Tips and Tricks

Repairing The Lulzbot Mini Y-Axis Endstop

Jan
14

I recently peeled back the sheetmetal of our Lulzbot Mini to fix a shorted y-axis min limit switch. A problem became evident when the y-axis stepper motor (located below the heated build plate) began to audibly rumble while attempting the initial zeroing routine.

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Hackers disrupt shopping during the Black Friday-Cyber Monday weekend

Nov
25

Recent high-profile distributed denial of service attacks on the Internet's infrastructure and an investigative journalist's website have spiked concerns over possible disruptions of traffic during the biggest online shopping weekend of the year.
According to Adobe,online spending last year exceeded US$5.8 billion on Black Friday and Cyber Monday, and that figure is expected to be even higher this year.

"If you want to mess with the economy, that's the most disruptive time to do that," said John Wu, CEO of Gryphon.

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Security is a People Problem: Bringing the CHRO to the Table in the Cybersecurity Wars

Oct
19

All the attention on whether Russia or some other nation-state entity is trying to hack the election in November or how organized gangs are flooding PCs with ransomware has obscured that truth about where the real threat to our collective cybersecurity comes from: our employees.

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5 New Dropbox for iOS Productivity Features

Oct
19

More than 500 million users — 8 million of which are business folks — turn to Dropbox daily for their 1.2 backed up files. In fact, 97 percent of Fortune 500 companies rely on the service. And as IT admins and other business professionals go mobile, it behoves them to augment their mobile features. The company recently added five new abilities to its iOS platform.

MORE: Best Cloud Backup for Business

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Microsoft Dynamics 365

Oct
19

Microsoft recently took the wraps off of Microsoft Dynamics 365, a new cloud powered service that repackages and rebrands several Microsoft Dynamics programs into an offering that is both. The cloud-enabled Software-as-a-Service project combines the customer relationship management (CRM) and enterprise resource planning (ERP) of previous versions of Microsoft Dynamics with additional features including Microsoft Flow and Microsoft PowerApps. Read on to find out all the nitty gritty details.

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All Systems Go for Andromeda

Oct
19

Although Google didn't drop any new details on the progress of Andromeda at its big Pixel event last week, that doesn't suggest any tempering of enthusiasm for the new operating system.

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Why Linux pioneer Linus Torvalds prefers x86 over ARM

Oct
13

The same can't be said about ARM. From hardware vendor perspective, that leads to a fragmented market, Torvalds said.

"Being compatible just wasn't as big of a deal for the ARM ecosystem as it has been traditionally for the x86 ecosystem," Torvalds said during a fireside chat with ARM developers listening on.

ARM dominates the mobile-device market, and a majority of devices use Android, which is based on the Linux kernel. But there are a lot of fragmentation in the ARM ecosystem, and that's caused support and device issues.

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How to Use F1 through F12 keys?

Jul
05

A program is capable of not only using each of the function keys, but also combining the function keys with the ALT or CTRL key.Commonly known as function keys on a computer keyboard, F1 through F12 may have a variety of different uses or no use at all. The operating system installed on the computer and the software program currently open can change how each of these keys operate.  For example, Microsoft Windows users can press ALT + F4 to close the program currently active.

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These 17 iPhone Tricks To Make Your Life Easier

Jul
02

Did you know you could actually correct Siri's pronunciation??

There are dozens of cool iPhone features hidden beneath the surface that you probably weren't even aware of. These are some of the best iPhone hacks you didn't know about, and exactly how you can find them.

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