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

July, 2012

July 30, 2012  1:31 PM

Asus Transformer Pad Infinity Update Improved many features!

Posted by: Nathan Simon
IT professional

The OTA update that is pushing to owners of the TF700T world wide has been a resounding success so far. GizmoCanada reports, "An XDA Forum member reported, “Got the update over...

July 30, 2012  1:19 PM

Migrating to Exchange 2010 or beyond?

Posted by: Nathan Simon
Exchange 2007, Exchange 2010 SP1, Exchange 2010 with Service Pack 1, Exchange Active Sync

You may want to read the following post that I am linking to, it provides some gotchas and hints on how to make your migration successful.

If you’re planning an Exchange 2010 migration, you’re probably familiar with the term ‘
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July 26, 2012  12:37 PM

OS X ‘Mountain Lion’ Available now!

Posted by: Nathan Simon

If you own a mac pc, you most likely want to get your 'paws' on this one. has a slew of information on the new OS. Here is an insert from the post.

Familiarity is the key. Familiarity is a feature. Though they share many of the same underpinnings, OS X and iOS are very...

July 24, 2012  12:39 PM

USB 3.0 Power Delivery Specification

Posted by: Nathan Simon
IT professional

Big news here, well I am a few days late, but who cares. unveiled a press release, which contains the following.

The USB 3.0 Promoter Group, in conjunction with the USB 2.0 Promoter Group, today announced the completion of the USB Power Delivery specification, which enables...

July 24, 2012  12:29 PM

Sysinternals July Updates

Posted by: Nathan Simon
Process Explorer

Some updates to Sysinternals Tools!

Handle v3.5: This update to Handle, a command-line utility that lists open handles, uses the most...

July 20, 2012  12:29 PM

OCZ Vertex 4 – Maximum Performance

Posted by: Nathan Simon
SATA 6G, SSD, SSD Benchmark

The new OCZ Vertex 4, ultimate consumer performance, at a very reasonable price! We are talking around 100$ for a 128GB drive, not bad at all...

As the fourth generation of the legendary Vertex family, the Vertex 4 Series pushes storage performance to the max and redefines the modern...

July 18, 2012  1:05 PM

1.75Gbps WiFi @ Home

Posted by: Nathan Simon

D-Link has brought the first 802.11ac home wireless router to the masses!

"New Cloud Router 5700 (DIR-865L) Leverages 802.11ac Wireless Standard to Deliver Up to 1750Mbps Dual Band Wireless Performance for Today’s Connected Home" source
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July 15, 2012  8:54 PM

Meet the iPhone 5

Posted by: Nathan Simon

So how many of you are waiting for the next iPhone? I currently have the HTC One XL, and I don't see any reason to go back to iPhone (I had an iPhone 4 for about 6 months about a year ago). Anyways, has an update for you guys that are looking to get your hands on...

July 9, 2012  1:40 PM

Google Nexus 7 – Canadian Pre-orders

Posted by: Nathan Simon

If you have been waiting to pre-order from a Canadian retailer, your wait is over... Futureshop, Bestbuy, and Staples all have the Nexus 7 online for pre-order, of course if you want 25$ in free applications, order it from

July 9, 2012  12:37 PM

Mega Outlook Automation?

Posted by: Nathan Simon
IT professional, Outlook 2010

Outlook in itself if one of the most used applications on the planet... Outlook 2010 is one of the most powerful applications on the planet... to help you uncover all the goodies I am highlighting an article from Microsoft Small Business Technet page.


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