The Hidden Price

All the cool convenience of our smartphones, tablets, computers, and Internet-based services come with a hidden price - POWER. And there is more ... critical materials, missing application of recycling technologies in many countries, and missing law enforcement or code of conducts regarding fair labor. Beside Apple's ecosystem there is a much greater and more … Continue reading The Hidden Price

Apple Wireless Network

Apple AirPort Extreme is Apple's router for Internet access. It's directly connected to a modem and provides wired as well as wireless access for computers, mobile devices like an iPhone or an iPad, printers, and media devices. Apple offers three different routers (Airport Express, AirPort Extreme, Time Capsule) which can be connected to either a … Continue reading Apple Wireless Network

VPN with iOS Devices (2)

My first article about this topic explained the basics of a VPN connection between a device outside your local area network and a computer inside of it. All necessary settings for firewall and iOS device are explained in this article. Step 1 Configuring the firewall Many of the VPN tunnel configuration settings in the VPN … Continue reading VPN with iOS Devices (2)