Is your video surveillance system being used to watch you?

JohnMHoyt Business, CCTV, Connectivity, Homeland Secure IT, IP Surveillance, Video Surveillance Leave a Comment

An article caught my eye the other day, where a hacker had gained access to the video baby monitor a family had deployed. In doing so, they harassed the family a bit by saying their child’s name and moving the camera. If your video surveillance system is configured to where you have remote access, you could be allowing someone to …

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Jabra SPEAK 510 bluetooth wireless conferencing system

JohnMHoyt Business, Fun Stuff, Homeland Secure IT, Partners, Sales Leave a Comment

Every once in a while, something comes along that can make your life easier, while being affordable. The Jabra SPEAK 510 series bluetooth wireless conferencing system is exactly that. Not so long ago, a business would have a conference take place in an actual conference room. However, these days, people might crowd around a computer in an office, or a …

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Constant wireless network connection dropping got you down?

JohnMHoyt Apple, Aruba, Business, Cisco, Computer Support, Connectivity, Homeland Secure IT, iPad, iPhone, Microsoft, Mobile, Partners, Sales, Technology, Windows Leave a Comment

Wireless woes got you down? Tired of Wi-Fi connection issues? Here are a couple of common complains we hear, maybe one of these applies to you: You have a wireless tablet (iPad, Android, Windows, etc), notebook / laptop, point of sale system, Voice over IP phone system, etc, and as you move around your business, you lose your wireless connection, …

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Amped Wireless releases industry’s most powerful dual band wi-fi repeater

JohnMHoyt Apple, broadband, Business, Computer Repair, Computer Sales, Computer Service, Computer Support, Connectivity, Homeland Secure IT, Linux, Microsoft, Partners, Sales, Technology Leave a Comment

Our partner, Amped Wireless, has announced what they call the industry’s most powerful dual band wi-fi repeater. Capable of extending ranges up to 10,000 square foot. The new long-range, high power Wireless-N 600mW GIgabit Dual Band Wi-Fi Repeater is available now and can extend your network up to a quarter of an acre. “Building materials and other electronic devices can …

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Russian hackers raked in 4.5 billion dollars in 2011

JohnMHoyt Apple, Backup Solutions, Business, Cisco, Computer Security, Computer Support, Connectivity, Mac, Microsoft, Microsoft Exchange, Office, OS X, Partners, Sales, security, SonicWALL, WatchGuard, Windows, Windows Server Leave a Comment

Thirty-six percent of the estimated $12.5 billion in ill-gotten gains by cybercriminals in 2012 can be attributed Russian-speaking hackers through various online criminal tactics according to an article over on ComputerWorld’s site. How can you help protect your business from becoming a victim? The only 100% effective way is to not be connected to the internet, however that would make …

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Jabra Registered Partner

JohnMHoyt Android, Apple, Business, Homeland Partners, Homeland Secure IT, iPad, iPhone, Mac, Microsoft, Mobile, OS X, Partners, Sales, Technology, VoIP (Voice over IP), Windows Leave a Comment

Jabra produces professional headsets solutions for office, small office / home office and contact centers. Products include corded, wireless, Bluetooth wireless, USB, unified communications enabled, DECT and GAP headsets. For individuals, Jabra also provides wireless solutions for Mobile Phones, Music / MP3 players, Computers and Gaming. Products include mono and strereo (A2DP) Bluetooth headsets for music and calls, wireless speakerphone …

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D-Link Silver VIP Partner

JohnMHoyt Business, Computer Security, Computer Service, Connectivity, Homeland Partners, Partners, Sales, security Leave a Comment

D-Link is a maker of high quality business and home network equipment, from IP security cameras to switches and wireless access points. We are happy to be a D-Link VIP Partner providing sales and support of all D-Link products here in Greenville and Upstate SC! Share and Enjoy:

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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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TP-Link Wireless N Router TL-MR320 lets you create a Wi-Fi hotspot just about anywhere

JohnMHoyt Android, Apple, broadband, Computer Sales, Computer Support, Connectivity, Homeland Secure IT, iPad, iPhone, Linux, Mac, Microsoft, Sales, Technology, Windows Leave a Comment

TP-Link just announced a new product in their stable of connectivity devices called the TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router. This little gadget will allow you to plug your USB 3G modem into and it in turn lets multiple Wi-Fi devices to share that connection! Sure, there are other devices out there that do the same thing, but this one …

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Stream video & audio from your Windows notebook / computer to your big screen TV or projector wirelessly

JohnMHoyt Computer Sales, Computer Support, Connectivity, Entertainment and Arts, Fun Stuff, Homeland Secure IT, IP Surveillance, Microsoft, Sales, Technology, Windows Leave a Comment

The question of the day was from a client who asked, “How can I display what I see on my notebook to my big screen TV, without physically connecting it?”. Obviously, connecting the notebook to your LCD TV is probably the easiest thing in the world, using an HDMI, DVI or even VGA cable, however, it is inconvenient, especially if …

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