SOLVED: Simple Buyers Guide To Electric Vehicle Chargers

If you have an Electric Vehicle (EV) or a Plug In Electric Vehicle (PHEV) then you likely need a second charger because the one that shipped with you car is not powerful enough or you need a second one for travelling. When you are looking at EV chargers there are myriad of charger with confusing options that range from $175 to $1500.  The good news is it is far less complex than you might imagine…

SOLVED: Download Microsoft Edge Chromium Browser Now… HERE

A few months ago Microsoft CEO Satya Nadala announced they are giving up on their own Edge browser engine because it cannot get past 5% market share, and replacing it will a Chromium (think Google Chrome) based product. Google made its engine, Chromium, open source (aka,  public domain) in 2008 when it was new and Microsoft scoffed at it.  Today Chrome and its Chromium based derivatives have 80% of the browser market and Microsoft stopped…

How To Stop The Samsung S9/S10 Bixby Button From Activating

Samsung Bixby is a personal assistant that I would get to like if it did not jump in my face so frequently.  Bixby starts most often when I accidentally click the Bixby button on the left of my S9 near the volume buttons.  There was no easy way to block this in the past without getting an app which usually adds junk to your phone. Android 9, released a few months ago, has a new…

SOLVED: How To Disable Gestures – Android Samsung S9/S10 From Dialing Automatically

Gestures can be really useful, especially for those that embrace them and learn to get around the qwerks.  They can be particularly useful to someone with a disability, but for others gestures can be exceptionally annoying. Android 9 wants to dial when you swing my phone, if there is a number on the screen.  Specifically if you have a text message or contact open and you swing your phone (to your pocket, or head, to…

SOVLED: McAfee Removal Tool / Uninstaller

If you have a McAfee product that is stuck on your computer, there is a tool that McAfee developed to solve the problem.   The McAfee Endpoint Product Removal tool will forcibly remove: McAfee Agent McAfee VirusScan Enterprise McAfee Host Intrusion Prevention McAfee SiteAdvisor Enterprise McAfee Data Loss Prevention McAfee Active Response McAfee Endpoint Security McAfee DAT Reputation McAfee Client Proxy MVISION Endpoint McAfee Policy Auditor Agent McAfee Endpoint Intelligence Agent McAfee File and Removable Media…

SOLVED: Complete List of Screen Resolution Names, Sizes and Aspect Ratios

If you are interested in anything with screen these days, you will be hit with a barrage of acronyms, sizes, resolutions and aspect ratios.  Below is a list we compiled of all the various screen resolutions which answer questions like, what is 8K, what is 10K and what is 16K? If you are skimming through this chart then you will like also be interested in two other recent articles: VIDEO: Why You Can’t See 4K,…

SOLVED: What is the Difference Between the Seagate BaraCuda Pro and IronWolf Pro & Why is IronWolf Cheaper?

For the last few days we have been banging around the idea of large 14TB disks and we wanted to source the fastest, most reliable, least expensive disks possible.  We know the Seagate BaraCuda is targeted to desktops / workstations and the Seagate IronWolf is targeted at disk arrays, wanted to know the physical difference between these two. When the IronWolf was released under Seagate’s new branding strategy a few years ago, the difference was…

SOLVED: Quick Answers to Frequently Asked Questions about SIM Cards

Below are quick answers to every question about SIM’s we have been asked in recent years: 1 – What Does SIM Stand For? SIM in an acronym for Subscriber Identity Module. 2 – What Is the Purpose of a SIM Card? A SIM contains a globally unique serial number (called an international mobile subscriber identity aka IMSI or IMEI) that your cell provider can match to your contract and then allow the appropriate level of…

SOLVED: VIDEO: How To Set Office 365 Pro Plus To Run on a Kiosk with Shared Activation

In this video we explain how to set Office 365 Pro Plus (Office 2016, Office 2019) to run on a kiosk by using Office Shared Activation.  We also also show how to verify it. Shared Office Activation lets you to deploy Office 365 ProPlus to computers that are accessed by multiple users.  Some examples of supported scenarios for using what Microsoft calls “shared computer activation” (and I call Kiosk Mode) are: More than one employee…

SOLVED: Scrub Office License, Credentials & Identity To Solve Sorry, Another account from your organization is already signed in on this computer

When starting an Office 365 Pro Plus (Office 2016, Office 2019) product like Word, Excel, PowerPoint or Outlook you may be prompted to log in.  At that point you may see: Sorry, another account from your organization is already signed in on this computer   There are two ways to solve this but each one starts with closing ALL Office products including Skype and Teams.  For some reason, you also need to close Internet Explorer…

SOLVED: VIDEO: Jabra Speak 710 Unboxing Setup Twinning & Comparison to Poly Callisto 600 & 7200

The Jabra Speak 710 Bluetooth wireless AND cabled USB external speaker is a very solid product. It is a nice improvement on the Jabra Speak 410 and 510 sound pucks but when compared to the Plantronics Calisto 7200, Calisto 600 and the Polycom VoxBox it really shines. In this video we unbox, configure and demonstrate the Jabra Speak 710 features including how to twin two 710’s to act as one thereby supporting a room of…

SOLVED: VIDEO: Configure & Mount Crestron TSS-7 Room Booking Connect Directly to Office 365 Hosted Exchange Online

If you are looking for a room booking screen to sit in front of a Boardroom / Huddle Room / Focus Room … and you want to avoid middleware servers or monthly subscription expenses and complexity, you can use the Crestron TSS-7.  The TSS7 is easy to configure to display calendar information directly from Hosted Exchange (like Office 365), On-Premises Exchange or even GMail. If the video below, we unbox a brand new Crestron TSS-7,…

SOLVED: Samsung S9 S10 Stops Recording Video at 5 or 10 Minutes

If you have an Samsung S9 or S10 and you have found that is stops recording video after 10 minutes, it is because you are recording at a rate above 1920 x 1080 30 frames per second. Here are the limitations: 5 Minute max – UHD 60 FPS 3840 x 2160 10 Minute max – UHD 30 FPS 3840 x 2160 10 Minute max – FHD 60 FPS 1920 x 1080 Limited only be storage…

SOLVED: What Is Ray Tracing, RTX and DXR In Simple Language

What is Ray Tracing: Ray Tracing is the newest way for video cards to generate the graphics.  Video cards typically draw a thousands or triangles to represent angles and then fill those triangles in with “shaders”.  This process is being replaced with Ray Tracing which builds a graphic pixel by pixel by calculating the light rays coming from every light source including reflections. Ray Tracing produces vastly superior images when compared to the old polygon…