Michael Bolanos


About Michael Bolanos

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


Your Firewall needs an update   Recently updated !

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 2017   Recently updated !

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   Recently updated !

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, […]


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 Pi case by Michael Bolanos

Dive into the Pi – Getting Started with the Raspberry Pi

Ok, so you’ve been waiting long enough to get your hands on a Raspberry Pi and you want to get started. Let’s get started building our Raspberry Pi with a few short steps.  If you are a Raspberry Pi NOOB, start here. If you are not familiar with the Raspberry Pi, […]


What about some Raspberry Pi?

The Raspberry Pi has become a cultural phenomenon.  It was designed in the U.K. as a piece of hardware to teach kids how to program software code. The Raspberry Pi 3 is the latest model of this nifty board.  These days you can find it at Fry’s and other retailers, […]

Raspberry Pi Model B