A n̶o̶t̶ ̶s̶o̶ laymans review of the Almond Plus router

 Almond+ Review | Akiatech.com People love information, so much so that the great minds and the powers that be created the massive information conduit we all know as the Internet. Gone are the days of carrier pigeons and smoke signals. Need to look up your favorite recipe or harass your BFF, just whip out the Phablet, ultrabook or the smart [insert device name here]. Today’s world is really a connected one. With WiFi now available  everywhere from cars to planes you have no reason not to be online. The Basics I’m sure if you’re here reading this you probably already know what a [...]

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Amazon’s One button app, deals await !

  Anyone who knows me knows that I am an amazon addict. If they ever decided to hold AA meetings for Amazon shoppers I would definitely warrant an invitation. I mean it’s not hard to understand why I’m hooked with an estimated 237 Mil. subscribers and 162 Mil. unique visitors in the month of July, the company must be doing something right. I remember the first time I bought something online. I was actually floating around somewhere in the pacific on a ship that was to be my home for a number of years. As you may or may not know major couriers [...]

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McDonalds new hit pie (well new to me)

Lets face it there are only a few things in life that we need as people to survive. Of those basic needs the ones that stand out the most are food, water and shelter. Two out of those three needs are not optional so every day they have to be satisfied. On this specific day my need for food was going to be satiated by a trip to Mickie D’s. Why? because, well….. I was hungry, and their restaurant is within an unreasonably close proximity to my house. I’ve honestly been trying to stay away from junk food in an [...]

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Amazon Echo, the web is just a command away!

While browsing Amazon’s website yesterday during one of my weekly shopping binges, I came across a not so subtle ad for their new “Siri-esque” device that goes by the name Echo (not to be confused with the cute little alien from outer-space)   Amazon Echo   This Echo acquired its name from (I’m assuming) the array of microphones located at the top of the device, which allows it to pickup voice commands from any direction. That capability in it self is a great feat in the event that it actually works as intended. I know in my household there are multiple audio sources [...]

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I automated my home Pt. 1

  Home Automation, what is it? who wants it? where can I get it? what can it do for me? These are all valid questions and I hope that once you read this article you will have a better understanding of what this great advancement in technology has to offer. Well to sum it up home automation is basically the ability to control your home or specifically the devices within your home. The possibilities are endless. Imagine pulling up to your driveway and having your garage door open as you pull up, you’re front door unlock and your thermostat adjusting your [...]

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First Post

Welcome to the Akiatech Solutions Blog, My name is Collin and I am an IT Technician by trade and Photographer, DJ, Gamer and now Blogger in my spare time. From time to time I will be posting random thoughts on technology and whatever else comes to mind at the time of my post. I will be mostly posting about situations that I may come across or be providing solutions for any problems that I may have had in the past. I promise to be as objective as possible but still throwing in an opinion here and there if warranted. So [...]

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