Category Archives: Fun Stuff

Special Podcast Edition – Jason Haddix

Take time to take a listen as we interviewed BugCrowd’s Jason Haddix. As their head of Trust and Security, and their #1 ranked researcher for 2014/2015, Jason certainly knows his way around bug bounties, pen testing and security. If you’ve ever

Podcast Episode 3- Do You Need Antivirus?

Do you really need antivirus software on your computer these days? With all the new malware tools, security tools, is antivirus a 90’s dinosaur? What about tablets and cell phones? If you decide you really need it, are the free

Disney Circle – Review and opinion

 You have a children using Internet connected devices every day. However, you would like to be able to control what they see, or even how long they are online. Maybe you want to control specific applications? Maybe you’re not really

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

Wilderness Survival Class – June 24th-26th 2016

**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

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

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

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.

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,

Do you know how to tie knot?

Bowline Knot, survival knots, knots

There are many knots, used for various reasons. Many have survival implications, even if you’re not in a survival mode. Tie a knot the wrong way, and many bad things could potentially happen. Did you know tying a knot into

Survival Stove and Heaters

So you find yourself stranded in your car, in a camper, cabin or even a tent during some freak snowstorm or other cold weather situation. There are several stoves you can build that work in enclosed, tight spaces. Let’s talk

Tesla’s Powerwall

Tesla Power Wall Battery

Join me Tuesday May 5th at 11:30 am on the Scott Sloan Show on 700WLW as we introduce you to one of the most incredible changes coming to home power, the Tesla Powerwall. For $3500, you can have 10kwh of

Cincy Preparedness Expo – May 30-31 2014

Cincy Preparedness Expo

Come join us at the Sharonville Convention Center on May 30th and 31st at the Cincy Preparedness Expo. Although I will be one of the featured speakers, you won’t want to miss Saturday’s Keynote address by retired Lt Col Oliver

Completely free IT Training and it’s worth it

Cybrary IT

If you’re looking to take some training in the IT field and not sure if you like what it is, or even know what part of IT you’re interested in, then you’ve found the right posting. If you’ve never hear

Toledo – Come join me!

1370 WSPD

Today at 5:35 EST join me on Toledo’s 1370 WSPD on the Scott Sands Show talking about hacking and websites that are open to hacks. This is my first day in the Toledo market as a tech commentator. We’ll be talking

KarmaGo!

Karma Go

We all have data plans on our smartphones (those of us with smartphones anyway) but do you find yourself not using the data each month but keep paying for it? Sure AT&T now has the rollover data, but that’s only for

Live tech talk @ 10:30 PM EST (2230 hrs) – Survival Tech

Live Radio Broadcast

Tonight at 10:30 pm (2230 for you military vets) live from the Mixlr platform, I’ll be discussing survival based tech gear for your bug out bag. Join in the chat room to ask your questions, talk with others and let’s

Cyberbullies and the new punishment

If you haven’t heard already about former MLB pitcher Curt Schilling’s rant and revenge against cyber bullies towards his daughter, then you have missed a great read. Effectively, Curt was trying to congratulate his daughter publicly for making a college softball

The Apocabox

Survivalist and host of the Weather Channel’s hit survival show Fat Guys in the Woods puts out a bi-monthly subscription service called the Apocabox. Each box contains tools, teachings and bug-out bag worthy equipment to help you gain more ability

Merry Christmas – You’re Hacked

PSN and XBOX Hacked

So today you got your new XBOX and Playstation and signed on and got settled in to play. But when you connected, or at least tried to connect, you couldn’t. You probably first thought “dang everyone got one for Christmas

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