many have predicted the law to end in the 1980’s, it has been going strong even today - but for how long? Moore's Law suggests exponential growth, and it is unlikely it will last forever.
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Settings
Sometimes when I'm using my iPad, one of my apps will start acting weird or it just stops working. After reading articles and finding solutions on my own, I decided to share solutions I have found helpful.
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Want to create a VM? Here's how you do it.
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Ensure you’re charging the right price for your IT
Ensure you’re charging the right price for your IT

Do you wonder if your IT business is truly profitable or if you should raise your prices? Learn how to calculate your overhead burden using our free interactive tool and use it to determine the right price for your IT services. Start calculating Now!

For years I have put up with a wireless mouse that consistently disappears or is non-responsive. This is the story of how I discovered it wasn't really the mouse!
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Moore’s Law has proven itself time and time again since it was first introduced. So what’s next? Will Moore’s law continue to remain relevant, or will new technology take over and bring us the next big advancement in computing?
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If you're a modern-day technology professional, you may be wondering if certifications are really necessary. They are. Here's why.
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by:Kyle Santos
Justin's comment should be an article.  My kid is almost 2 and I'm thinking about how I can prepare him in the work force already so he has better advantages than I ever did!
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by:Jackie Man
@Kyle


My kid is almost 2 and I'm thinking about how I can prepare him in the work force already so he has better advantages than I ever did!

Are you kidding?

The most important aspect of childhood is to play.

The future generation will have nothing in common with ours and you need to know how to play in order to be successful.
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New style of hardware planning for Microsoft Exchange server.
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by:Andrew Leniart
Hi Abraham, I had to leave for a few days unexpectedly so apologies for the delay in editing.  I should be back in the next few days, however if you would like to have it edited sooner, please use the Request Attention option to contact a moderator who may be able to assist. Other than that, I'll get back on it first thing once I've retuned.

Regards,
Andrew
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This article will show how Aten was able to supply easy management and control for Artear's video walls and wide range display configurations of their newsroom.
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Backups and Disaster RecoveryIn this post, we’ll look at strategies for backups and disaster recovery.
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This article is in regards to the Cisco QSFP-4SFP10G-CU1M cables, which are designed to uplink/downlink 40GB ports to 10GB SFP ports. I recently experienced this and found very little configuration documentation on how these are supposed to be configured.
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RamChip
This article shows how to use a free utility called 'Parkdale' to easily test the performance and benchmark any Hard Drive(s) installed in your computer. We also look at RAM Disks and their speed comparisons.
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by:Jackie Man
Modern OS from Windows 7 onwards will disable disk cache and you will not have performance gain on using a RAMDisk.

Besides, the wearing from disk read and write will not have a significant impact to your SSD.

https://www.howtogeek.com/256859/dont-waste-time-optimizing-your-ssd-windows-knows-what-its-doing/

I have changed the HDD to SSD for a number of desktop PC for more than 18 months and they are still running to top speed like Day 1.

Before I changed to SSD, I did use RAMDisk to make Windows 7 ran faster by moving all cached and temporary files to the RAMDisk and my experience shows that the article in the link above is correct.

Besides, unless you are staying with 32 bit MS Windows, you will not have spare RAM for RAMDisk and it is better to let the OS to handle memory management.
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by:Thomas Zucker-Scharff
I found that on my Windows 10 64 bit machine with a 256gb boot SSD (1tb data drive HDD 7200rpm), RAMDisk made a huge difference.  I found the same on my brand new laptop (Lenovo Yoga) with SSD.  I even bought the software.
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ATEN / Arrow Electronics Case Study
Arrow Electronics was searching for a KVM (Keyboard/Video/Mouse) switch that could display on one single monitor the current status of all units being tested on the rack.
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OWASP: Avoiding Hacker Tricks
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OWASP: Avoiding Hacker Tricks

Learn to build secure applications from the mindset of the hacker and avoid being exploited.

The related questions "How do I recover the passwords for my Q-See DVR" and "How can I reset my Q-See DVR to eliminate a password" are seen several times a week. Here we discuss the grim reality of the situation.
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by:Kyle Santos
I don't have an explanation for the increased traffic to this question, but I've told them about your article each time.  These two pieces of content are also the top 2 results in Google.  That's awesome.  =)
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by:Guillermina saldana
I cant log in my Q see
User name admin
Password 123456
Wrong n i know i did not change it n know i cant log in
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VMware host backup
This article outlines why you need to choose a backup solution that protects your entire environment – including your VMware ESXi and Microsoft Hyper-V virtualization hosts – not just your virtual machines.
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A clone is a duplicate copy. Sheep have been cloned and maybe someday even people will be cloned, but disk cloning (performed by the hard drive cloning software) is a vital tool used to manage and protect data. Let’s look at what hard drive cloning software can do, starting with the basics.
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Sennheiser
This paper addresses the security of Sennheiser DECT Contact Center and Office (CC&O) headsets. It describes the DECT security chain comprised of “Pairing”, “Per Call Authentication” and “Encryption”, which are all part of the standard DECT protocol.
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Sennheiser
In the modern office, employees tend to move around the workplace a lot more freely. Conferences, collaborative groups, flexible seating and working from home require a new level of mobility. Technology has not only changed the behavior and the expectations of the workforce. It is also changing the
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Sennheiser
Great sound, comfort and fit, excellent build quality, versatility, compatibility. These are just some of the many reasons for choosing a headset from Sennheiser.
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