Pranks are awesome. They are one of those few things in life that most people can unequivocally agree on being great. Pranks are in the same league with cat videos, candy, and free stuff – everyone loves 'em. (Except for that one guy you know, but he's still sore from your last prank. Lighten up, Joe!) You've probably already pranked some lucky members of your life at one time or another. Maybe you deployed the humble Whoopee cushion or used the vacuum on someone sound asleep. Fun times, but are you really living up to your prankster potential? You're a tech-savvy individual, and it's time that your pranks showed that. We've got some ideas... Note: This feature was originally published on 03/28/2016. We have bumped it because a good IT prank can help colleagues grow closer, destroy barriers, and dramatically improve morale. Part of our #ThrowbackThursday initiative. 1. Flip the computer display screen upside down This little prank makes using your trackpad feel like staying off … [Read more...] about Top 10 Tech Pranks
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Some veteran technology staffers say that IT is a young man's game, with increasing help desk calls and growing support ratios — all that running around can be exhausting. However, like I always say, "work smarter, not harder." Using technology to leverage the one (or few IT) against the hundreds (or thousands) of end users and their devices helps us to perform incredible feats of sysadmin strength. No technology better conveys this than remote desktop access. But which application is better? The two best examples of this currently are Virtual Network Computing (VNC) and Apple Remote Desktop (ARD). Each boasts similar base features and provide for a simple-to-use workspace to aide in managing the systems of any organization, large or small. Without further ado, let's compare both of these great products in depth.VNC by RealVNC is one of the more mature remote protocols available for remote access. Based on the RFB protocol, it was initially designed to perform in conjunction … [Read more...] about VNC vs ARD: Which is better for remote administration?