Michael Bolanos


About Michael Bolanos

Professional IT Consultant, Entrepreneur, Friend of Humans, Animals, and Earth.


The Incredible Raspberry Pi Autonomous RC Car Project called Donkey Car

This is truly and incredible project and the essence of what the Raspberry Pi’s success has come to be. When I got into the Raspberry Pi in 2013 I heard it would be a project for kids to learn coding, I thought it was cool.  Now flash forward to 2018 […]

Donkey Car

Your Firewall Needs An Update

Security should be one of the top things to check on your Router Firewall.  Consider that the U.S., Britain, and Australian government have recently accused the Russian government of maliciously targeting global internet equipment (home routers) for political and economic espionage.  Firmware/software updates to your equipment can help to secure […]

Malware

Asus RT-AC68U (AC1900)

The Best Router Firewall for Home & Small Business 2018

Asus vs Linksys vs Netgear – For 2018 we have some great new routers from Asus, Linksys, and Netgear, they are the top 3 vendors I support in SOHO, small offices, and homes.  There was a time when the Linksys WRT54G seemed like the most popular router for small businesses and […]


What is Plex and Cord-cutting?

Plex and Cord-cutting has gone mainstream.  People are freeing up extra cash each month by not subscribing to Comcast, AT&T, or Direct TV fees.  Those fees we are discussing might be the entire bill, or even the nickel and dime fees that add up on cable boxes, subscriber cards, additional […]

cord-cutter

Slacktivism

Social Media vs. Humanity

Why do we need a Facebook alternative? The Internet is evolving rapidly.  Humans are not keeping pace.  Technology companies are shoving technology into our lives and humans are not prepared for the rapid pace.  Humans are not wired up for this (yet.)   Humans began their evolution as hunters and gatherers, […]


Tech Tips #7 – 2017

My Tech Tips for 2017 are for the average person. From novices to the Tech savvy, my tips will hopefully make you a bit more hip with the Techies this year. Out with the Old, In with the New Many of my best clients claim to know very little about […]

Android

Wordpress Search

Why everyone is switching to WordPress

Have you noticed how many websites have switched to WordPress?  In January of 2015 Entrepreneur Magazine was even recommending WordPress in 25 Reasons your Business Should Switch to WordPress. Let’s backtrack a little bit, if you are still using just a plain html site then it’s time to get hip […]


Let’s revisit SEO for Small Business Websites

SEO (Search Engine Optimization) has been around for a while now.  There was a time when you had to have your Search Engine optimization Guru help with this.  Now you can buy SEO a la carte from your web hosting provider or even just use plugins with WordPress. You probably know […]

Google Search

Raspberry Pie

¿Qué hay de un Pastel de Frambuesa?

El Pastel de Frambuesa (Raspberry Pi, Pi) se ha convertido en un fenómeno cultural. Fue diseñado en el Reino Unido como una pieza de hardware para enseñar a los niños cómo programar código de software. El Pastel de Frambuesa (Raspberry Pi) 3 es el último modelo de este tablero nifty. En estos […]