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August 24, 2012  1:41 PM

ASUS Transformer Pad Infinity Jelly Bean OTA update

Posted by: Nathan Simon
Mobile, its unofficial Asus Transformer Pad Infinity page, and their users have shined a bit of light on the latest Android OS from Google. See insert below.

A lot of rumors are swimming around about Jelly Bean OS for...

April 30, 2012  2:35 AM

Samsung takes top spot.

Posted by: Nathan Simon
Apple, BlackBerry, HTC, HTC One X, Mobile, Nokia, Samsung

Samsung takes top spot in mobile sales, that makes sense since they sell so much product to so many different areas of technology. Obviously it has a lot to do with the Samsung Galaxy SII, the Samsung Galaxy Tab, and the Samsung Galaxy Note. Nokia is not to far behind, and Apple takes third... What...

February 14, 2012  12:58 AM

The Ultimate UltraBook? Sony?

Posted by: Nathan Simon
AMD, Intel, Mobile, Radeon, Sony, VAIO, Vaio Z

Maybe? But vendors are releasing them so fast my head is spinning... Maybe Sony has the answer… Meet the Sony Vaio Z2.

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June 25, 2010  2:33 AM

iPhone 4 Review

Posted by: Nathan Simon
android, Apple, Bell, google, HTC, iPhone 4, mobile phone, MTS, rogers, Telus

Okay everyone, i have an iPhone 4 review for ya to check out... it is at, but I have included in insert for you to read before moving onto their website.

It's not just the face of the phone that's undergone a transformation -- the iPhone 4 is all new inside as well. For...

February 18, 2009  5:10 AM

Windows Mobile 6.5 and Microsoft ‘My Phone’

Posted by: Nathan Simon
cloud, contacts, documents, email, Microsoft My Phone Beta, Mobile 6.5, music, My Phone, new synchronization service, Palm Pre, photos, skybox, skyline, skymarket, Text message, Windows Mobile

It's official, Windows Mobile 6.5 is out of rumor status... some things that are worth mentioning is that the main screen will have a honeycomb look to it, i.e. in the way the icons are lain out. Most screens have redesigned menus that will not need that dreaded stylus, IE Mobile will have a...

December 27, 2008  9:38 PM

Handbrake 0.9.3

Posted by: Nathan Simon
Microsoft Windows, Mobile, Uncategorized, Windows Vista

Handbrake is an application that converts almost any source(just recently) to any other source, it is multiplatform and multithreaded. It is available for Windows, MacOS X, and Linus. Inputs included are - any DVD Source: VIDEO_TS folder, DVD image or real DVD (you have to decrypt your...

December 27, 2008  12:09 AM

NVIDIA Ion Platform means HD for Notebooks

Posted by: Nathan Simon
IT professional, laptop, Microsoft Windows, Mobile, Networking, notebook, Windows Vista

They call it a Pico-ATX which measure in at a whopping 10 cm x 7.2 cm! The reference motherboard is very simple; you’ve got an Intel Atom CPU and a GeForce 9400M next to each other, a single SATA connector and a DDR3 SO-DIMM slot on the other side of the board. And this little thing is...

December 11, 2008  9:10 PM

HP to use “Green Super Batteries”

Posted by: Nathan Simon
green, HP, laptop, lithium-ion, Mobile, notebook

Boston Power Inc created these lithium ion batteries, apparently what they do is act like new for up to 3 years. That and they will charge to full capacity in 30 minutes while delivering longer, on average, run-times. The batteries will provide 4.4 amps per hour as apposed to 2.6 amps from the...

December 3, 2008  10:52 PM

You can teach a Young Pup an Old Dog’s Tricks!

Posted by: Nathan Simon
IT professional, Microsoft Windows, Mobile, Networking

Well wouldn’t you know it, an old issue creeps up in Vista and it has the same resolution as before.. "The remote session was disconnected because the local computer’s client access license could not be upgraded or renewed. Please contact the server administrator." 1 . Use the Registry...

November 24, 2008  5:31 PM

VMware workstation 6.5 new features

Posted by: Nathan Simon
IT professional, Microsoft Windows, Mobile, Networking, Virtualization

The newest release of VMware Workstation 6.5 will support for Direct X 9.0c and Shader Model 2, which basically means you will now be able to play 3D games in a VM! Utilizing ACE (Assured Computing Environment) technology you could take your 3D games and apps with you, securely Another Major new...

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