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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...

August 30, 2010  4:21 AM

Sysinternals : TCPView Update



Posted by: Nathan Simon
awesome apps, live.sysinternals.com, microsoft, sysinternals, tcpview, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows XP

TCPView has been updated a few weeks ago, if you haven't checked out what's new, I suggest you do! TCPView is a Windows program that will show you detailed listings of all TCP and UDP endpoints on your system, including the local and remote addresses and state of TCP connections. On Windows...


July 30, 2010  1:40 PM

SysAdmin Day!



Posted by: Nathan Simon
administrator, microsoft, Sysadmin, system administrator, vmware

Hey everyone, if you an IT Administrator of any kind, its SysAdmin Day! [kml_flashembed movie="http://www.youtube.com/v/udhd9fmOdCs" width="425" height="350" wmode="transparent" /] So grab yourself a coffee, sit back, and administrator something technical! :)


July 13, 2010  3:09 AM

Update on Systinternals Website!



Posted by: Nathan Simon
Active Directory editor, measuring the memory usage of applications, memory analysis, microsoft, systinternals, teched, TechEd US 2010, Windows, Windows 7, Windows Vista

One of my all time favorite application suites is Sysinternals. Here is what's been updated in the recent past. Mark’s TechEd Talks Available Mark delivered four top-rated, top-attended sessions at TechEd US 2010 in New Orleans and they, along with all the TechEd sessions, are available for...


June 30, 2010  4:58 AM

Windows 8? Maybe…



Posted by: Nathan Simon
Aero, boot times, facial recognition, leaked images, leaked powerpoint, login credentials, microsoft, web camera, Windows 7, Windows 8

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 25, 2010  2:29 AM

Bing isn’t that bad after all…



Posted by: Nathan Simon
BING, Google Search, Internet Explorer 9, microsoft, Windows

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 16, 2010  2:39 AM

The New Xbox 360



Posted by: Nathan Simon
802.11n, kinect ready, microsoft, New Xbox 360, touch sensitive, USB, Wi-Fi

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 3, 2010  3:39 AM

Windows 7 P2V for ESX/VMware Workstation



Posted by: Nathan Simon
32-bit, 64-bit, bootloader, BSOD, disk2vhd, microsoft, P2V, VHD, vmdk, vmware, VMware Converter Standalone, VMWare workstation, vsphere, Windows 7, x64

Why is it so hard to find out how to properly P2V(physical to virtual) Windows 7 32 or 64 bit? I looked all over the net, googled until i couldn't google anymore and could not find the answer. Everything I did would end up in a BSOD or Bootloader errors, so i gave up. Then one night I was...


May 18, 2010  1:51 AM

Microsoft = $200M for VirnetX



Posted by: Nathan Simon
microsoft, mulit-million dollar payout, pantent, U.S. District Court, VirnetX, VPN, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Vista, Windows XP

VirnetX says that Microsoft infringed on 2 patents, the 2 technologies were used in Windows XP and Vista.

A Texas jury ruled March 16 that Microsoft willfully infringed on two VirnetX patents pertaining to the use of secure  communication links between computing  devices. The jury...


April 30, 2010  11:06 PM

Android 2.2 to fully support Adobe Flash



Posted by: Nathan Simon
adobe, Adobe Flash, android, Andy Rubin, Apple, FroYo, google, iphone, microsoft, New York Times, Windows

Good for Google, embracing Adobe Flash is great for everyone, I'm sick of hearing about Apple and the fact that they just won't accept Flash onto their device. I hope that the Android picks up steam and take the iPhone out!

Android 2.2, code-named "FroYo," will fully support Adobe's...


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