Tag: Wifi

Windows Networking Still so clunky, big disk problems with Windows Server and 5GHz WiFi DFS Problems

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Man, I don’t use Windows too much any more, but somehow I would have thought that simple things like discovery in a home network would be fixed by now. With a Mac, it is trivial to discover a server with something claleedd Bonjour (or mDNS Responder) for power nerds. This basically has each peer in…

Unifi Instability with Reconnects and Lost Passwords

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This has been pretty strange and I’m pretty sure it has to do with the zillions of settings in the Unifi controller. I’ve been pretty aggressive about hitting every box for our home network, but here are some learnings from reading troubleshooting tips from Unifi: The symptoms: Devices will refuse to connect to our network…

iPhone 3G Reviews

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Well, “ilounge”:http://www.ilounge.com/index.php/news/comments/live-iphone-3g-vs-iphone-comparison-test-results-here/ has a good first review set: * The White 16GB is going to be much cleaner with fewer fingerprints than the black one. I’m kinda regretting ordering the black one now that I’ve seen photos. The white one is actually quite cute. * Some folks are saying that this is really like iPhone…

Free iPhone Wifi at Starbucks

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Hey a big incentive to learn how to make iPhone’s a proxy server for your laptop! AT&T Officially Lists Wi-Fi Hotspot Access with iPhone Plans – Mac Rumors AT&T’s iPhone website (under ‘Plans’ tab) has been updated to reveal that each iPhone plan now includes access to their “more than 17,000 Wi-Fi hotspots, including Starbucks…

First comparison of MacBook Air vs. the Lenovo Thinkpad X300

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The ultraportables are some of the most interesting improvements being made now. With the “X300”:http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2270393,00.asp out now, you can really make a comparison. The long and short of it is that the X300 looks like a PC rather than a style marvel and has a solid state disk like the MacBook Air option. It does…