Bluetooth 5.0 – increases range by 4X and speed by 2X

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The new Bluetooth 5.0 wireless standard will increase range by 400% and speed by 200% and improve in automatically connecting enabled devices Bluetooth 5.0 to Quadruple Range, Double Speed http://www.pcmag.com/news/345316/bluetooth-5-0-to-quadruple-range-double-speed The next generation of Bluetooth devices will have quadruple the range and double the speed of what is currently available thanks to Bluetooth 5.0, which […]

Orlando Tragedies – Fake Donation website warnings

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As with most major events, fake donation sites and scams quickly emerge.  Users should always donate to the most mainstream and fully vetted sites where most of the donated monies will dgo to help the victims (e.g., American Red cross) http://www.local10.com/consumer/call-christina/fake-donation-sites-created-in-wake-of-orlando-massacre- http://give.org/news-updates/news/2016/06/bbb-offers-ten-giving-tips-for-orlando-tragedy/ http://arstechnica.com/security/2016/06/scammers-have-already-started-trying-to-exploit-orlando-shooting-for-bitcoins/ The vultures have already begun to descend on the tragedy in Orlando, […]

Microsoft Excel – Advanced tips for importing and structuring data

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PC World features article on advanced Excel tips for processing data that may not be structured into distinct columns initially   Excel pro tips: Importing and parsing data http://www.pcworld.com/article/3049943/software/excel-pro-tips-importing-and-parsing-data.html Data imported from other spreadsheets or databases is already separated into fields, using something called a field delimiter—a comma, tab, space, or custom character—to separate one field […]

Microsoft Security Updates – JUNE 2016

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Below are key resources documenting this recent monthly Microsoft Patch Tuesday release: https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/security/ms16-jun.aspx https://isc.sans.edu/mspatchdays.html?viewday=2016-05-10 http://blog.talosintel.com/2016/06/ms-tuesday.html Patch Tuesday for June 2016 has arrived where Microsoft releases their monthly set of security bulletins designed to address security vulnerabilities within their products. This month’s release contains 16 bulletins addressing 44 vulnerabilities. Five bulletins resolve critical vulnerabilities found in […]

Leadership – Key attributes to look for in a Leader

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John Maxwell shares excellent advice for IT and business leadership development http://www.johnmaxwell.com/blog/moving-beyond-the-one-man-show-investing-in-the-right-people In my book Developing the Leaders Around You, I devote an entire chapter to identifying potential leaders to develop. To me, this is the primary responsibility of any leader, and it’s also one of the most challenging tasks leaders face. It’s crucial to […]

Malware – Seven signs of an infected system in 2016

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As enumerated below, slow performance, unexpected actions, or blocked access to system tools may be signs of malware infection http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2416788,00.asp Computers are complicated enough that they don’t always do precisely what we expect. Sometimes an unexpected behavior is just a fluke; other times, it’s an outward and visible sign of an inward and terrible malware […]

Android Security – June 2016 update patches 40 vulnerabilities

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Several important security updates have been recently released for Android users http://www.eweek.com/blogs/security-watch/google-patches-40-android-flaws-in-june-update.html In its June Android update, released on June 7, Google has fixed 40 vulnerabilities, eight of which are rated critical. Once again, the security update includes a familiar set of flaws, with media server issues and Qualcomm drivers topping the list. In fact, […]

Apple – iOS 10 released to developers

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Apple has improvements planned for it’s key operating system and Siri that are scheduled to be released during Fall 2016 timeframe http://www.pcmag.com/news/345222/apple-ios-10-overhauls-messages-opens-siri-to-developers http://www.forbes.com/sites/gordonkelly/2016/06/14/apple-ios-10-vs-ios-9-whats-the-difference/ Apple released iOS 10 to developers today. A public beta will launch in July, and – like MacOS Sierra – it will arrive for everyone in the fall, likely around the same […]

Data Storage Technology – Glossary of key terms and acronyms

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While IT professionals are familiar with many of these special terms and acronyms associated with data storage, this glossary provides a comprehensive list of about two dozen key items   http://www.networkcomputing.com/storage/data-storage-terms-you-should-know/1781341645 In the last couple of years, the IT industry has created more acronyms than the US government. I won’t even get started on all the […]

Leadership – Team work and success require more than one person

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John Maxwell’s excellent leadership blog shares the need for leaders to mentor and groom successors for their position or their accomplishments will not be long lasting http://www.johnmaxwell.com/blog/the-limits-of-a-one-man-show “John, we have a problem” … As a leader, you get used to hearing those words. Challenges are a daily part of leadership. However, when this time when […]


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