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 …

026 – UI Sues Krebs – LIVE w/Tom Lawrence

Discussing the recent news surrounding the Ubiquiti lawsuit filed against Brian Krebs in the state of Virginia. Also discussing whatever else comes up. News article: https://www.lastweekinaws.com/blog/ubiquiti-teaches-aws-security-and-crisis-comms-via-counterexample/ FreePBX training: https://www.clearlyip.com/events/training-class-for-freepbx/ *** Use coupon code APRIL15 for 15% off your class sign-up! UI Notify: https://uinotify.net UI Store (affiliate): https://store.ui.com/?a_aid=crosstalksolutions —————— Buy me a beer! https://ko-fi.com/crosstalk Or donate some Crypto! Contact Crosstalk Solutions …

PiVPN / WireGuard Complete Setup 2022

This tutorial will show you how to install your own personal Raspberry Pi-based VPN into your network using PiVPN and WireGuard. Why would you want to do this? A number of reasons – remote access to your local servers and files, surfing through your own Internet connection when on the road, and just general good security practices! None of this …

025 – Taking Some Phone Calls!

Let’s chat! Everything and nothing to talk about…no agenda for this one, just here to talk tech and answer audience questions. ITDRC: https://www.itdrc.org/ UniFi Protect Calc: https://zufall.co/protect-calculator/ Reolink Calc: https://zufall.co/reolink-calculator/ —————— Buy me a beer! https://ko-fi.com/crosstalk Or donate some Crypto! https://crosstalksolutions.com/contact/ Follow me on Twitter: @crosstalksol Crosstalk Solutions – RECOMMENDED PRODUCTS: https://crosstalksolutions.com/recommendations/ Crosstalk Discord: https://discord.gg/crosstalksolutions Amazon Wish List: http://a.co/7dRXc67 Crosstalk …

024 – Crosstalk LIVE!

First live stream of 2022 – let’s chat! No big agenda for this one, but I wanted to get something on the channel since I took the week off of videos! —————— Buy me a beer! https://ko-fi.com/crosstalk Or donate some Crypto! https://crosstalksolutions.com/contact/ Follow me on Twitter: @crosstalksol Crosstalk Solutions – RECOMMENDED PRODUCTS: https://crosstalksolutions.com/recommendations/ Crosstalk Discord: https://discord.gg/crosstalksolutions Amazon Wish List: http://a.co/7dRXc67 …