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If you're a geek or nerd worth the salt in your bread, you've no doubt heard of Fluke. They make those easily recognizable yellow digital multimeters that I used to see on every workbench when I worked at Cummins Electronics back in the day. Their newest tool is a small network tester called the LinkSprinter 200. [...]

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Posted in: Gear, News
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Adding additional file storage to your desktop and laptop computers is a snap these days with the variety of USB hard drives that are on the market. Seagate is a brand that I've come to trust over the years, so when they asked if I would like to take a look at their FreeAgent GoFlex [...]

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Posted in: Computer Gear, Laptops and Gear, Reviews

Universal Network Cable

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This Universal Network Cable from ThinkGeek.com would be great for all the IT people out there that are constantly in need of different network cables.  The Universal Network Cable has a selector to convert it to 5 different cable types.  Cable options include rolled, crossover, straight-through, loopback, and T1.  Priced at $24.99, it seems reasonable [...]

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Posted in: Computer Gear, Laptops and Gear, News
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The gateway between your home/office network and the rest of the internet is your router, and in most cases it's  a very 'dumb' device. That's started to change, with routers becoming more useful, and I started thinking about getting an upgrade. I've been using a Linksys WRT-54GL with DD-WRT firmware for the last couple months [...]

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Posted in: Home, Kitchen, Reviews, Wireless
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The FreeAgent DockStar is made especially for the Seagate FreeAgent Go external hard drive. It's a special docking cradle that connects to your home network via an Ethernet cable to allow access to the drive's contents from anywhere on your network or the universe or that matter. You can also send pictures from your iPhone [...]

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Posted in: Computer Gear, Laptops and Gear