Shameless Plug (aka I’m Available for Hire!!!)

Howdy Folks! After an enjoyable stint with a great organization, I have found myself back on the job market. If anyone reading this blog feels that my services and expertise fit a need in your organization, feel free to contact me for my CV. My contact information can be found here. I look forward to … Continue reading Shameless Plug (aka I’m Available for Hire!!!)

Creating a Bootable Disk on an USB to Install Operating Systems

  Remember when you required a whole box of floppies to contain the Windows Installation files? Thankfully, those days are over. Our data storage and transportation technologies have vastly improved over the past decade or three, and now you can create a bootable disk on your single, pocket sized thumb drive. Here is a two-step … Continue reading Creating a Bootable Disk on an USB to Install Operating Systems

Tech Tip: How to Save a Google Doodle for Offline Use

Google's Doodles are these fun little gimmicks, displays, and media presentations to honor events, people, holidays, innovations and other things associated with a specific date. However, some doodles may touch or entertain us, making us wish we had access to them for more than a 24 hour period. Good news! They are not gone forever … Continue reading Tech Tip: How to Save a Google Doodle for Offline Use

Tech Tip: How to Diagonally Split a Cell in MS Office (Excel and Word)

Many of us use MS Excel or tables in MS Word in our day to day professional life. They are great tools for accounting, data and statistics. Did you know you can create a diagonally split cell in MS Excel or in a table in MS Word? While it's purely cosmetic and does not actually … Continue reading Tech Tip: How to Diagonally Split a Cell in MS Office (Excel and Word)

Tech Tip: How To Change Time Zones in Firefox

While most browsers and operating systems have an inbuilt way of updating your time zone settings, Firefox does not have a default time setting that can be easily changed. For the business or leisure traveler, this can be annoying. Without the accurate timezone, several apps and features like iMessage on Mac or Cortana on Windows … Continue reading Tech Tip: How To Change Time Zones in Firefox

Tech Tip: How to Exclude a Domain from a Google Query Return

On any given day, there are over 3.5 billion search queries conducted through Google's search engine (or one query daily for every two people on earth).  Sometimes, however, we might want to filter the results to give a better targeted return for the search we are conducting. Even though I've discussed boolean search logic in … Continue reading Tech Tip: How to Exclude a Domain from a Google Query Return

Tech Tip: Fixing the Telugu Character Bug on iOS 11

While Apple's iPhone is the symbol of our current generations technological achievements, the iOS 11 operating system has probably been the buggiest OS of our generation. While Apple has been pretty responsive to the bugs that have been popping up in iOS 11, with their Patch Tuesday updates, each patch seems to be creating as … Continue reading Tech Tip: Fixing the Telugu Character Bug on iOS 11

Tech Tip: How to Prevent Skype From Automatically Launching At Login

There are several programs who's developer's designed them to launch immediately once you log in. This can be quite frustrating and annoying when you do not intend to use those applications during your sessions, and when they take a lot of valuable resources while your machine is still powering on. One of the biggest culprits … Continue reading Tech Tip: How to Prevent Skype From Automatically Launching At Login

Benefits of Two-Factor Authentication

It's becoming more common place to see suggestions or requirements for two-factor authentication from various pieces of technology, apps and sites. Often displayed with the shorthand 2FA, Two-Factor Authentication is an increasingly popular security method that requires two points of authentication from the user in order to grant them access. There is an obvious explanation … Continue reading Benefits of Two-Factor Authentication

Best Video Games of All Time

Video Gaming goes hand in hand with technology. Many graphical and processiong power advancements the gaming industry develops become more mainstream in the rest of the tech world as technology is diffused across industries. Most avid gamers have their favorite games that they have played. The list below contains my favorite console games that I've … Continue reading Best Video Games of All Time