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How about a sticky for online learning resources for IT skills?
https://www.coursera.org/ as a starter for 10 - IT, as well as lots of other subject areas
Bear with me, as I'm not remotely technically minded.
I would like to sort out some wireless multiroom speakers. I assumed Sonos would make the most sense, but I keep reading about issues with playing BBC iPlayer content.
My main requirement is the ability to play BBC Radio through the...
Hi folks, what's the latest thinking on getting internet at a property that doesn't (yet) have a landline with BB?
I seem to recall one can get devices that do this.
Or do people simply tether to their phones?
EDIT: need it for a bout a month until BT get their arses in gear
Daughter wants one for birthday - has anyone got any real experience with one of them?
Rather than just anecdotal 'they explode' type stories?
Standard modern cloud architecture:
- AWS SQL Server engine
- Azure API Service (C# ASP.NET Web API 2)
- Angular front end application
I'm trying to figure how to secure documents that are uploaded so that they can only be accessed via the API layer and not open to the public (or a one-time...
Do any of you have a seperate Broadband Line for their business?? Why and who?
At the moment I share the house Broadband, but I am finding speeds are getting slower with all the devices that seem to be dropping on the network.
My man cave is a seperate building to the main house so I would...
I've a trusty old Kindle Keyboard + 3g which is arguably my favourite gadget. I keep looking at newer models and the choice is much wider now (Paperwhite/Voyager/Oasis) yet I'm unsure which if any offers a better experience. Other than the lack of back-lit screen for reading in bed without...
New gig is a 30-minute drive from home to the office, so I'm looking for an MP3 player that I can either connect via bluetooth or aux input to my car stereo. I don't really want to swap out the stereo as it's a Landrover all-in one thing.
Anyone got one they would recommend?
Anyone got one...
One for the cloud types working in the real world.
With companies adopting cloud technologies it made me wonder which, if any, was more popular between IaaS, PaaS and SaaS?
Many questions here....
So are companies moving servers and applications from their on site datacenters (probably...
I'm probably a bit late to the party on this one, but I finally got round to building a new server with a view to having a more VM-orientated setup. To this end I got a Dell T20, 32Gb of non-ECC ram (for £99!) and a 500Gb Samsung SSD. Installed Windows 2012 R2 Server and VMWare Workstation Pro 12...
Is anyone here using that technology?
I did a bit of googling today but didn't quite get the feeling I found 'the market' leading product nor is this widely used. I'll be checking out a few candidates. Thinking of setting up a ramdisk for caching, e.g. internet browsers.
Slightly diff. question to other recent website threads. My sister wants to set up a small website and there's no way I am getting involved again in providing websites for **** relatives! Phone calls every other day, can you just ....?
What's the simplest website builder for a total (from a...
So I was given an Apple TV box for Christmas and it came installed with Netflix.
Daughter now only watches Netflix, we don't watch much on Sky.
My Smart TV has YouTube and a digital tuner.
I think I should get rid of Sky - thoughts?
Google is flooded with suggestions so it won't be difficult to find something but I'm curious if anyone here has used those services and why one might be better than the other?
I'm happy to pay for photos, come to think of it I'd prefer to as it would lessen the chances of finding the same...
I moved from Windows Phone 8 to Android 6 when I got my OnePlus3. One of the key things I was expecting about Android was configurability and greater control over the device. But so far I'm finding it does less than my Lumia allowed.
For one thing the volume controls are very limited......
Last week or two FB in my browser has become really slow. Jerky scrolling, often takes a few seconds for the page to load actual content instead of place-holders, frequently loads a single story and places a "more stories" button which I wonder might be to reduce server load.
Other sites I...
Apologies in advance for any confusion in terminology, I am a lowly code monkey and not a network guru :)
My main client requires me to use a VPN to connect to their corporate network so I can then RDP.
I have three other clients who for the next couple of months I'll also need to be...
So a friend of mine is in a situation where the client doesn't have desktop phones so it's mobiles only. They don't use an IP dialler thing anymore so he was wondering if I knew of a group of well educated responsible contractors that might be able to share any interesting solutions to this. I said...
The Dell desktop server is dying at my wife's company - powering off every hour or so. Still it's been there quite a few years, so need to look at getting a new one.
The old one is running Windows Server 2008 foundation. I think I need to stick with a Windows Server version as they use...
Been looking for a few days to put together a new home entertainment / backup / own cloud system. Have pulled an old case and a load of hard drives together and have just ordered a new mobo, RAM and processor.
I really like the look of Plex - anyone using it?
FreeNAS also has a...
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