Tag Archive for electronic engineering

Wired is Always Better

Many of my customers have heard me opine that if at all possible at least one connection to their router should be hard-wired Ethernet over UTP, Unshielded Twisted Pair.  Many of the reasons for this are given in this excellent Wall Street Journal article.  This is the main reason why I went to the trouble…

Laptop Lockups

Bless the little laptops.  Their tiny brains sometimes get so confused.  If your laptop is unresponsive to the power on/off button, perform this simple procedure and most of the time you will be back on the air in a minute or so. First, unplug the  AC adapter from your laptop. Second,close the top, if opened,…