The Real (and Virtual) Adventures of Nathan the IT Guy:

June, 2009


June 30, 2009  2:51 AM

Possible iPhone 3Gs Recall

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As stated in a Wired.com article, some users are reporting that their phones are overheating. So far there have been few claims, but since we all know Apple sold a lot(about a million) of these in the first...

June 30, 2009  2:41 AM

Lost Connection to Exchange?

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You have a mailbox that you no longer can connect to, it either cannot connect to exchange or you may get an error stating that "MAPI Session "/o=servername/ou=first administrative group/cn=Recipients/cn=username" exceeded the maximum of 32 objects of type...


June 23, 2009  11:41 PM

Important c-Class Blade Enclosure Updates inc. iLO Updates

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Here are some very important updates for HP Blade Enclosures, I have also included iLO Updates as they are very important to keep up to date. Remember iLO and the Onboard Administrator firmwares can be updated live with no impact to the...


June 23, 2009  3:57 AM

A PC-free Printer

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HP Photosmart Premium with TouchSmart Web can connect to the Internet and print movies tickets, pictures, and pretty much anything else you can pull up on its web based OS. You will also be able to print from any blue-tooth enabled device and iPhone. The printer is expected to ship in September...


June 19, 2009  2:00 AM

Google Smart Charging

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Here's a quick insert from CNET... "Google has written software with "vehicle dispatch algorithms" that can decide how to best charge cars, Reicher said. In addition to smoothing out the load on the grid, smart charging makes it easier to take advantage of solar and wind power, which are...


June 15, 2009  8:50 PM

LOOP

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Wouldn't it be interesting if you could purchase a PC, not have to use screws, not have to constantly rip apart your PC, junk old parts, and replace them, only to repeat this once every 1-2 years? Jocko Chan from Hong Kong has a novel idea. Basically its a designer chassis that required no screws...


June 15, 2009  8:33 PM

Intel’s next-gen Atom Processor

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Intel showed the new processor code names 'Moorestown' to a live public audience for the first time at the Spring IDF in Beijing. Apparently it will run at 10x less idle power than the current Atom processor, although they didn't let us know how much power the processor would consume while in...


June 11, 2009  12:33 AM

USB 3.0 Where are you?

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USB 3.0 has been in the IT News world for years now... but when is it going to officially be released? From what I just read, soon! The webpage here (i know its old!) states that you can...


June 11, 2009  12:08 AM

Meet OCZ’s “Colossus” SSD Drive

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Currently its a prototype. Here is a quote from TheRegister. "Unlike OCZ's Z-Drive, a PCIe-connected 1TB SSD shown at this year's CeBIT, Colossus comes in a standard 3.5-inch drive bay form factor. This format is generally used for hard drive storage arrays and server and desktop drive bays,...


June 9, 2009  2:11 AM

Acer chooses Google Andriod over Windows 7

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Over the weekend it has become known that Acer has chosen Goolge Android over Windows 7. Now I don't know what Google Android looks like on a Netbook, but I know that Windows 7 didn't run too well on mine. On the defense of Windows 7, my lil Acer One isn't exactly a power house. I guess that is...


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