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

May, 2013

May 28, 2013  12:48 PM

Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit 8.5 Beta

Posted by: Nathan Simon
Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit

I use MAP to help clients prepare for the cloud. MAP collects all system data and performance that is relevant to a VMware or Microsoft virtualization project.  Allowing you to choose the right hardware and amount of resourced to convert your physical machines into virtual.

The beta...

May 27, 2013  1:16 PM

Intel’s new chipset Haswell : Pricing, Release Date, and Specifications

Posted by: Nathan Simon
Intel Haswell Micro Architecture

MOAR! Update #2 - June 4th 2013 News Highlights from Computex

  • Intel introduced 4th generation Intel® Core™ processors that serve as foundation to wave of new 2-in-1s that combine stunning PC performance with tablet-like mobility in...

May 22, 2013  2:28 PM

Windows Sysinternals : March / May 2013 Updates

Posted by: Nathan Simon, Microsoft Windows, sysinternals

Here are a couple updates from Systinternals.

What's New (May 16, 2013)

  • ProcDump v6.0 Procdump is an advanced utility for capturing process memory dumps based on a variety of triggers including CPU usage,...

May 21, 2013  5:30 PM

Xbox One : Release Date and Information

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microsoft, Xbox One

Update #5 06/21/13 Microsoft's plans to not be able to share games etc has been wiped out, they bent to pressure from the masses. Release date November 30th. Canadians can pre-order from Xbox console, more info

May 15, 2013  4:50 PM

Google I/O 2013 is happening now!

Posted by: Nathan Simon
Google I/O

If you weren't aware Google I/O is in full swing. Google IO 2013

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May 14, 2013  3:32 PM

BBM jumps to iOS and Android! Release Date?

Posted by: Nathan Simon
BlackBerry, BlackBerry 10

Update 04/06/13 Release date rumored to be June 27th. Blackberry denies it, but T-Mobile tweeted it, so even though they deny it, it could very well be the date! You know how it goes.

On May 14th, BlackBerry announced plans to make its ground-breaking mobile social...

May 7, 2013  2:34 PM

Seagate joins the SSD Race

Posted by: Nathan Simon
seagate, SSD

I was just browsing an article where Seagate is finally releasing SSD disks. Among the reasonable specifications for 120/240/480GB selections, they mention drives with dual-port 12G SAS Connectors! These guys are twice as fast as previous generation drives and will be available in capacities up to...

May 7, 2013  12:44 PM

Android Apps on your PC and Mac

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BlueStacks Android Emulator

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May 6, 2013  12:28 PM

So how do you like your BlackBerry Q10?

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BlackBerry 10, Smartphones

crackberry q10 phone Over in the UK the Blackberry Q10 outsold the Z10 by a...

May 1, 2013  1:20 PM

VMware Mobile Knowledge Android/iOS Application

Posted by: Nathan Simon

I posted earlier about a vSphere 5.1 Hardening guide available in HTML or PDF, I read that they recently made a mobile version. Curiosity peaked, and I went looking for it. While...

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