Scarefest is coming!

Join me and thousands of others at this year’s Scarefest event in Lexington, Ky. September 30th to October 2nd at the Lexington’s Convention Center. If you’ve never attended before, and you are a horror or paranormal fan, this is THE

Podcast available Interview with Rocky Boiman

Rocky Boiman Podcast

Talking Survival on 700 WLW

700 WLW, Rocky Boiman, Dave The IT Guy, Survival, Technology, Hacker, Hacking, Tech, Television, Fat Guys in the Woods, Cincinnati

Join me with Rocky Boiman on 700 WLW Thursday night 8/25 at 10 PM Eastern. 700 is heard over the air on 700 AM radio in 38 states as one of the largest radio stations in the United States. You

Credit Card Skimmers

Credit card skimmers are a real thing, right here in the USA. Where can you find them? ATM machines, gas pumps, anywhere that an unattended credit card can be used. What do these skimmers do? They are a piece designed

Wilderness Survival Class – June 24th-26th 2016

Wilderness First Aid Course

**UPDATE**-  This class has been scheduled for June 23-15th in Middletown Ohio,  with some VERY awesome and unique changes that no other survival experience has to offer!! Check out www.dtig.net/survival for all the details and to register. Only 25 seats

Windows 10 Podcast

Windows 10 is coming. You can’t stop it, and eventually if you own a Windows computer, you will have Win10. So before you get all twisted and out of control over it, take the 12 mins to listen to this

Fast way to sight rifle

This guy exposes a special operations trick to sight in a rifle in 2 shots, sometimes three if you suck. Instead of firing a shot aimed at the middle of a target, then adjusting the sights to the middle of

Podcast Episode Jan 14, 2016 – Cryptolocker/Cryptowall

Click here to listen to the latest podcast about the Cryptowall virus that encrypts your data for a ransom!  

Blink for Home

Blink for home, Dave the IT guy, Cincinnati, tech, review

——–Update 1/21/16: After receiving my 5 camera system and setting it up, I ran into a couple of issues. One, some of the cameras displayed a green screen (like night vision mode). Sent an email to support at Blink and

Survival Skills 101 – Update!

Fat guys in the woods, Survival 101, CIncinnati, Ohio, David Howard

All kinds of new things have come along since my initial announcement about this class. Starting Feb 6, 2016 and running from 9a-1pm on three Saturdays in a row, you can come meet some of the most experienced survivalists and

How to open a can without tools

Do you  have a can of tuna, or something else but no can opener? Do you have some concrete or a smooth rock handy? Don’t fret, because here is a video to show you how to get to that food,

Survival Skills 101

Come join Dave and other guest instructors as we bring you three days of survival skills. During our three Saturdays in February 2016, we’ll talk about the following topics, and when time allows, we’ll add more topics: Fire starting without

Bleeding wound care on the trail

As many will tell you, a good survivalist has trained in first aid, minor trauma and wound care. Some of the most trouble you can get into while in the bush is trauma that causes bleeding. There are several methods

Karma Personal Hotspot

Karma Hotspot

There are plenty of hot spots you could use. One of them is the Karma Go, which I’ll take a few minutes to talk about. The Karma Go is offering a “social Wifi” experience. What this means is that anyone

Hammock Camping

hammock camping

If you’re into camping, always had a tent, and haven’t ever tried hammock camping, allow me a few minutes to convince you to convert. Now, there are some drawbacks to hammock camping depending on your style and where you’re going.

Survival skills aren’t just for the boys

@survivalcreek #girlscouts #Survivalist earned her #apocabox badge by creating fire, built a shelter n purified h20 pic.twitter.com/GkRs46ZOXs — Dave The IT Guy (@DTIGCincy) September 4, 2015

Largest iPhone Hack ever!

Largest iPhone hack ever

Two days ago it was announced that the largest iPhone hack ever had occurred. This hack targeted a very specific segment of iPhone users, those with “jailbroken” phones. What that means is that someone modified the operating system to gain

So you’re a survivalist eh?

Come check out the new competition that anyone can get into! Escape the Woods is a competition event that has its inaugural event in Columbus, Ohio in September. Come learn from Creek Stewart and other instructors the skills you’ll need,

Corvettes Hacked- sort of

You know those little thingies you plug into your car’s OBD2 port for your insurance company to track your driving habits and giving you better rates? Well, researchers out of California have hacked a Corvette’s braking system by simply sending

SHTF Radio Frequencies

One of the often overlooked skills when it comes to survival or prepping is the ability to communicate long after cell phones no longer work. Recently, in Katrina and the NY area hurricanes, and of course during 9/11, the cell