5 tips for using Microsoft's To Do task-tracking app on Macs, iPhones and iPads
on September 24, 2021 at 4:04 pm
Many task management and reminder apps promise to simplify your planning, but only one is well integrated within the Microsoft 365 suite. Learn how to leverage Microsoft To Do using Apple hardware.
iPadOS 15: Best uses for Apple Pencil
on September 24, 2021 at 3:37 pm
Learn about the new Apple Pencil and iPadOS 15 features that can improve your workflow, let you use handwriting with the Notes app, and more.
How to secure SSH logins with port knocking
on September 23, 2021 at 1:53 pm
Knock, knock ... who's there? SSH. SSH who? You need to lock down your servers so that only you have access via SSH. One way to help that is with knockd. Jack Wallen shows you how.
Storage for unstructured big data should be part of a company's strategy
on September 22, 2021 at 9:10 pm
For many IT organizations, data storage is an afterthought and not a strategic concern. However, when it comes to big data management, storage should occupy center stage.
Communities in need get a boost from Wi-Fi 6 technology
on September 22, 2021 at 6:49 pm
Here's how one company boosts connectivity to rural communities, offering streaming and Wi-Fi calling to those without service.
HP launches cloud-based print subscription plan for hybrid work environments
on September 22, 2021 at 3:00 pm
The company also announced new features in its Amplify Data Insights platform at HP Reinvent.
10 teams from 21 universities compete for $1.5 million in Indy Autonomous Challenge
on September 21, 2021 at 1:05 pm
Algorithms will drive the cars and make decisions based on inputs from cameras, GPS inputs and long-range LiDAR.
IonQ puts its newest quantum computer to a Monte Carlo test with partners Goldman Sachs and QC Ware
on September 21, 2021 at 11:50 am
A pre-publication research paper is the latest proof of concept project from IonQ to apply the power of quantum to machine learning.
Why I won't be buying Apple's new iPad mini
on September 20, 2021 at 8:14 pm
Apple's iPad lineup has long included the versatile mini. But the new 6th generation iPad mini leaves out one important upgrade, prompting Erik Eckel to worry the new mini's days may be limited.
Windows 11 prep: How to convert MBR hard drive partitions to GPT
on September 20, 2021 at 7:12 pm
For added security, Windows 11 will forgo the older MBR partition scheme and use GPT instead. That may require users to convert their older hard drives. Here is how to do it.
Apple Watch Series 7: A cheat sheet
on September 16, 2021 at 10:15 pm
Apple's latest watch is its most durable and comes with an optimized user interface and faster charging, among other features.
Apple's September 2021 event highlights: iPhone 13, Apple Watch Series 7, new iPads and more
on September 16, 2021 at 9:05 pm
Karen Roby, Bill Detwiler and Brandon Vigliarolo unpack the event, which announced the launch of iPhone 13, a new iPad and iPad mini, and the Apple Watch Series 7.
Quantum news: IonQ and Accenture announce partnership and a startup uses diamonds as qubits
on September 16, 2021 at 2:24 pm
Quantum computing moves farther into the mainstream with global consulting deal and new hardware that could sit in a server room.
GlobalFoundries announces new 5G and Wi-Fi 6/6e chips at tech summit
on September 15, 2021 at 4:01 pm
The company has doubled output of automotive chips and plans to keep on increasing production.
Microsoft PowerShell: Learn how to automate your workday
on September 13, 2021 at 8:08 pm
Get more done with less effort by automating as many of your daily tasks as you can instead of manually performing each one yourself. Learn how to do it with this class.
How to utilize openssl in Linux to check SSL certificate details
on September 13, 2021 at 6:04 pm
SSL certificates are an integral component in securing data and connectivity to other systems. Learn tips on how you can use the Linux openssl command to find critical certificate details.
Protect your endpoints with top EDR software
on September 13, 2021 at 1:42 pm
Endpoint detection and response (EDR) software detects and identifies threats on network-connected devices. Compare features of top EDR tools.
How to deploy FileRun, an on-premise alternative to Google Drive
on September 9, 2021 at 1:58 pm
You or your small business might want to house certain files on a private platform similar to Google Drive. You can do that with FileRun. Jack Wallen shows you how.
Cisco's SD-WAN connects electric race car on the Red Bull track with a driver 43 miles away
on September 3, 2021 at 10:00 am
A driverless car will do a lap before the races in Spielberg, Austria this weekend.
How to monitor your Linux servers with Checkmk
on September 2, 2021 at 6:12 pm
Find out how to set up the powerful Checkmk monitor to keep tabs on all of your networked servers.
Try this easy-to-use chat server on your LAN
on September 1, 2021 at 8:00 pm
Deploy your own, in-house chat server in less than 10 minutes to make it easier for employees to communicate and collaborate.
Top 10 tech and health jobs with the best pay and growth potential
on August 27, 2021 at 5:26 pm
A new analysis shows that infosec analysts, sysadmins and network architects will see the most growth over the next decade.
An easy fix to the new Google Drive storage problem for Google Photos
on August 9, 2021 at 12:37 pm
Jack Wallen shows you how he's avoided filling up Google Drive with photos from his Android devices with the help of Nextcloud.
Top 5 self-hosted photo storage options
on August 4, 2021 at 2:55 pm
Tom Merritt talks about self-hosting your own photo storage so you don't have to keep paying for storage space.
Amazon Prime Day 2021 deals on external storage
on June 22, 2021 at 3:08 pm
Prime Day is back, and it's the perfect occasion to get a new external storage device in any number of form factors, capacities and intended purposes.
Western Digital adds new embedded flash drive storage option for 5G phones
on June 22, 2021 at 12:00 pm
The company says the storage will make it easier for users to take advantage of Wi-Fi 6 connections by speeding up sequential writes and downloads.
This open-source Microsoft benchmark is a powerful server testing tool
on June 10, 2021 at 10:22 am
Storage is a vital component of a modern server. DISKSPD can provide valuable insights into how it performs under different workloads.
Apple iCloud: A cheat sheet
on June 7, 2021 at 7:33 pm
Apple's iCloud is a cloud file storage and services platform that provides users with secure ways to store and share files, find lost equipment and synchronize information across multiple devices.
Microsoft OneDrive: A cheat sheet
on June 1, 2021 at 8:53 pm
For Windows 10 and Office 365 users, the default cloud storage service is Microsoft OneDrive. Use this guide to get up to speed on Microsoft's cloud storage app.
Google Photos: Here is an easy solution to the new Google Drive storage problem
on June 1, 2021 at 4:03 pm
The new Google Photos policy is now in effect. Jack Wallen shows you how he's managed to avoid filling up Google Drive with photos from his Android devices with the help of Nextcloud.