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Review – PNY USB 2.0 64GB Flash Drive

Review – PNY USB 2.0 64GB Flash Drive
Amazon is marketing a pair of 2 PNY 64GB USB 2.0 flash drives for an extremely cheap price – check them out here. They are selling off younger generation jump drives and making room for bigger inventory, with recent new of the 2 Terabyte Flash Drive being released.   The PNY 64GB USB Jump Drive is compact. It seems to mount slightly slower than any other smaller sized USB jump drive. (Tested on Mac X)   Partitioning the Jump Drive using Mac OS X Disk Utility took just under 45 seconds. The Jump Drive is advertised as USB 2.0; however, the instructional card it came with says USB 3.0 compatible too. We tried plugging into a USB 3.0 port; however, it did not negotiate at 3.0 speeds.   Interesting to...

Remove Wireless Network Mac X

Remove Wireless Network Mac X
Are you seeing your Mac laptop join networks in your neighborhood you don’t want it to? Is your Mac auto-connecting to a Wireless network before your preferred wireless network? You may want to clean up your Mac OS X joined wireless networks on your Mac computer to avoid conflicts. Today, a common neighborhood wireless network name or SSID, we all see is the infamous xfinity wireless network. Xfinity recently bundled their out of box routers with a default wireless network called xfinity to allow it’s subscribers to access Internet anywhere. Check out this article about a lawsuit against Comcast for turning customers home Wi-Fi into public hotpots.   Delete Wireless Networks on Mac   1. Go to  -> System Preferences -> Network select your wireless connection named: Wi-Fi in...

City of Chicago Automated Enforcement Violation Review Program

City of Chicago Automated Enforcement Violation Review Program
If you recently received an old ticket violation notice in the mail from the City of Chicago, you may have also received a letter allowing you an opportunity to contest certain red light/speed camera violations. This notice is sent whether you paid or had an unpaid ticket referenced in the mailing notice. Our mailed notice referenced a speed camera violation ticket from 3 years ago that was paid and not originally contested. The notice included a website link to review recorded evidence of your violation. Do you really have anything to lose contesting a paid ticket? The letter indicates you can request a written or in-person administrative hearing by the deadline mentioned on your ticket violation notice.   Dear Camera Violation Ticket Recipient: This letter is to inform you that you...

Google Analytics Block Own Traffic Not Working

Google Analytics Block Own Traffic Not Working
If you created a filter in Google Analytics to block your own IP Traffic, you may notice new web properties you create in Google Analytics are not applied to this filter by default.   You will need to go into Admin -> All Filters and select the filter you setup for blocking traffic. You will notice other properties not applied to selected views. Simply add them to selected views and click save.   New Google Analytics Properties you create are not automatically added to customer filters you defined. You will need to remember to add them to your filters.

Domain Abuse Notice Icann-Monitor.org – SCAM

Domain Abuse Notice Icann-Monitor.org – SCAM
If you recently received an email from @icann-monitor.org titled Domain Abuse Notice: be aware this is a scam targeting suspecting domain name holders. While the email seems threatening, it certainly does not originate from the official Domain of ICANN and should be reported as SPAM to your email provider.   The email is similar to the example email below.   Dear Domain Owner, Our system has detected that your domain: XXXXXX is being used for spamming and spreading malware recently. You can download the detailed abuse report of your domain along with date/time of incidents. Click Here We have also provided detailed instruction on how to delist your domain from our blacklisting. Please download the report immediately and take proper action within 24 hours otherwise your domain will be suspended permanently....
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