Systemic Internet Marketing – Effective Approach to Your Business

The Internet is becoming a key channel for attracting new customers and engaging existing ones. However, network promotion does not always bring the desired result to the company, especially if handled one way. The reasons may be different – fuzzy goals set for the business by the marketing department, outdated tools used for the campaign, lack of a unified system of goals for the promotion. On top of this, a non-converting design of a landing…

SOLVED: Cannot PXE Boot From Dell Dock

After much effort, Jesse from Dell tech support has confirmed the that the Dell D3100, D1000, D6000, and DA100 docks are NOT supported for PXE booting. I have PXE booted from a Dell WD15 (shown below) with a Type-C connector on a Dell Latitude 7400 2 in 1 so I know that works. Note that getting PXE booting to work on the newer Dell laptops like the 7400 require some changes in the BIOS that do…

SOLVED: Dell Latitude 7400 Will Not PXE Boot

If you have a Dell 7400 (including the 2 in 1 model) you may find PXE book is not an option in the BIOS / UEFI.  Fortunately this can be resolved: Boot into the BIOS /UEFI by pressing F12 repeatedly at boot up and then click BIOS SETUP Enable General > Advanced Boot Options > UEFI Network Stack Enable System Configuration > Thunderbolt Adapter Configuration > Thunderbolt Boot Support Enable both Thunderbolt & Thunderbolt (and…

Solved: How To Push a User GPO To Only Some Computers

If need to have different settings for your users depending upon which computers they are on this is the article for you.  Trying to set and HKCU entry based on the machine can be easily done but the process is not obvious. Our customers wants users to have the default 1 year of caching in Outlook so when they are on a plane, they still have their mail BUT they also was users to log…

SOLVED: VIDEO: Dell Latitude 7400 2in1 Unboxing Disassembly Review & Benchmark

We unbox, mildly disassemble, review and then benchmark the new Dell Latitude 7400 2-in-1 laptop. These are impressive devices that are both powerful and ultra-portable: The key specifications are: 8th generation Intel i5-8265U U = ultra low power for extended battery life 8GB RAM DDR3 256GB Class 40 SSD 14″ laptop in a 13″ all aluminum chassis 2.99lbs high quality touch screen that folds all the way back to turn into a tablet We compare the…

Understanding the impact of connected cars on smartphones

Using your smartphone on the road More and more vehicles are becoming connected. What does that even mean? A connected vehicle is a car that features intelligent systems. It is capable of optimizing its own operation and ensuring the convenience and comfort of the passengers. The first connected car appeared on the scene in 1996. General Motors, together with Motorola Automotive, released OnStar, a ride that you cannot put a price on. What is so…

Can Technology Tools Engage Students In The Classroom?

Not a long time ago, many teachers believed that technology used to distract students. It was a completely wrong belief that technology keeps students from focusing. Students were not allowed to use computers and phones in the classroom. Luckily, the situation has changed, and teachers referred to another solution to harness tech-savvy and make everything possible to engage young people with online technology tools to help them complete college assignments more straightforward and faster. The…

SOLVED: How To Block Users From Installing Add-Ins In Outlook & OWA on Office 365 Hosted Exchange

If you are using Office 365 Hosted Exchange in your company, you will likely want to control what add-ins your users have access to.  Typically, an administrator will want to add an ADD-IN into  SERVICES & ADD-INS (causing the add-in to install nearly instantly in OWA and Outlook) but also ensure that standard users can not install any other add-ins by themselves. Unfortunately it is not as simple as you might think. The Way You…

SOLVED: Quick Way To Test A Mail Server Using Telnet

If you have a mail server that you are having problems with, the easiest way to test it is using Telnet: Launch APPS AND FEATURES Install TELNET Windows 10 –  PROGRAMS AND FEATURES > TURN WINDOWS FEATURES ON OR OFF Windows 2016 – SERVER MANAGER > LOCAL SERVER > MANAGE > ADD ROLES AND FEATURES > Telnet is a FEATURE Launch CMD always a good idea to RUN AS AN ADMIN, but not required Type…

SOVLED: ‘Registration Failed’ Appears When Registering for Chat/RCS

If you try to enable to enable RCS/Chat today it will likely come back with a “Registration Failed” error because your provider does not support it YET… but it is coming very soon. To confirm this is the problem you should contact your cell phone network provider. To see which telco’s and cell manufactures have signed on to support RCS/Chat click HERE. We also have a very brief Top 10 Things You Should Know About…

SOLVED: What is the Orange N on my Samsung Cell Phone Messaging App?

If you have an Android cell phone or more specifically and Samsung cell phone, you will likely see an white ‘N’ in an Orange circle on the 3 dot settings icon of your MESSAGES app.  The ‘N’ is an indication there is something NEW for you to look at. Today that is likely trying to get you to enable the new and awesome feature named Chat.  Chat is what consumers will call Rich Communication Services…

SOLVED: The Top 10 Things You Need To Know About RCS/Chat

In the most direct terms, Rich Communications Services (RCS) is a Google developed, global standard for enhanced texting. We were recently asked “What is RCS Rich Communication Services” so we decided to write up this very quick ‘top 10’ of what everyone should know about it: RCS is designed to compete with What’sApp, WeChat, iMessenger, Telegram and other add on apps that chew up your data plan.  RCS/Chat is not supposed to cost extra or…

SOLVED: What Companies Support RCS (Rich Communication Service)/Chat

As of spring 2018, the following telco’s has signed on to support RCS (Rich Communication Service). If you want to very quickly get up to speed on RCS, click HERE for our Top 10 Things Everyone Should Know About RCS. Advanced Info Service (AIS) – Thailand Airtel – India América Móvil – Mexico AT&T – USA Axiata – Malaysia Beeline – Russia Bell Mobility – Canada China Mobile – China China Telecom – China China…

SOLVED: What Type of SSD Should I Buy?

In our article A Brief Explanation of the History and Differences in SSD Memory With a Focus On the Crucial P1 we explained the different types of modern day SSD’s and how they came to be.  That leaves most people with the simple question of ‘what type of Solid State Drive should I buy?’ and we wanted to answer that in the most direct fashion.  However, like every other tech question there, it depends on…