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24 11, 2015

Hilarious old modern tech sure to make you thankful for the 21st century

By |2017-10-25T07:43:59+00:00November 24th, 2015|General, Social|

It's that thankful time of year again. As past November Connect Yourself issues can attest, it's a time of year where we at Connect-It like to give love and thanks to all things wireless. Aside from our awesome tower crews, smartphones, the DBI Exofit, and Jim's bountiful Halloween candy contributions, [...]

5 10, 2015

5G: What is it good for? IoT technology!

By |2015-10-13T08:52:38+00:00October 5th, 2015|General, In the Biz: Wireless News|

Up 'til now, the "G's" of yesteryear have been utilized for phone calls and internet connections. Just as 4G fueled the drive towards smartphone adoption, 5G is expected to bring a new kind of internet revolution - one that hopes to do more than just raise everyone's data rates. That's [...]

16 09, 2015

Is nothing on the internet safe?

By |2015-10-19T17:30:37+00:00September 16th, 2015|General, In the Biz: Wireless News|

"Data Protection" and "Digital Security" are quickly becoming the hottest issues of our time. As companies, countries, and individuals wrestle with privacy breaches, cyber threats, and stronger security protocol implementations, hackers seem to find new and inspiring ways of quickly catching up. Ashley Madison, the adults-only website devoted to connecting [...]

13 09, 2015

Know the dangers of Arc Flash

By |2015-10-06T14:34:19+00:00September 13th, 2015|Fall Safety, General|

  Electricians, or anyone working near electricity, are presented with multiple safety hazards on a regular basis. One of the most deadly of these hazards is known as arc flash, a dangerous occurrence that can produce some of the hottest temperatures on earth, up to 35,000 degrees Fahrenheit (4x hotter [...]

6 09, 2015

Every online step you take…

By |2015-09-06T11:45:55+00:00September 6th, 2015|General, In the Biz: Wireless News|

Big data is utterly useless. Unless it can be analyzed in a relevant way, one that builds bridges to consumers instead of burning them, it's not hard to see how accessing consumers' data can creep them out, leaving them feeling vulnerable and skeptical of the business. About 95% of consumers [...]

9 08, 2015

Wearables: The future of mobile payments

By |2015-08-09T07:17:22+00:00August 9th, 2015|General, In the Biz: Wireless News|

A loaded headline, we must admit. So, what exactly are mobile payments? And how has it become "a thing" so quickly that we're now discussing its transition to wearable integration? Like, can't we take a breathable second to process the fact that a giant redhead centipede is on the loose [...]

9 08, 2015

How a Single Wire Cut Leads to Mass Outages

By |2015-08-28T10:40:56+00:00August 9th, 2015|In the Biz: Wireless News|

Service has been restored, but that hasn't halted questions about why the Southeast's vast mobile outage happened in the first place. It appears a fiber optic cable belonging to AT&T was cut along the Kentucky-Tennessee border last Tuesday. But how could a single cut be responsible for bringing down service [...]

22 07, 2015

Product Review: Petzl ASAP Mobile Rope Grab

By |2015-07-22T03:41:36+00:00July 22nd, 2015|Fall Safety, New Products!|

WHAT IT IS Petzl's ASAP mobile fall arrest device provides constant fall protection. It will arrest falls, slides, and uncontrolled descents on both angled and vertical rope. Easy to install and remove at any point on the rope, it moves freely without any manual intervention, accompanying the user in all of their [...]

16 06, 2015

Safety Glasses: More than just specs appeal

By |2015-07-06T16:18:02+00:00June 16th, 2015|Fall Safety, General|

Safety glasses come in a variety of shapes, colors, and embedded features, with every design intended for a specific purpose, environment, situation, or combination of these factors. While some can be used across a variety of settings, there are a few styles of safety glasses that are intended for very [...]

16 06, 2015

VINTAGE TECH COULD BE WORTH BAZILLIONS*

By |2015-07-06T16:35:58+00:00June 16th, 2015|General, In the Biz: Wireless News|

*probably not The next time you’re cleaning out the basement, you might want to think twice before tossing any pre-2000s tech or related materials. As some have learned the hard way (see San Francisco Apple 1 computer recycler who later learned the computer was worth $200K), it may actually be [...]

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