Author: Donovan Adkisson

From Twitter to Rust

In this episode, Donovan discusses Twitter and how that’s going, along with Twitter alternatives, none of which are really a direct replacement for Twitter, though they do have their strengths.  Twitter and Facebook have had data breaches.  Facebook faces more fines.  Finally, if you need a good remote desktop...

Daily Update for November 17, 2022

In this daily update, Microsoft announces Xbox Series S holiday pricing, Google rolls out Google Maps Augmented Reality for select cities, Qualcomm announces new Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 mobile chip, Samsung rolls out cloud gaming to 2021 model TVs, and rumors say Apple will have two different versions of...

Welcome to the Dynamic Island

Episode 2 finds Donovan talking about Apple’s newest iPhone models, iPhone 14, iPhone 14 Plus, iPhone 14 Pro, and iPhone 14 Pro Max. He covers the features that were highlighted such as the camera upgrades on the Pro line, eSIM with no SIM tray (US models only), the Dynamic...

How to Solve RustDesk Relayed and Unencrypted Connection Issues

NOTE: As I’ve been told that I can get a bit verbose, if you really want the answer to what this article is about, then please click here. Otherwise enjoy my prose. ? Accessing Computers Remotely In my business as an MSP/IT Consultant, having remote access to clients’ computers...

Testing Windows 11 under Parallels 18 on MacBook Air M2

I recently purchased a new MacBook Air M2 with 16GB of RAM and 512GB of storage. The last Air I had the pleasure of using was back in 2011/2012. I loved the form factor even back then, but with Apple’s new M1 and M2 series CPUs, this is an...

Finished Up 52

I officially finished up my 52nd year on this spinning marble in space. COVID is still here, Trump still swears he didn’t lose, MTG has been kicked off of Twitter. Eh, not much has changed, huh?...

Things Some Podcasters Get Wrong

Podcasting is very popular, especially during the Pandemic. However, with everyone and their brother getting into Podcasting, even seasoned veterans still make mistakes when producing a podcast. Here are my thoughts on two of those items....

Testing Zorin OS – A Linux Distribution

I use Proxmox for Virtual Machine deployments. From time to time, I like to tinker with different Linux Distributions. In this video, I go through the process of installing a very Windows-like distribution called Zorin OS....

Cat hunts for own breakfast. You won’t believe what happens next!

Yes, the headline is a bit clickbait’ish. It’s on purpose. 🙂 So this is our cat, OJ, who apparently was tired of waiting for my wife to bring out breakfast on a cool September Saturday morning. I was walking out to my office when I spied him chowing down....