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 The reasons may be different – fuzzy goals set for the business by the marketing department, outdated tools used for the campaign, lack of a unified system of goals for the promotion.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: 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…

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: 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…

SOLVED: Brief Explanation of the History and Differences in SSD Memory With a Focus On the Crucial P1

In the beginning (1970’s) IT Gods at companies like Western Digital and Commodore created spinning magnetic storage media called hard disk drives and the computer world saw that they were good.  However 50 years later, we had all but exhausted the improvements in speed we could make on such disks and the IT Gods again showed us the light with the invention of dramatically faster memory chips that could keep their data even when they…

VIDEO: Dell Optiplex 5070 Reviewed, Benchmarked, Disassembled & Upgraded To Crucial P1 SSD

In this video we explain the components and ports on the new Dell Optiplex 5070 SFF . We benchmark the 5070 with the Dell factory SK Hynix 256GB Class 35 NVMe SSD and then benchmark it again with an upgraded Crucial P1 1TB NVMe SSD. The video also shows a very basic disassembly of this this very simply Small Form Factor (SFF) computer. We explain the issues with the Crucial P1’s performance and life span including…

SOLVED: VIDEO: What is Intel Turbo Boost In Simple Terms & How Does It Work

Intel Turbo Boost is a hardware technology that Intel uses to put additional electricity into its CPU’s to have them temporarily operate at a levels above their traditional specification. You might be tempted to call this “overclocking” and while the concepts are very similar, they are definitely not the same. The two big differences between overclocking and Intel Turbo Boost is the warranty and how long the chip runs at the higher speed: With a…

SOLVED: What Do The Different Classes of Solid State Disk (SSD) Mean

At first glance all Solid State Disks (SSD’s) might look the same.  Instead of having two or three spinning disks inside small metal box (traditional hard drive), SSD’s have memory chips in a small box (or just on a tiny 2280 circuit board).  In fact there are many other factors to consider: The connector – SATA or PCIe The speed/type of RAM – obviously faster RAM will make for better performance The controller – the…