Repair Windows Boot Partition

Sometimes when you remove Linux from a dual-boot Windows and any Linux operating systems. An issues may arise with the boot-loader. Removing the Linux partition does not remove the Grub boot-loader. When you start your computer you just get a black screen with… Example 1: error: no such partition. grub rescue> Example 2: error: no…

Does anyone care about a Wyze Sprinkler Controller?

Wyze says “Get Smarter, Simpler and Greener” by using its new 8-zone WiFi sprinkler controller. Wyze Sprinkler Controller lets you control your irrigation system from anywhere with the Wyze app. Quickly start or stop a watering, edit schedules on the fly, see past and upcoming watering events, and get notified when your system is running….

What is RCS? Why do we need it?

Rich Communication Services or RCS is a communication protocol between mobile telephone carriers and between phone and carrier, aiming at replacing SMS messages with a text-message system  that is richer, and can transmit in-call multimedia. The RCS protocol is much more useful than SMS. Added abilities are… chat with content sharing, driven from an RCS enhanced address book, enhancing the messaging…

Cloud Platforms, Good Idea?

The debate has been going for years. Is it a good idea to put your enterprise in the cloud? Recently the Microsoft Cloud which a huge amount of businesses need to function to keep operations going has had major outages. Microsoft is not the only one to offer cloud applications: Amazon, Google, IBM, Oracle and…

Other New Wyze Products

Wyze Headphones Least expensive noise cancelling headphones I’ve heard about. Only from the pictures I noticed some familiar cheep construction. These headphones could be flimsy. No way to know until I see a set. 40dB quick on/off hybrid active noise cancellation with Transparency Mode to amplify outside sound. 20mm foam and elongated earpads make for…

Justice Department Sues Google

On the twentieth of October the Justice Department filed a law sue that claims the Google has violated several antitrust laws. After a year long investigation Justice Department concluded that its digital domination to the detriment of its cooperate rivals and customers. The complaint contends that Google through special agreements and other problematic business practices…

Wyze Doorbell Camera

The innovative folk at Wyze know that we all would like an affordable alternative to the Ring, Nest, Blue and all the other doorbell cameras out there. Now it’s here; the Wyze Doorbell Camera. Never miss another visitor. Unless you want to. Very, vary small Receive instant push notifications when Wyze Video Doorbell is pressed…

Wyze Thermostat Coming Soon

Smart heating and cooling–simplified. Add an extra level of comfort to your smart home with Wyze Thermostat.  Temperature preference. Set your preferred temperature to Home, Sleep, or Away. Scheduling. Program your temperature settings for a week at a time. Hands off the thermostat! Auto Switch.Wyze Thermostat sets the temperature based on where you are, automatically. Safety Temps. Protect…

Train Your Gmail Spam Filter

In Gmail do you have important messages that end up in the spam folder. You can train Gmail to know what is and isn’t spam. Watch the video and Leo Laporte will tell you how.