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The Internet of Kerchings
Grow your own
Waze of the World
Root Cause Analysis
Wave & Pray (Updated)
Home is where the LAN is
OBDiant
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The Internet of Kerchings

The Internet of Kerchings

The tech savvy out there will have been hearing more and more a buzz phrase of “The Internet of Things” or IoT. The Oxford Dictionary defines it quite dryly as – “a proposed development of the Internet in which everyday objects have network connectivity, allowing them to send and receive data:”. Wahooo! I hear you [...]

Wave & Pray (Updated)

Wave & Pray (Updated)

UPDATED 19-05-2013 – Coincidentally my favourite tech site www.the-gadgeteer.com ran an review today on StewartStand RFID-blocking Card Case It wasn’t that long ago that we were happy to queue at the till and wait for the salesperson to fill out the credit card slip, imprint it with the card details and then get us to duly sign the [...]

Home is where the LAN is

Home is where the LAN is

  As soon as you mention that you work in IT one of two inevitable questions get asked. Either “Can you have a quick look at my Laptop” or “I’m having terrible problems with my network at home, what do you recommend”. The latter question is becoming more predominant with the increasing popularity of home [...]

OBDiant

OBDiant

I’m a big Audi fan and a Gadget Geek, so anything that plays to both these passions is a win. So I recently succombed and bought an iOBD2 from www.iOBD2.co.uk. OBD (or On-Board Diagnostics) is a pretty near industry standard for a diagnostic connector on most modern vehicles. It allows the appropriate equipment access to [...]

Grow your own

Grow your own

A recent addition to the Technology Marketeers dictionary has been “Ecosystem”. Now the traditional definition of “Ecosystem” is something along the lines of “a biological community of interacting organisms and their physical environment.” Now the likes of Apple would like you to think of an Ecosystem being a set of Apple sourced hardware and services [...]

Waze of the World

Waze of the World

I’ve been a long time fan of Google Maps as my SatNav of choice, ever since the Android app started it’s beta navigation option. If you don’t switch off your brain totally it rarely “steers” you wrong, and is great for local route finding for those difficult to find places, and for long journeys where [...]

Root Cause Analysis

Root Cause Analysis

There’s been a few articles recently that have caused me some consternation. They are all, in my humble opinion, basically linked in their root cause. (I’m big on root cause analysis, not enough of it done by my IT colleagues in an industry eager to simply rectify the immediate issue and simply lay blame, rather [...]