Category: Reviews

  • Backing Up Large Video File Collections to AWS Glacier Deep Archive

    Part 1 – Why AWS Glacier Deep Archive? Backing up large collections of raw video footage and edit masters remains a real challenge for anyone working in the video production world. As the Executive Director of a local community media station, I’m responsible for maintaining a Synology NAS which currently holds 55TB of final edit […]

  • Hilton Hhonors Wifi vs. Verizon Hotspot

    Our family is on a short two-day ski trip in New Hampshire, staying at Hampton Inn & Suites North Conway. The hotel is great, extremely family friendly, and the staff are nice. There’s an amazing mini-water park  inside the hotel, bingo night, movie night complete with popcorn. Just a wonderful place. Unfortunately, I needed to sneak in […]

  • FIX: Neatgear WNDR4500 Firmware Source of Internet Connection Dropping

    5/7/15 UPDATE: The solution described in this blog post (from September 2013) may no longer be necessary.  I recently (April 2015) performed a firmware update and “reset the router to factory defaults” and life is good, no performance issues. The key “Revert to factory default settings.” step may have been the issue all along, something I don’t […]

  • Five Reasons To Stay at Fransted Family Campground

    April 2012 UPDATE: Since I wrote this blog post Fransted Family Campground has been sold and is now managed by the new owners. If you’re looking for a campground in the Franconia Notch area of New Hampshire, you need to check out Fransted Family Campground. There are many camping choices in New Hampshire and the experience […]

  • Sail Boston 2009 & Web Based Photo Editing

    Tall Ships Boston – 2009 Originally uploaded by mediaguy4 Photography is one of my favorite hobbies, it’s relaxing and challenging at the same time.  I’ve also found that focusing on still images has helped me better understand a develop my skills in my profession, video and TV production. This particular shot was taken aboard the […]