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Tech 911: Drone Regulations begin Dec 21st

It was only a matter of time and that time has come. Beginning December 21, 2015 if you own a drone or plan on purchasing a drone, you will have to register that drone with the FAA. The FAA is giving a grace period of 30 days on the registration fee of $5. After Jan […]


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DOT to announce NEW drone rules


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Tech 911: WiFi eating up data plans

iOS 9 was released about 2 weeks ago now and we had some questions come in to #Tech911 about one certain feature that is breaking the bank for some users. Thank you @campbellturf for sharing. @iturfapps seen this with ios 9 http://t.co/gr5zxNHQCp — Campbell Chemicals (@campbellturf) September 28, 2015   Answer Our friends over at […]


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Update or wait?

My two year agreement is up and I want to upgrade to the iPhone 6. Should I upgrade to the 6 now or wait until the new phone arrives? Answer Apple has been religious regarding their yearly update rollout of products. We would be shocked if we didn’t see a mid cycle iPhone 6, mostly […]


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Tech 911: Best Drone

We are doing a renovation next summer and have been approved for purchase of a camera for time lapse video and a drone to do flyovers.  Any suggestions on cameras and drones for $2000 or less? Answer: DJI is actually offering some great deals until the end of the year. I believe the best deal […]


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What is Draining Your Battery?

One of the best new features of iOS 8 is the ability to see how apps are utilizing your battery. Users have the ability to see what apps are being battery hogs and quickly change the settings for those apps or the iPhone or iPad in general to ease some of the battery use. How […]


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HeartBleed Bug Complete Resource

If you haven’t been following the news or tech sites, the recent HeartBleed Encryption Bug has been one of the most devastating bugs to come in a very long time.  Why, because it has affected countless sites including shopping sites, cloud storage, online email security.  It has infected these sites and in layman’s terms, grabbed […]


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Tech 911: Can Google Docs Be Locked When Shared

We are converting our maintenance documents over to Google Drive. If I share a sheet or doc with someone can they forward it to someone else? For example, I want to share our budget with the Greens Committee, but I don’t want the committee to share it with anyone else. This is a question we […]


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Tech 911: What technology to include in shop renovation

I am in the process of planning a new maintenance facility. I was wondering if you had any suggestion for installing technology; what has worked for others? What to stay away from so I am not wasting money? I am only going to have one shot at this building and I want to do it […]


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Tech 911: Copyright issues and Youtube

I have recently recreated my first GoPro video and have it uploaded to my YouTube channel, but after trying to view it on a mobile device, it says that because of copyrighted material I can’t view it on these devices. I have bought both of these both through Amazon and when I go under the […]


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