Monthly Archive: September 2012

Sep 25

Amazon Route 53 has some fast DNS

My current DNS that is apart of the hosting package can take anywhere from 1-12 hours to update the DNS servers of changes I made. On the other hand Amazon Route 53 changes are reflected within 60 seconds. Now I call that fast DNS. I am thinking of changing my DNS to them for all …

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Sep 23

GeForce GTX PhysX: Borderlands 2

PhysX by nvidia looks amazing with borderlands two. I’m not much of a PC gamer because I use the xbox 360. But this looks amazing. To see what I’m talking about see the trailer below. It shows the difference with and without PhysX. Watch in 1080p if your computer will run it..

Sep 17

Dropbox: Still my favorite

I have been using Dropbox for a while now and even though other companies have introducted their own versions. I continue to use dropbox. Now I haven’t purchased a Dropbox plan yet, I’m happy with the 8.4GB I got from completing stuff and referring people to them. If I do run out of space I might consider to upgrade my dropbox …

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Sep 08

SmartThings!

This smartthings hub looks nice but will it work well enough to make it worth it. It sounds really nice, auto turning on lights when you get home. Turning off the lights when you leave and locking down the house by locking all doors and possibly windows when no one is detected in the home. It’s kinda …

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Sep 07

Useful or creepy?

While trying to find my IP address on my favorite IP lookup website www.whatsmyip.org there is a tool on their website named “More info about you”. Being who I am I was curious and wanted to see what it new about me. I have already known that it could determine you location based on IP …

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Sep 03

Happy Labor Day!

Sep 01

How to Capture Packets with Wireshark

Show Notes: “Wireshark is a very powerful and popular network analyzer for Windows, Mac Linux- a tool that is used to inspect data passing through a network interface, be it your Ethernet LAN or even Wireless radio. These series of data are considered Frames, of which include “packets”. Wireshark has the ability to capture all …

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