Michael Bolanos


About Michael Bolanos

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


Top Reasons To Avoid using Comcast and AT&T Internet Supplied Wifi Routers

Here are the top reasons you should ditch your Comcast Cable modem or bypass your AT&T U-Verse Wifi equipment.  We always recommend you avoid using vendor supplied Wifi and Routers/Firewalls.  Use a reputable third party router for best performance, security, and insight into your network. To Bridge or Not To […]


What do you think of this wiring mess?

The Worst Networks Of 2018

Ok let us see who can claim the honor of having the worst network for 2018.  If we can identify a winner for 2018 we will gladly send you a Raspberry Pi 3.  Please submit your entries by December 14, 2018. Ok, let us take a look at some bad […]


How To Setup your Network Printer

Setting up Network Printers has been one of our specialties since back in the day.  I still remember when people could not print because the temp directory didn’t exist on Windows 3.1… Ok, let’s get back to the future, the here and now… Network Printers Let us say you have […]

Printer Jam

Bad iOS Joke

The Worst Apple iOS so far is iOS 12

Let’s face it people.  iOS 12 is the worst iOS ever!  There I said it. I had to get this off my chest for various reasons, for one out of self interest, and also to share with others.  Of course we can gather together and vent our technical quarrels with […]


DIY Robotics is here for the Rest of Us

diyroboto is a website for DIY Robotics Enthusiasts.  We are proud to say we sponsor this community.  Let’s see where this goes, check it out  http://diyroboto.com This site was designed for robotics enthusiasts to find information on DIY Robots.  There is a DIY Robot Forum, Store, Idea Lab, and a […]

Autonomous Robot Prototype by Michael Bolanos

Apple Accessories

Apple Accessories for the New Macbook Pro with and without Touchbar

Many people are adopting the new Macbook Pro models into their daily routine.  Keep in mind that the non-touchbar versions of the 13″ Macbook Pro only have 2 USB-C ports, you’ll have to get the Touchbar version to get 4 USB-C ports (we were not happy with that either…) Here […]


How to file a Complaint against Comcast with the FCC

Have you ever tried to cancel your service with Comcast?  Did you know you have to give them a 60 day notice (according to the Terms & Conditions you sign when you signed up for service.) Has AT&T or Comcast been over billing you? Would you like to do something and […]


IP Network - SOHO

How To Build a Custom Video Surveillance System

When it comes to Video Cameras for Surveillance you have many options.  In this series of postings we will discuss Camera Systems in more detail.  These days we try and classify cameras into 3 different types of systems: Traditional CCTV Video Surveillance System Cloud Video Surveillance System Hybrid Video Surveillance […]


A Brief History On How I Got Into Robotics

Robotics technology is mainstream now, it seems to be evolving much more rapidly than when I first started learning about them in more technical detail. My interest in robotics is just like any other person with a fascination for Tech.  But, my background is not the same as many Roboticists.  […]

Michael Bolanos makes Robots