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

June, 2010


June 30, 2010  5:10 AM

Motorola Droid X – Could this be my next phone?

Nathan Simon Nathan Simon Profile: Nathan Simon

Finally a phone that some people are saying might stand up to the mighty iPhone 4.... meet the Motorola Droid X and revel in its specifications! :)

* 4.3” FWVGA 854x480 screen * Android 2.1 * Either Motoblur or Ninjablur * Upgraded navigation bar * Separate HDMI dock * Light...

June 30, 2010  4:58 AM

Windows 8? Maybe…

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I stumbled upon this while searching for blog worthy news...

A set of PowerPoint slides that appear to contain details about the next version of Microsoft's (Nasdaq: MSFT) Windows operating system surfaced Monday. The slides indicate that Microsoft plans to tackle the long-running...


June 29, 2010  2:59 AM

HP and VMware Unveil Integrated Storage, Desktop and Connectivity Solutions

Nathan Simon Nathan Simon Profile: Nathan Simon

Hey folks, HP and VMware are introducing a few new solutions that are product of 8 years of working together. I am focusing on HP's Virtual SAN Appliance, it is the only appliance that is certified as VMware Ready.

To give organizations affordable, easy-to-deploy infrastructure...


June 25, 2010  2:33 AM

iPhone 4 Review

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Okay everyone, i have an iPhone 4 review for ya to check out... it is at Engaget.com, but I have included in insert for you to read before moving onto their website.

It's not just the face of the phone that's undergone a transformation -- the iPhone 4 is all new inside as well. For...


June 25, 2010  2:29 AM

Bing isn’t that bad after all…

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I stumbled upon this blog while surfing the net and thought I would share this users story. He used Bing for one full week, but ended up using it for two weeks and didn't really notice....

I switched the settings on my browser toolbars to make Bing the default and promised to spend...


June 25, 2010  2:14 AM

VMware vCenter Server 4 Update 2

Nathan Simon Nathan Simon Profile: Nathan Simon

Well since i like to follow VMware, I'd like to let everyone know that vCenter Server 4 Update 2 is out. With this release there has been guest operating system customization improvements, support for Server 2008 R2 64-bit / Windows 7 64-bit (had issues in the past trying to install on these OS'),...


June 25, 2010  2:07 AM

VMware ESX 4 Update 2

Nathan Simon Nathan Simon Profile: Nathan Simon

Well its been out for about a month, and just wanted to remind my readers that ESX 4 Update 2 is now out... i have included an insert and a link to the download below.

Enablement of Fault Tolerance Functionality for Intel Xeon 56xx Series processors— vSphere 4.0 Update 1 supports the...


June 16, 2010  2:39 AM

The New Xbox 360

Nathan Simon Nathan Simon Profile: Nathan Simon

Well, I didn't see this coming, didn't see any rumours at all... funny because I am a big Xbox fan, ah well, I've have been very busy with a new client, anyways... check out some of the new specs below. Touch Sensitive Buttons -turn the Xbox 360 on or off and eject a disc with...


June 11, 2010  5:27 AM

Unlocked Intel CPU – Core i7 875k

Nathan Simon Nathan Simon Profile: Nathan Simon

Hey everyone, well its been quite some time since I upgraded my home system, I'm currently running an Intel Core 2 Duo E4300 clocked at 2.75Ghz, stock 2.2Ghz. Now its fine for everything I do, but sometimes I just want more... I think this might be the processor for me...

Intel Core...


June 10, 2010  3:42 AM

Netrouteview

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Here is a neat utility that i stumbled upon, when i was having routing issues on a user PC... yeah I know why would the route table be modified on a client PC, well it was for testing purposes... NetRouteView is a GUI alternative to the standard route utility (Route.exe) of Windows operating...


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