Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Samsung Is Recalling “Safe Replacement” Phones Too [psa]

Hey Faildeskers, not sure if you've seen but Samsung has issued a recall for the "Safe Replacements" of the Note 7s. Power down your devices and contact your carrier about replacement.   Read more at WSJ and arstechnica.

Cleaning Up Server Storage And What Do We Spy? [pic]

This definitely NOT work related.  

You Need To Update Your iPhone Today! [PSA]

A patch was issued by Apple yesterday to address a major flaw in iOS. It was discovered when a user received a text message with a web link. The user, human rights activist Ahmed Monsoor, forwarded the link to researchers instead of opening it. Clicking...

10 User Excuses [comic]

Join Spiceworks in celebrating the 12 Days Of Sysmas leading up to Sysadmin day Friday July 29!

Play Pac-Man in Google Maps [fun diversion]

Happy April 1st, everyone!  For a fun diversion today, Google developers have added Pac-Man fun to their Maps platform! For the most part, any area with enough roads is playable, you need to zoom in/out until you get an optimum Pac-Man area to work with. Here's...

1980’s Hackers: Meet The 414s [video]

Interesting look at some 80's hackers. via:

Is This Your Email Address? [pic]

Man, authenticating your email address just got serious. via

“Had To Run Some CAT5…” – Nailed It. [pic]

Nothing more to via

11 Reasons Why Your IT Tech Might Just Despise You [info]

Don't get me wrong.  I like to help folks out - but its the users that don't really think before they call us that get me.  Somewhat on the heels of "10 things your IT guy wants you to know," I present to you...

Barbie Gets A Job As A Computer Engineer, Makes IT And Feminism Look Bad Simultaneously [story]

Barbie, you suck. Now, I'm all for girls getting into IT, a male dominated field (wha?) - as a matter of fact, I hope that my daughter will be a competent coder or at least know how computers operate on some level that seems to...