Monthly Archives: December 2015

Solving the authentication crisis

Every day there is a news article about some website that got hacked, or some photos that got leaked.  The biggest challenge we do face, is with our passwords. Now let met get the controversial statement out of the way : A password is a good way to secure any site. But that’s not the problem.  Our problem is with our password management.  So to really make my statement valid, that… Read Article →

OneDrive, and how Microsoft is losing the plot

Over the last year or so, Microsoft has done some great things with it’s OneDrive solution.  For the novice, OneDrive is cloud-based storage solution, much like iCloud, Dropbox, and Google Drive.  Since it has the  backing of Microsoft, and it is starting to have quite a big business push, it was really a good deal for me to signup for the Office 365 solution for $12AUD p/m, that includes 5 accounts,… Read Article →

Microsoft Surface Dock

I am very happy with my Surface Pro 3.  I wanted a bit more convenience when I use it as a desktop, so I got the Surface Dock.  At $300 AUD, it’s a steep investment. PRO I was surprised at it’s weight.  It’s heavy.  That’s not really a bad thing.  As a dock, you want this thing to be solid, and not move around when you plug things in and… Read Article →

Time for a fresh start

It’s been a while, I can’t even remember how long since I’ve started massyn.net.  It has never been anything serious, but more a playground for me to test new technology, and to learn more about the internet. Last year, I moved away from GoDaddy, and started to use Digital Ocean with my own virtual machine.  This opened a world of opportunity, but also a lot of challenges.  My VM has… Read Article →