Posts Categorized: Technology

8 most dangerous consumer technologies

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High-tech consumer products and services of all kinds are making their way into the workplace. They include everything from smart phones, voice-over-IP systems and flash memory sticks to virtual online worlds. And as people grow more accustomed to having their own personal technology at their beck and call — and in fact can’t imagine functioning without it — the line between what they use for work and what they use for recreation is blurring.

Exchange 2007 Lessons.

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Scott Lowe has a good article here describing some of the obsticles he ran into while installing Microsoft Exchange 2007 This will be helpful if I decide to stick with Exchange and upgrade to the 2007 release.

Does Google have their eye on the “Apple”

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By now you may have heard of Google’s new initiative known as “Android”. Android is Google’s new project set to bring an open source mobile platform based on the Linux OS to the cell phone market. So what does this mean for the cell phone and mobile markets? Google has created an alliance called the […]

Exchange Server Dilema

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A Quick Rant: It is time to start planning for server upgrades at the company I work for. At the center of our network, we have an exchange 2000 server loaded with public folders. Public folders are crucial to our daily work and are used to organize all current publicity tours. Unfortunately, Microsoft has planned […]

Plutohome, Asterisk and a X100P FXO Card

Posted by & filed under Home Automation, Open Source, Technology.

So I have been working on setting up a fully integrated home automation system available from If you are not aware, PlutoHome is home automation system available to the open source community with features to satisfy everyone from simple home controls, to advanced voip and media integration. My latest venture into setting up a […]

LG will use ZigBee Wireless for LG HomNet system

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LG has announced that they will adopt ZigBee technology to power their HomNet System. LG, one of the leading providers of home appliances and entertainment equipment/devices is lending some much needed support to the ZigBee technology at a time when it’s reliability is being questioned. I will not hide the fact that I am a […]

PHP – Break the Web Shackles!

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Over the last couple years or so, my development focus has been on the .NET Framework and C# so, I’m sad to say, it’s been a while since I’ve written any “real” PHP code. I think the main reason for this is that I have been developing more and more desktop applications and less web […]