Much like waiters and cooks, IT department guys are not to be trifled with. There are many reasons why, but on the top of the list you will find the Etherkiller.
We put up with too many cables. There are at least four different kinds of USB plugs, two kinds of FireWire and like a million different ways to connect something to TV or monitor. Modern gadget life can be kind of retarded in this way. Why not one kind of cable, or just a couple? I don't know. But until everyone gets…
Plug the Ethernet LinkCheck tester into a standard RJ-45 Ethernet port and its three little lights will indicate whether you're dealing with a 10Mb or 100Mb connection, or no connection at all. It's pocket-sized at 3.5 inches long and weighs less than an ounce.