Review of Google OnHub WiFi router with AC and 13 Antennas by TP-LINK

AC WiFi Protocol Support Means Fast Speeds For Multiple Users Google’s OnHub Home WiFi router is priced at $199.99 and comes with two color options, dark blue and black.   I actually painted mine white since it is mounted high up on the wall for good signal coverage.  Painting is easy since you can remove the outer […]


Apple’s iOS 9.3 now supports Verizon Wi-Fi Calling

Read more at ned.sudduth.org UPDATE:  9.3 is now available for everyone. Apple’s current iOS 9.3 public beta release supports Verizon’s Wi-Fi calling. You can get it now and avoid waiting for the general release.  Apple now allows anyone to sign up for their Public Beta program and it only takes 3 minutes to sign up, then […]


How to avoid excess mobile data charges in your iPhone

Turn Wi-Fi Assist off in 4 easy steps The new release of Apple’s iOS version 9 included many very cool new features and improvements.  Unfortunately, it also included one new feature that was defaulted to ON on all new phones and upgraded devices.   It is so bad that Apple is being hit with a lawsuit […]


Font Awesome to PNG Application for MacBook

Now you can Create PNG files from the Font Awesome icon library instantly, offline and natively on your macbook!  The app is called Font Awesome to PNG and is available in the Apple Mac App store for $2.99.   I bought it today and used it to make 3 icons for a project I am […]


Activate Low Power Mode in iOS 9 to Extend Battery Life

If you wish to extend your iPhone’s battery life, you can enable Low Power Mode under Settings > Battery. In Low Power Mode, iOS conserves the battery by enabling energy-saving measures.  The mode automatically disables after charging for a while. Here are some things the new mode will do: Reduce CPU and GPU performance Pause discretionary and […]


Elgato Eve Weather and Apple TV HomeKit Integration

Read more at ned.sudduth.org The Internet of Things has finally arrived at my home. I have a 3rd Generation Apple TV which is compatible with Apple’s emerging HomeKit ecosphere of home automation.   As of right now, there are exactly five device manufactures that support HomeKit and a total of exactly 15 compatible ‘things’ that are available to purchase. […]


Review of Vantage WordPress theme, by SiteOrigin

When I develop websites for people, I exclusively use the WordPress platform on 1and1 servers.  Two years ago I built a simple one page website for a company without the power of WordPress and I regrettably wasted many hours of coding unnecessarily.  I won’t make that mistake again.  Wordpress saves me time and brings a […]


Use your iPad or MacBook as a speakerphone with your iPhone.

As a frequent business traveler, I have been thinking about getting a portable bluetooth speakerphone that I can use in hotel rooms for conference calls.  When I heard about the Yosemite ‘calling’ feature, I decided to wait and try it out.  Read more at ned.sudduth.org  According to Apple, you can use your laptop as a speaker […]


How to make PowerPoint slides with Font Awesome icons

Do you want to improve the graphical look of your power point presentations?  For a very modern up-to-date look and feel, use Font Awesome Icons in your slide presentation.   Web developers are using Font Awesome Icons more and more in very creative ways.  Every few months, brand new icons are released and made available, all […]


Get your Trusted Travel ID for TSA Pre via Global Entry

If you, like me, travel internationally frequently, you have or are likely considering obtaining Global Entry Status from the United States Customs office.    The TSA PRE program costs $85 for domestic travel.  For an extra $15, you can get TSA PRE and Global Entry.   It will take a bit longer, depending on how […]