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postheadericon Honor Defense Press Release Regarding Unintended Discharge Of Their Firearms, Offers Upgrades

Not too long ago, a few videos surfaced that showed the user hitting an Honor Defense Honor Guard pistol on the rear of the slide with a rubber mallet, making the firearm discharge. Drop tests were also conducted and at times, the firearm would discharge.

In response, Honor Defense did some investigating and have completed a few upgrades to their pistol line. Take a look at the PR below:

Honor Defense offers Voluntary Upgrade for Honor Guard Pistols

Published Date: 01/18/2017

Gainesville, GA (January 18, 2017) – All Honor Defense pistols meet or exceed industry and U.S.A standards for safety. These include the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) / Sporting Arms Ammunition Manufacturers’ Institute, Inc. (SAAMI®), and the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) test protocols. Abusive handling (drop tests and jar off tests) have been conducted internally and confirmed by an outside laboratory recognized by the State of California.

Recent events indicate that handling an Honor Guard pistol beyond U.S.A. safety standards by dropping or striking the firearm with a hammer may cause an unintentional discharge. As a result, Honor Defense has developed an upgrade to the Honor Guard striker assembly (within the slide).

To receive the upgrade, go the Honor Defense website and follow the directions outlined in the Honor Guard Upgrade section. Once received, Honor Defense will upgrade your slide unit and promptly return it to you.

This upgrade will provide increased drop performance beyond U.S.A safety standards and is available to all owners of an Honor Guard pistol.

Details of this program will be available on www.honordefense.com on January 21, 2018.

Honor Defense is committed to providing the best single stack pistols for personal protection and using only American craftsmanship and parts for our firearms. Honor Defense pistols have been designed utilizing 100% USA parts, materials with every firearm assembled by Veterans.

Honor Defense is also committed to safety and ensuring we produce the finest possible firearms. For example, in addition to exceeding industry standards, the Honor Guard is designed for disassembly without pulling the trigger, or the use of tools. This is part of the Honor Defense commitment to safety and overcomes one of the major safety issues consumers have with striker-fired firearms. The added feature of a take-down lever eliminates a disassembly activity that could potentially lead to an accidental discharge.

For more information on Honor Defense, visit us www.honordefense.com.

Follow Honor Defense on social media including Facebook, facebook.com/honordefense as we update our customers on progress with new products and programs.

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postheadericon Electronic Privacy Press Event Webcast

Speaker: Brad Smith, General Counsel & Executive Vice President, Legal and Corporate Affairs, Microsoft

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postheadericon How To Turn Off WiFi on a DD-WRT Router With the Press of a Button (FlashRouters FAQ)

When popular questions DD-WRT & router keep recurring, we try our best to address them with a FlashRouters FAQ post because we know if one person wants to know something, 10 others probably have the same question.

Today’s DDWRT FAQ: Turning Off WiFi

Dear FlashRouters,

I love my DD-WRT router, but I’m not sure how to turn off the WiFi when I need to. I don’t like the idea of my WiFi broadcasting while I sleep. I also would like to set a deadline when the kids can even use the Internet by completely shutting it off.

Can you tell me what to do? Is there an easy to do to turn off my WiFi?

-Confused in Columbus

How to Turn Off WiFi Radio On A DD-WRT Router

So you are confused, Confused? Well these are confusing times. But DD-WRT offers a few easy options that you can utilize for turning off the WiFi completely or just disabling the public broadcast of a wireless signal.

Disable WiFi in a Wireless Router

Under the Services tab Scroll down SES/AOSS/EZ-SETUP/WPS Button on the router that allows you to turn the radio on and off.

How To Create a Wireless Off Button on a WiFi Router

Results of Turning WiFi Radio Off

Once this setting is saved, and the button is pressed, the wireless network will no longer be accessible until this button is turned on. As long as no one else knows about it, in the house, the control of WiFi within your home will be completely yours Confused.

This makes the WPS/AOSS/EZ-SETUP button on the router now a functional button. When flashing to DD-WRT, this button becomes non-functional as WPS is disabled by default within DD-WRT. The reason for disabling WPS and AOSS is that WPS is a very simple to crack, major security flaw that should never be used.

Disable the SSID/Wireless Network Name from Being Visible

With the SSID disabling option, you will be turning off the public transmission of the wireless network. So the advantage of this option, is that the wireless will still exist but will be invisible to guests or WiFi snoops. Only those who know the exact SSID and can type it in manually will have access to it.

The best way to set up the clients you want access to this network is to allow for transmission while you are setting up the router and then once those needs are met, disable the SSID broadcast as explained below.

  1. Click Wireless Tab.
  2. You should then be on the Basic Settings Tab but if you are not click the Basic Settings Tab.
  3. Find the Wireless SSID Broadcast and choose the radial button for Disable.
  4. Scroll to the bottom. Click Save then Apply.
  5. Clicking Apply will refresh the wireless settings and the network should not longer be visible.

How To Disable Wireless Network Broadcasting on a DD-WRT Router

Benefits of DD-WRT & Top DD-WRT Routers in 2014

If, for whatever reason, you’ve landed on this page and you don’t have a DD-WRT router of your own, then allow us to let you know what you’ve been missing besides the tweaks mentioned above.

DD-WRT routers open up a whole stream of features not available to people who use routers with standard firmware. Here’s a short, and in no way exhaustive, list of those features:

  • Built-in OpenVPN, PPTP, & L2TP Settings which allows you to utilize your VPN subscription with multiple devices as well as popular streaming players like Rokus while saving you the trouble of installing the VPN connection on each single device!
  • Dual WAN and 3G/4G USb Failover options.
  • Major security holes removed like WPS and manufacturer backdoors.
  • Advanced Networking Modes for WDS, Repeaters & Client Bridges.
  • Improved QoS (Quality of Service) which lets you take over the process of allocating your bandwidth for VOIP, streaming service & popular websites.
  • Restrict Usage by Time & Block Websites.
  • Advanced DNS settings.

For a complete listing of features and an DD-WRT explanatory video, head over to the DD-WRT Intro.

Wondering which router might work for you? Read our popular best DD-WRT routers of 2013 to find the right network centerpiece for your needs.

Have an open-source firmware or WiFi-related questions? Ask us on Twitter or Facebook and we might just answer it next!

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