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Ramblings of an IT Guy in Education

Amplifi Alien… hyper-speed your WiFi!

I was lucky enough to get my hands on an Amplifi Alien to test, and what else was I going to do with it? Well for me I decided to test an Alien vs 6x UniFi AP’s… sounds fair right? The Amplify range started in 2017 when Ubiquiti released the Amplifi HD, it was a…
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April 28, 2021 0

Surface Pro 7+

‘Welcome to the Early Adopter Program | Meet the New Surface Pro 7+’ My first thought was awesome, always happy to check out a new device. But then I thought, ‘What the hell is a Surface Pro 7+?’


February 3, 2021 0

Samsung Note20 Ultra… thoughts from an Apple Fanboy

Since the iPhone 3G came out I have been an Apple iPhone user, and since 2011 that has included using MacBook Pros and iPads. Even this article right now I am writing on my iPad Pro 12.9” with Magic Keyboard, and despite the haters, I love this setup. If it could run multiple desktops as my MacBook Pro can, I would consider it as my primary device.


January 1, 2021 0

Microsoft Bookings! Saviour for COVID-19 parent teaching meetings (YouTube)

G’Day, Microsoft Bookings is a great tool that is included in the Office 365 suite. For me it was instrutmental in moving to virtual parent teacher conferences in a few days.


September 4, 2020 0

Ubiquiti Second Generation Rack… quick overview of some features (YouTube)

Yesterday I released my latest YouTube video. A quick overview of a Ubiquiti Gen 2 Rack, filled with LCD and RGP goodness! Check out the video where I review some of their features like LCD, Layer 3 and USP-RPS.


September 4, 2020 0

Ubiquiti UniFi Protect Network Video Recorder… UNVR4 Review (Youtube)

Good Afternoon, Since some people get notifications when I post here I would keep posting even if it was just a link to my YouTube video. Here is the Ubiquiti UniFi Protect Network Video Recorder that yesterday was officially launched. I was lucky enough to have had one I could review so that’s what I…
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June 10, 2020 1

2020… time to see what YouTube is all about!

I’ve been running this site for almost 3 years, and now in 2020 I have decided to expand my reviews into the word of YouTube. My channel has the same name as this site… eduitguy. I’ve posted my first video, where I discuss my thoughts on the USW Flex Mini. I hope to post more…
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June 7, 2020 0

Microsoft Bookings: Parent-Teacher Conferences with social isolating… what to use?

… plus a benefit for another department While Central Coast Grammar School didn’t officially close, we did on the 23rd of March go to remote learning until this week. As of social distancing and remote learning, we ended up having to postpone our Parent-Teacher Conferences. Though our Head of Senior College wanted to have Parent-Teacher…
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May 22, 2020 2

Boomgate failed! NanoStation I call you!

As an ICT Professional, you are constantly making decisions based on what is best for the business and the users and the technology. Just because something is best practice does not mean that is the best way for you. A couple of years ago I had a cable start to play up and a link…
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May 22, 2020 0

Ubiquiti G3 vs G4

Back in January, I had a HikVision bullet camera fail on me. It’s a shame, you buy these devices and after years of use outdoor in the elements they up and fail. For many years we had been using HikVision cameras with the Milestone application, while the cameras were cheap Milestone is not a cheap…
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May 22, 2020 2