Category Archives: technology

Google Maps GPS integration

A family friend came down to visit, and he got a bit lost.  One way to avoid this is to look up an address on Google Maps and save it to your GPS.  This also helps you get an idea … Continue reading

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Installing a ROM on a Motorola Droid 1

I just updated the firmware on my Motorola Droid (version 1, two years told).   Project Elite 5 was the first ROM I loaded after I rooted my Verizon Droid Version 1 phone.  I updated to CynogenMod 7, but it appeared … Continue reading

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Buffalo Technology AirStation N300 Wireless Router and AP Model WZR-HP-G300NH

My trusty Linksys WRT54G running Tomato firmware appeared to be dying.  My upload speed, as measured by speedtest.net, was in the range of Kbps instead of Mbps.  Download speeds were inconsistent, in the rage of 10 Mbps to 14 Mbps. … Continue reading

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Why I hate Prometric for Microsoft Certification Exams

Why doesn’t Prometric recruit another location in New Jersey (specifically Mount Laurel) for IT professionals to take Microsoft and other certification exams? Why doesn’t Prometric fix it’s web site?  It’s 2010, and a company that has a monopoly on Microsoft … Continue reading

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