Easy Yubikey How-To: Two Factor Authentication for iOS!

I love Yubikeys…when it comes to securing my accounts, I use them absolutely everywhere. You can check out my video titled ‘You Should Be Using Yubikeys‘ to learn more about these impressive little security devices. The keys I like best are the Yubikey 5-series. There’s the Yubikey 5 NFC which features USB-A or USB-C on one end as well as …

T-Mobile Home Internet Review

I’ve been wanting to try out T-Mobile Home Internet for a while now – it’s a 5G-based Internet service that’s $50/mo. with no service contract. If you already have a T-Mobile cell phone account, their 5G Home Internet service drops down to $25/mo. Seems like a pretty good deal overall with one big caveat – you have to be in …

Orange Pi 5 – Simple Overview and Installation with M.2 SSD

The Orange Pi 5 is the latest SBC (single board computer) model from Orange Pi – an open source hardware and software manufacturer based out of China. I have been a long time fan of the Raspberry Pi – a similar SBC product that is now about 3 years old. However, the issue with the Raspberry Pi’s is that chip …

Starlink Side Hustle – How To Make Money with your Internet

Last summer, I attended a music festival out in the middle of nowhere. No cell reception, no Internet, no connectivity whatsoever. Which is great if you’re looking to ‘get away from it all’ for a while, but I’m the kind of guy who prefers to stay connected…even if that just means checking in on emails to make sure nothing at …

Mastodon Easy Server Setup

Let’s face it – Twitter has been quite a dumpster fire lately. And even if you’re all for Elon Musk taking over and ‘shaking things up’ at Twitter, the fact remains that most of the staff is gone. Especially in the areas of content moderation and security – which is a big issue. They’re making many changes very quickly with …

027 – Lone Wolf Watch Party – Also Checking Out Aptera’s new Solar Powered Car!

So much new stuff to talk about! We’re also gonna watch and comment on Lone Wolf DIY’s latest video – come have some fun and discuss network stuffz! FreePBX training: https://events.clearlyip.com/TrainingClassforFreePBXNov2022*** Use coupon code DISCOUNT15 for 15% off your class sign-up (up to October 15th) UI Notify: https://uinotify.net —————— Buy me a beer! https://ko-fi.com/crosstalk Or donate some Crypto! Contact Crosstalk …

Access Point Placement

Attached is the companion PDF to the Access Point Placement video – I was unable to publicly share a link to the actual UniFi Design Center work that I did, so this will have to do!

Lake House Wireless

This was an absolutely epic and complicated wireless design for a lake front property in Idaho. My first trip to this property was a scouting mission to see exactly what I was working with and to come up with a game plan for ensuring that the entire property was bathed in strong WiFi and redundant Internet. The second trip was …

TP-Link Omada Installation on Ubuntu 20.04

These instructions will detail how to install TP-Link Omada software controller onto Ubuntu 20.04. I am starting with a freshly built Ubuntu 20.04 instance that is fully up to date. Install misc software Install OpenSSH (optional – but necessary if you want to connect to the server remotely via SSH): sudo apt update && sudo apt install openssh-server -y You …