Why I Keep Hand Written Notes – Old School IT Handbook

This is a stream of thought post on old school methods. I may do more of these if I get comments. In my desk I keep a Moleskine notebook I got on Amazon for way too much, it’s the one in the thumbnail. I started keeping this thing several years ago to keep track of […]

IFTTT (If This Then That) – First Thoughts

I was listening to Know How on the TWiT network this morning and they were talking about this service called IFTTT that will “Make the Web Work For You”. The basic idea is that the site will take you various web services like Dropbox, Facebook, Instagram and a lot more (57 in all), and let […]

Home Routers and Why You Need One

I like to think of modern home routers as your first line of defense against the bad things out there on the internet. They are super important, and everyone with internet access should have one. Most new routers have a lot of features that surpass “route traffic to the internet and back”. Your basic Linksys […]

How To Use ShoreTel Communicator On A Workstation Not On The Domain

Just a quick one today. My Google feeds showed a few people searching for ShoreTel not working on a computer not attached to your domain. This is incredibly simple and easy to set up. You do need to know a few things if you’ve integrated your ShoreTel server with your domain, though. By ‘default’ ShoreTel […]