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


March 7, 2012  1:51 AM

The New iPad

Posted by: Nathan Simon
Apple A6, casing, CNET, HD, Ipad, iPad 2, iPad 3, Ipad 3 internals, March 7th, new components, quad-core, retina, SHD

Updated March 29th So there you have it, another "successful launch of the "New iPad" Still on the fence about it, or need more information on it before you go and buy it? Want to know how it stacks up against others like the Transformer Pad Infinity? Want more info? Go

December 23, 2011  6:47 PM

VMware View Updated and Available from Amazon Appstore

Posted by: Nathan Simon
Amazon Kindle Fire, android, Ipad, Linux, mac, PCoIP, updated client, View Client, VMware View

Now you can access your Windows Desktop right from your Android Kindle Fire, this is good news for Kindle Fire owners, the View Client for other Android platforms has been out for months.

Work the Way You Want To on your Kindle Fire Work on your Windows-based VMware...

November 21, 2011  11:29 PM

Miss the BlackBerry Playbook Boat?

Posted by: Nathan Simon
BlackBerry PlayBook, chip, Ipad, iPad 2, Nvidia, Processor, quad-core, RIM, soc, tablet, Tegra 3

So who got a Playbook? I tried to get on and they are sold out everywhere. I hate to say this but RIM copied HP, and that's fine, at least they don't intent to close the QNX doors like HP did with Web Os and the Touch Pad. Well if you missed the boat and were unable to get a Playbook, have no fear,...

August 8, 2011  9:10 PM

Pierre Cardin designs an iPad Competitor

Posted by: Nathan Simon
3g, android, Apple, Froyo 2.2, Ipad, mini HDMI, Pierre Cardin, Steve Jobs, tablet, WiFi

Sick of your friends carrying around a pretty iPad? Well look no further, Pierre Cardin has gone where no other designer dared. He designed a tablet PC that will turn heads... maybe... either way. It will look good, and it will be Android, that is enough to worry Steve Jobs.

May 11, 2011  5:59 PM

iOS 4.3.3 Location Services Fix

Posted by: Nathan Simon
Apple, Apple tracking, crowd-sourced location database cache, iOS 4.3.3, Ipad, iPhone 3Gs, iPhone 4

Well here is the fix for that "Apple is tracking you" Issue. I for one don't really care, maybe I should? Either way, once the jailbreak for this comes out I might update, until then, Apple I guess you know where I am! Here is "what" is fixed.

Reduces the size of the cache [it's...

May 10, 2011  2:26 AM

iPad 2 – A super computer in your hands.

Posted by: Nathan Simon
Apple, Cray 2, Ipad, iPad 2, supercomputer

Here is a fun little tidbit for you all. The iPad 2 would rival the Quad Processor Cray 2 Supercomputer which was built in 1985, and get this, it was the size of a washing machine! Also something of note for those wanting to pick up an iPad 2,  the new processor is 10 times faster than the...

November 24, 2010  2:00 PM

iPhone iOS 4.3?

Posted by: Nathan Simon
Apple, application, Daring Fireball, iOS 4.1, iOS 4.2, iOS 4.3, Ipad, iPhone 4, jailbreak, News Corp, newspaper, Rupert Murdoch, Steve Jobs, subscribe, The Daily

I swear iOS 4.2 was just released, I am still running iOS 4.1 and do not plan to go to iOS4.2 for a little bit,  the phone works fine. My guess is that they want to stop Jailbreaker's or at least discourage them.

What’s does that have to do with iOS4.3? It’s going to let users...

November 2, 2010  12:56 PM

Samsung Galaxy Tablet

Posted by: Nathan Simon
3g, Android 2.2, BlackBerry, hdmi, Ipad, Playbook, USB

Now here is something that i might actually get and use... aside from a BlackBerry Playbook :) Samsung's foray into the tablet market will definitely be a profitable one, based on the specs below and what I've read about it, I cannot wait to  get my paws on it. Here are the...

September 7, 2010  9:23 PM

Acer and its iPad Crushing Plans

Posted by: Nathan Simon
Andoid, Apple, Channel Insider, Chrome OS, expandability, google, hdmi, Ipad, microsoft, SD, tablet, USB, Windows

Acer is planning on releasing many new tablets over the next year. Acer will be able to make a tablet in a variety of operating systems like Windows, Chrome, and Android. These Tablets will also have much more expandability, like usb,SD card slots, and HDMI out, the list goes on. We all know that a...

May 31, 2010  11:53 AM

AsusTek shows off tablet computer.

Posted by: Nathan Simon
ASUS, AsusTek, competitor, Eee Pad, Ipad, Slate device, Windows 7 Embedded Compact 7, Windows 7 Home Premium

Okay, you've got to check this out...

TAIPEI, Taiwan – Taiwan's AsusTek Computer Inc. unveiled Monday a portable tablet computer that runs on Microsoft's Windows 7 operating system, joining a slew of manufacturers trying to tap demand for the sleek devices following Apple's launch of...

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