From Newbs to Bosses: A Technology BlogFrom Newbs to Bosses: A Technology Blog


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From Newbs to Bosses: A Technology Blog

In the tech world, the word "newb" is often used to mean novice, and similarly, words such as beast or boss mean veteran or expert. Are you a "newb" in the tech world? If so, I would love to help you advance to the boss level. In this blog, I am going to write about all kinds of technology. I hope to start with basic posts and work to more advanced information, and I hope that approach works for you and that all of your questions get answered. I used to head an IT department, but recently, I have decided to pursue a career in teaching. Whilst I am in school, I hope to augment my studies with side projects like this blog. My name is Kendahl, and thank you for reading!

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Assessing Your Network Cabling and Wiring Needs

Numerous factors come to play when choosing a conveyance media for your cabling installation, but your current bandwidth requirements are the most crucial — then your budget, networking environment and future bandwidth needs. In this guide, you will learn in detail the requirements aforementioned. Determine the amount of current network bandwidth you need Your main concern should be finding the right cabling for your current network bandwidth needs. This figure is based on the number of stations connected to your network, so it varies a lot. Read More 

What is Ransomware & How Can You Protect Your Business?

Business owners know only too well how important it is to commit to strong IT security, and most already know about issues such as viruses and trojans. However, there's a new type of malicious software making its presence known that you might not have heard about: ransomware. If you want to protect your business's data and avoid downtime, you need to learn what ransomware is and what steps you should take to avoid falling victim. Read More 

How Does Computer Network Cabling Work?

With Wi-Fi being so widely used in offices around Australia, some office managers don't use computer network cabling these days. Nevertheless, Wi-Fi has certain limitations in terms of the amount of data that it can carry. When you have lots of users all trying to access the same Wi-Fi, data transfer rates can slow to a pedestrian level. Equally, in some offices, there are so-called 'dead spots' where the Wi-Fi signal simply will not reach. Read More 

Get Safe, Stay Safe: How to Correctly Maintain Your Security System

Just like every other aspect of running a home, it'd be much less stressful if security systems could be installed and then left alone – but that's not the case.  In order to ensure that your system is still working and in good health, you'll need to perform a small amount of maintenance.  Thankfully, it isn't very time-consuming.  However, failing to establish this routine could seriously compromise the integrity of your system, so be sure to set a few minutes aside for it. Read More 

Is It Really Worth Buying High-Quality Headphones?

The short answer to this question is "yes". Do a little research before you buy, and get the best headphones you can afford. So what's the long answer? All music is made up of three 'layers': the lows, which is where the beat and the bass live; the mids, which is usually where you'll find the guitar and the melody; and the highs, which is often the home of the vocals and all the stylistic bits that really make a song unique. Read More