PSA: International Internet Spring Cleaning Day is TODAY!

JohnMHoyt Apple, broadband, Business, Computer Repair, Computer Service, Computer Support, Connectivity, Homeland Secure IT, Linux, Mac, Microsoft, OS X, Technology, Windows, Windows Server Leave a Comment

It’s that time of year again when ISPs (Internet Service Providers)  all around the world perform their yearly maintenance, call it “Spring Cleaning” if you will.If you have been living under a rock and missed the stories on the news and the countless emails flying around for the last week or so, then this may come as a total surprise …

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The first nationwide Emergency Alert System test is November 9, 2011 at 2:00 PM Eastern

JohnMHoyt broadband, Business, Connectivity, Ham Radio, security, Technology Leave a Comment

You’ve been hearing about it for a while now, but the time is has finally come for the first nationwide Emergency Alert System (EAS) test. It is scheduled for November 9th, 2011 at 2pm Eastern and will last a few minutes. You can get the full scoop on this event on the FCC site. Of course, many conspiracy theorists can …

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Why can’t I just use the radio, iPod or other MP3 player for our office Music On Hold (MOH)?

JohnMHoyt Connectivity, Homeland Secure IT, Licensing, Technology, VoIP (Voice over IP) Leave a Comment

You’ve got a great phone system (hopefully you have moved up to a Voice over IP phone system by now!) and you want to use all the great features of it. One feature that is common to (most) all VoIP systems is that you can use Music On Hold (MOH) which gives the poor caller who gets placed on hold …

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