Wireless has, for the most part, been the bane of my existence as a Network Manager. It's flaky, it's unreliable and it can ruin your otherwise lovely day. Combined with some odd behaviour with Windows 7 and domains, student logins tend to be a bit of a lottery, with around a 1% chance of getting an error "there are no logon servers available..." and another 1% chance of logging in fine, but having no My Documents or Start Menu as they haven't mapped properly
“Wireless networking works well in all schools and can help deliver major educational benefits.” Now that may be a sweeping statement but i believe it is a powerful truth. A carefully planned wireless network will allow more children to benefit from ICT learning. It also gives teachers the freedom to incorporate ICT into more subjects and the flexibility to use more areas of the school for a wider range of purposes. Which is no bad thing considering the pressure
Updated 7th May 2014 at 01:12 PM by Cablers_JonPaul
A really short and simple one this, but it was one that was news to me when someone pointed it out - using Ctrl + [ ] to resize text up and down a point at a time. ICT Tip 066 - Quickly Resize Text.doc
Why do we carry out wireless surveys? Cabler’s provide a complete range of services to organisations planning to implement wireless and mobile network solutions.
The best piece of advice i can give you before you embark on your wireless adventure is to do some homework on the company or consultant you plan to work with. Ask for testimonials and case studies, these will always be provided by businesses with a proven track record. Unfortunately we visit too many organizations
Updated 29th May 2014 at 11:55 AM by Cablers_JonPaul
As in, how to right-click>send to>mail recipient. Bit wordier than that, and with a picture.
So, in the fruity corner we have the Apple TV. In the red, green and yellow corner we have the Google Chromecast. Which is better? There's only one way to find out!
I've owned an AppleTV since just after Apple released the second generation iOS version so probably for two and a half years. It's been sitting underneath my TV ever since doing stirling
Another covering-the-basics tip this week, but again - you'd be amazed how many don't know the difference. You'll see people copy then delete, or cut and paste twice, or copy every time they want to paste... sometimes it's worth spelling things out obviously: ICT Tip 064 - Cut, Copy & Paste.doc
Building a PC to do studio recording / sequencing is not something I’ve have to trouble myself with for a number of years. After all, at university, I had access to a number of high level facilities, and after I had left, I bit the bullet and bought a Macbook Pro - whilst not the best outright, it did most of what I needed with little or no fuss (and for close to £2,000 you would expect no less!).
However, I was contacted by a customer this week who had been asked
Updated 19th March 2014 at 12:06 PM by ICTDirect_Dave
A very general tip this time out, though I suspect it will still be news to a few people you work with ICT Tip 063 - Home, End, Page Up & Page Down.doc