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Feed Subscription Stream Video Recorder (SVR-1000) – What To KNow

I’ve mentioned to a few people on Facebook and Twitter that I am a huge fan of and the features it provides.  When we built our house we decided to use one of their local dealers to handle the installation and monitoring.  They then tied the system into the system for management.  We integrated our Liftmaster Garage Doors ... Read More »

Ubiquiti Unifi Product Line Review

I sent out a couple tweets last week about doing a network upgrade in the house.  Yes it’s not even 6 months since I moved in and installed the network gear, but as time went on it became clear it was much more wonky than I expected.  Between the Apple Airport Extreme VLAN issues, and a tweaky UI on the ... Read More »

Things To Know About The New GoDaddy WordPress Hosting

About a month ago I migrated all of my sites from BlueHost back over to the new GoDaddy WordPress Hosting platform.   It’s funny how things go around, because when I started blogging I hosted on GoDaddy then and to be honest it was awful.  That being said they have released a new WordPress Hosting platform that looked to be ... Read More »

How to Use a Winegard Dome With DISH Network

Julie and I have had our RV now for just about a year.  One of the things that has driven me insane, and I suspect others as well is getting the proper settings on your Winegard Dome for DISH network.  What most RV dealers don’t know is there is multiple settings on the unit.  You also may need to CHANGE ... Read More »

The Apple Airport’s Dirty Little Secret

As part of the massive effort to build a new house I started trying to figure out the data network that we needed.  As most people know, you end up with a LOT of devices on a network these days.  Mobile devices, Whole Home Audio, Laptops, Thermostats, DVR, Televisions, DVD Players, just about everything.  Some things in my house were ... Read More »

Legrand NuVo Whole Home Audio Review

Most people that follow me know by now I’ve been building and finally moved into a new house in Greeneville, TN.  Something I researched and decided on early on in the process was installing a whole home audio setup throughout many of the rooms.  I looked at two options with NuVo and Sonos, and ultimately decided on the NuVo P-Series ... Read More »

My Outdoor Wi-Fi Setup Adventure

As many people know by now I have moved to Tennessee and started building a house.  While in the process of building we are living in a Motor Coach we purchased and staying long-term in a really nice RV park.  The people there are great and the owners are really nice and fun to talk to.  One of the first ... Read More »

Migrating From FeedBurner to Feedblitz

So a few days ago I decided to make the move, strictly because I moved my sponsorships over to the BuySellAds service and they had an option to show RSS Feed Subscribers.  Long story short, they were requiring the use of the FeedBurner Awareness API…which is dead.  The option was not working so it was suggested I change to another ... Read More »

Liftmaster myQ Internet Gateway Review

Okay so I am a technology freak like most people.  People like me are always on the lookout for the next new thing.  Well, here is something I just installed that can be a life saver if you are like me.  At least once a week I drive away from the house and say to my wife. “Did I close ... Read More »

How To Configure JWPlayer WordPress For Dual File Sources

Over the weekend I was working on another project and decided to document quickly the issue I was having with the Longtail Video JWPlayer 6 WordPress plugin.  There was about two days of troubleshooting for me to finally figure out the proper shortcode syntax to use with the newest version of the player.  The shortcode is the same regardless of ... Read More » Virtual PBX For Small Business

If you are a consultant, small business, home based business, or even a medium-sized business you want to check out this Virtual PBX phone service.  I’ve been using it for a few months now and it’s really very awesome to help you with really presenting yourself in a professional way.  I know a lot of you out there are huge technology fans ... Read More »

How To Manage Multiple Cloud Storage Vendors


In the ast few months I have been experimenting and playing with a number of Cloud Storage Vendors.  In fact I have become quite the fan of some of them for the ease of use for file sharing, streaming, podcasting, image and content distribution  and just offsite storage backups.  As I have been experimenting I also was looking for something to ... Read More »

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