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

February, 2012


February 24, 2012  2:23 PM

February Sysinternals Updates

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There have been a couple updates over at the Microsoft Sysinternals site. As I have stated before, this is a key site to get to know if you are any kind of technician. It can definitely help with malware and trying to find those rouge applications. Process Explorer and Autoruns are amazing. Check...

February 24, 2012  2:06 PM

Veeam Backup and Replication Patch 3

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If you are running Veeam in your environment it would be in your best interest to keep it up to date. Here is the latest update. Release notes KB ID : 1442 These are the issues resolved by the Patch 3 for Veeam Backup version 6.0.0.153. All patches are cumulative so...


February 17, 2012  12:47 PM

BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 Release Date

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Hey all, PlayBook OS release date is just days away!

I, like many people are waiting for the official release of OS 2.0. Right now I am running the developer release of OS 2.0 and I know its missing a bunch of things, the video below shows you some features, for those running the...


February 14, 2012  1:12 PM

New BlackBerry 10 OS and Phone Images

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CrackBerry Kevin got a special email from his rumors mailbox... now I am pretty sure this is all legit, it looks like RIM marketing has released a pdf file full of awesome pictures.

POW! Following up the first-look image of a BlackBerry 10 phone we posted two weeks ago, today the good...


February 14, 2012  12:58 AM

The Ultimate UltraBook? Sony?

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Maybe? But vendors are releasing them so fast my head is spinning... Maybe Sony has the answer… Meet the Sony Vaio Z2. Bookmark and Share     0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend


February 9, 2012  4:03 AM

Facebook Native App on PlayBook

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PlayBook OS 2 is soon to be released. Want the scoop on what's new for the PlayBook and how it interacts with social apps?

When we took our first official tour of the native messaging on BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2 a month ago at CES 2012, one of the services that was missing from the...


February 8, 2012  12:51 PM

VMware vDS Best Practices

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So you have 20 hosts, 50 different port groups, network configurations all over the place. Wouldn't it be nice to pull that all together? Into one distributed switch? Whether you are new to virtual networking, or would like to take a peek at VMware best practices then you need the vDS Best...


February 6, 2012  4:54 PM

Guide to VMware Data Protection Whitepaper

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Eric Siebert, vExpert, wrote a series of pdf documents that explain how backups work in the VMware Environment, including an intro to VMware, backup and recovery methodology, data recovery in virtual environments, as well as a brand new document about choosing the right backup solution. Here is...


February 4, 2012  5:55 PM

Samsung Lotus Glass vs Gorilla Glass 2

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Both made utilizing Corning's technology, but Samsung's manufacturing process allows for far superior screen quality... 2 of the most important qualities you look for in a smartphone these days, durability and visual quality.

Corning released some information stating that Lotus Glass...


February 2, 2012  5:25 AM

Facebook : How much is it worth?

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Today marks a historical day for Facebook, only thing better is when stock starts trading on the public market!

It’s finally happened — the Facebook IPO is a real thing. No more speculation, no more guess-work. Facebook filed its S-1 registration statement with the U.S. Securities...


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