AirPort Extreme 802.11n Firmware 7.2.1

While I don’t plan on posting software updates on the blog (though, yes, it is one of the areas I am an authority on)… Apple rarely posts change lists for such firmware. One thing I immediately noticed with the new firmware is that it properly broadcasts custom DNSes to clients. Meaning, you can now set […]

Microsoft Strongarms AutoPatcher’s Demise

The AutoPatcher team today announced that Micorosft has threatened to sue them, if they do not shut down their project. For those of you that don’t know, AutoPatcher is a download that offers all available Windows Updates for a particular version of Windows (and recently, Microsoft Office) in a single file. This process had many […]

RSS Now Works… FeedBurner Bug Found!

I apologize if you had issues subscribing to RSS earlier today. Those issues should be resolved. The problem was caused by a bug with FeedBurner in how they formatted our feed. It appears to be isolated to their browser-friendly-formatting add-on, which I have disabled. It’s not really necessary anymore, the only real advantage is for […]

Use FileVault… for Some Stuff

One of the things that has bugged me about Mac OS X’s FileVault is that it has lacked the ability to encrypt by-folder. I don’t want my massive Final Cut Studio documents to be encrypted… or worse, corrupted in the event of a (rare) FileVault failure during a system crash (even rarer on Mac). But, […]

Yes, I’m Blogging

Hi everyone, welcome to my first foray into personal blogging. You probably know me as the editor-in-chief of So, why should you bookmark/subscribe to this blog? Because I’m going to be taking on the rest of the electronics industry on this blog. It would be quite a bit redundant to post wireless industry content […]