Repairing AirPort coverage

I hope this helps someone but I’ve been chasing a wifi problem in my house for a few days and finally got to fixing it. Equipment: 4th Gen Airport Extreme (802.11 a/b/g/n; 2.4GHz & 5GHz) Symptoms: poor range, slow speeds outside of the room the airport was located. Configuration: I have it configured auto everything […]

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Sophos Home Firewall with Captive Portal Guest Network using Airport Extreme APs

KISS, keep it simple stupid. An old saying I try to keep in mind when working on a solution. My home network hasn’t maintained this zen philosophy. My most recent setup has been driven by a recent discovery that I can keep my Apple Airport’s built in Guest network, as long as I can connect […]

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Encrypted Fusion Drives on Older Mac Hardware

A few months ago, I removed my MacBook Pro’s optical drive and replaced it with an inexpensive disk caddy from AmazonĀ and a 120GB Intel SSD disk from BestBuy all told for about $110. After removing the optical drive and placing the SSD into the caddy, I wanted to do a clean install so the Mac […]

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