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How to remote reboot an Axis Camera via FTP.

Remotely rebooting an Axis IP Camera via FTP Here is the process to reboot the camera remotely via FTP. 1. In Windows, open the Command Prompt 2. At the command prompt, type in (without quotes) “FTP <ip address of the camera>” 3. You should be now asked to enter a username. Enter the username and […]

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How secure is it to use a VPN, and Do you need one?

How secure is a VPN? A reliable virtual private network (VPN) can be a safe way to browse the internet. VPN security can protect from IP and encrypt internet history and is increasingly used to prevent snooping by government agencies. However, VPNs are not able to keep you safe in all scenarios. If you are […]

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Touch ID isn’t working on your Mac?

Do you have one of those new keyboards from Apple with Touch ID? Better make sure you have the proper version of MacOS and a Mac with Apple silicon. If you can’t unlock your Mac using Touch ID, can’t enroll a fingerprint, or can’t use Touch ID to enter your password, learn what to do. […]

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What does it look like inside a Hard Drive?

Ever wanted to see what it looked like inside a Hard Drive?

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Apple Mobile

Avoid damaging your iPhone’s battery

It’s possible what you’re doing can be harming your iPhone’s battery life and you don’t even know it. You can prolong your battery’s life by following these few little tips and tricks. With batteries being as advanced as they are you need to treat them right to get the most of them. Does anyone remember […]

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Apple Announces new Lockdown Mode in iOS 16

Today apple announced a new Lockdown Mode that will be available across their platforms with iOS 16, iPad OS 16, and macOS Ventura. This extra security feature is designed to protect users who may be at risk of “highly targeted cyber attacks”. This ranges from small private companies developing state-sponsored spyware, such as journalists, activists, […]

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Reviews

Nginx Proxy Manager

I needed a solution that would allow me to have multiple servers behind a single firewall for my home lab. After looking at many paid solutions I found this open-source project that fit the bill, NGINX Proxy Manager (link). The NGINX Proxy Manager is an all-in-one solution that has an easy-to-use UI, Let’s Encrypt SSL […]

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                 iOS 16
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iOS 16 and iPad OS 16 Beta 3 Released

Just two weeks after the latest iOS 16 release we now have Beta 3 (Build #: 20A5312g). Further review of what has changed will be coming soon so stay tuned. Also released macOS 13 beta 3, watchOS 9 beta 3, and tvOS 15 beta 3. Public beta versions of the developer builds are usually issued […]

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Allow Cookies in Safari

What to do when your site needs cookies using Safari.

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How to reset your AirPods and AirPods Pro

You might need to reset your AirPods if they won’t charge, or to fix a different issue. Put your AirPods in their charging case, and close the lid. Wait 30 seconds. Open the lid of your charging case. On your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, go to Settings > Bluetooth and tap the More Info button  next to […]

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