2018 by the numbers–And new Channel Trailer!

2018 by the numbers–And new Channel Trailer!

As the year closes out, I just wanted to reflect on the progress of the blog and it’s related internet properties.  Straight away, the blog ... Read More

Is Amazon killing off the name Alexa?

Is Amazon killing off the name Alexa?

Clickbait? Sure.. ;) But interesting nonetheless I think.  With 2018 drawing to an end, I was thinking about how Amazon is absolutely crushing and dominating ... Read More

How to install Office 2019 (or 365) in 4 easy steps!

How to install Office 2019 (or 365) in 4 easy steps!

This awesome post from Jacques Bensimon is for all the Admins out there!  Have a great 2019! First off, this quick hit article is NOT ... Read More

Quick tip: Saving Credentials for Multiple RDP Hosts at the Same IP Address

Quick tip: Saving Credentials for Multiple RDP Hosts at the Same IP Address

Here’s a quick year end tip from Jacques Bensimon. If you use port translation to access multiple Microsoft Remote Desktop hosts behind a single external ... Read More

Fixing my Home Assistant Breaking Changes with Atom!

Fixing my Home Assistant Breaking Changes with Atom!

This weekend I did some maintenance on my Smart Home configurations and needed to correct some Breaking Changes that were introduced with some recent updates.  ... Read More

Automate your home using Amazon Routines! No Software Needed!

Automate your home using Amazon Routines! No Software Needed!

Home Automation is amazing!  I am personally a huge fan of Home Assistant for all my automation needs but it is not a one size ... Read More

Logitech removes local API access.  Bricks Harmony Hub for Home Automation Enthusiasts

Logitech removes local API access. Bricks Harmony Hub for Home Automation Enthusiasts

In another episode of Company knows Best, Logitech has decided to remove the unofficial local API access to their Harmony Hubs.  For many people (and ... Read More

A few devices share that name. No they Don’t Alexa! [Bad Firmware]

A few devices share that name. No they Don’t Alexa! [Bad Firmware]

This morning was a little frustrating in my Smart Home.   Looks like Amazon pushed out a new firmware to the Echo devices that really confused ... Read More

Determining (Almost) Any Shortcut’s Target

Determining (Almost) Any Shortcut’s Target

Here is another great utility that hits the mark from Jacques Bensimon!  So you’ve installed a Windows application, and now you’re interested in knowing the ... Read More

New Features of VMware UAG 3.4 (Universal Access Gateway)

New Features of VMware UAG 3.4 (Universal Access Gateway)

VMware UAG 3.4 was recently released.  I had a chance to deploy it at a client and it was super easy. Well, let’s just say, ... Read More