Review: Xclaim Xi-2 wireless AP

I bought two Xclaim Xi-2 wireless APs because I thought they would be similar quality hardware to other Ruckus products (albeit with a smaller feature set) at a fraction of the price.  The marketing slogan is “Big wireless, Small business… wi-fi for the non-IT guy”. Summary: I am an IT guy and I could not get these units to work correctly after 8+ hours of troubleshooting over 4 days. The main problem as I see it is that all configuration (and troubleshooting?) is done through a smartphone app called Harmony.  There is no on-device web interface and there is no PC/Mac based configuration...

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Getting started with Windows 8

So you just bought a new computer from Koru Computing… what now?   The Missing Windows 8 Instructional Video http://youtu.be/5BSmmSU-UZU Windows 8 & Windows RT tutorial http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-8/tutorial      

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Koru Computing Sponsors Computer Science Teachers Association of Kansas

For Immediate Release Special to the Courier Koru Computing Sponsors Kansas Teachers When the Computer Science Teachers Association of Kansas needed computer assistance they called Jeremy Finney, of Koru Computing in Winfield. With approximately 100 members across Kansas, CSTAKansas is a chapter of the Computer Science Teachers Association. Computer Science Teachers Association of Kansas is a membership organization that supports and promotes the teaching of computer science and other computing disciplines. This organization came about due to state and national demand to prepare high school...

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Family Safety

Nothing can take the place of parent’s actively/personally monitoring their children’s online activities. That said, these resources can help you: OpenDNS – This free dns service can be set on your home’s broadband router to block adult sites. it effects any devices that access the home’s internet connection. http://www.opendns.com/home-solutions/parental-controls/ Set your router’s DNS IP addresses to: 208.67.222.222 208.67.220.220 NetNanny – This application installs on computers or android mobile devices. It provides detailed content blocking and...

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Getting started with Windows 7

So you just bought a new computer from Koru Computing… what now? A good place to start is Microsoft’s getting started videos: Getting started with Windows 7 http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows7/help/getting-started Tour of Windows 7 http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows7/products/tour Windows 7 Help and How To...

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“Only secure content is displayed” annoyance

If you use Internet Explorer 9, chances are that you are getting to see this “error” at the bottom of your browser window quite...

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