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Gadgets

Capturing Life From the FrontRow

I’ve been known to be someone that tries gadgets and always gives the new weird things a chance (cough Google Glass cough) so when I saw that Ubiquiti Labs was introducing a new wearable camera I was intrigued by the concept and idea. But first who is Ubiquiti Labs? Well I know Ubiquiti as the…

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Cisco Aironet Developer Platform

Cisco Aironet Developer Platform A few months ago I had heard about a solution Cisco was working on to provide developers access to the modular interface on the AP3800. Cisco, for awhile, has had some sort of modularity in their high end AP but it was reserved for future standards or Cisco specific solutions. The…

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Just a Matter of Time…

Today is Apple’s “Spring Forward” event and we all assume that means we will finally get the last details of the Apple Watch as well as the prices. When Apple first announced the Apple Watch I was really intrigued and figured for sure I would run out and get one. Now as the months have…

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Check Check, 123 AirCheck

Wireless is black magic, or at least that is what everyone thinks. It’s one of those technologies that you can’t “see” when you are trying to troubleshoot and validate that it is working. This means we need the right tools for the job to get things done. I’ve used a lot of the different software…

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One Console to Rule Them All

As long as there has been networking equipment we have needed access into devices to configure and manage. Serial connectivity is the defacto setup method for new equipment so it’s only naturally that console servers have come to market. For example I use a Cisco 2811 at home in my lab for console connectivity but…

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Google Glass – The First Week

It’s been a week since I flew to Google’s NYC offices located at Chelsea Square to pickup my Google Glass. Back in March I put out at simple tweet to enter the #ifihadglass contest that @ProjectGlass was holding to be selected as a Glass Explorer. #ifihadglass I would help people that suffer with memory loss…

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Introducing the Sonos PLAYBAR

Sonos today announced their new component to their extensive HiFi wireless music system, the PLAYBAR. I’ve blogged a few times before about my Sonos equipment and the simplicity that comes with it. If you are not aware of Sonos head over to www.Sonos.com to learn more about it but in a nutshell it is a…

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Stung by a bee…

Ok so I’m a little behind on my WFD2 blog posts, been busy what can I say? One of the vendors that I was most interested in hearing from was Aerohive. If you haven’t heard of them you must be living under a rock or too heavily drinking your vendor of choice koolaid because they…

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A different kind of wireless…

What do you get when you combine skills from an RC hobbyist with a Wireless Engineer? A remotely controllable truck with video down-link. Over the past few summers I’ve been learning how to fly RC airplanes and have been fairly successful at them being able to land an RC plane on the water and fly…

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Sonos iPad App Review

In case you haven’t heard Sonos has released their iPad app in conjunction with their new version 3.3 software today. The iPad app which was originally to have launched earlier is trickling into the iTunes App Store as we speak. Having been fortunate to use the app for the past few months I can say…

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