The musings of an IT Consultant:

April, 2012


April 30, 2012  5:27 AM

SSD on a Budget!

Raj Perumal Raj Perumal Profile: Raj Perumal

Hi folks! As I mentioned before, one of the best ways to have a fast laptop is to buy one with an SSD drive in it. Having an SSD drive will help with those boot times and with resuming your laptop from hibernation/sleep modes. However not all of you are fortunate enough to own a laptop with SSD,...

April 30, 2012  4:51 AM

iPhone 5 Release Date?

Raj Perumal Raj Perumal Profile: Raj Perumal

Hi folks! Here's another tidbit from the rumour mill. Apparently someone at Foxconn has let slip the release date of the iPhone 5. The latest rumours state that the iPhone 5 could be released in June or as late as October. Is this for real? There is no way to know for certain as Apple is...


April 30, 2012  4:47 AM

RIM Updating Apps for BBM

Raj Perumal Raj Perumal Profile: Raj Perumal

Hi folks! So as part of RIM's efforts to save itself from the clutches of death, they have decided to update their apps. RIM is going to be updating their apps to be more BBM friendly. This is supposed to help social networking integration with the BlackBerry. Now I think this is a great idea...


April 30, 2012  4:44 AM

Microsoft brings the MCSE name back!

Raj Perumal Raj Perumal Profile: Raj Perumal

Hi folks! So do you remember the old days of the MCSE certification? Well some people look at those old days in a good or a bad light depending on who you are. But there is one thing you can't deny, and that's the proliferation of the MCSE name/brand and how recognizable it is. Well Microsoft...


April 30, 2012  4:41 AM

EPIC Technology Day a Great Success Again!

Raj Perumal Raj Perumal Profile: Raj Perumal

Hi folks! Thanks again to everyone who attended EPIC Technology Day! It was a great event and once again we had a record turnout! This event couldn't be run without the hard work of all the great vendors and the employees of EPIC, but most importantly without you wonderful customers attending!...


April 30, 2012  4:33 AM

Jim Balsillie and RIM

Raj Perumal Raj Perumal Profile: Raj Perumal

Hi folks! So before Jim left RIM he seemed to make some waves. What did he do? He tried to get them to play ball by utilizing the RIM network with other carriers. This could have meant big business for RIM. Unfortunately he was out voted and it never came to fruition. Time will tell if this...


April 30, 2012  4:28 AM

Samsung Galaxy S3 Pictures Leaked

Raj Perumal Raj Perumal Profile: Raj Perumal

Hi folks! So as we all wait in anticipation for the latest phone from Samsung, some pictures were leaked! Apparently these pictures were of the S3 in a dummy case to throw off would be spies. So basically it makes it easy for employees to test the phone in the field without fear of the word...


April 30, 2012  3:01 AM

Wireless N Connectivity Issues with New Gadgets

Raj Perumal Raj Perumal Profile: Raj Perumal

Hi folks, so you get that brand new phone or tablet and are wondering why you aren't getting N speeds? Well that might be because your manufacturer cheaper out and only put in a wireless card that supports 2.4 GHZ N only. You see most new devices only support the 2.4 GHZ wireless range and not...


April 30, 2012  2:39 AM

Ice Cream Sandwich Update List Released

Raj Perumal Raj Perumal Profile: Raj Perumal

Hi folks, after many rumours over the past month, Samsung has finally released an update list for ICS. Samsung's list only covers US carriers however. This list will give some of you an idea of what you are waiting for. You can read more about the list


April 30, 2012  2:35 AM

Telus Ice Cream Sandwich Update for Samsung Galaxy S II X

Raj Perumal Raj Perumal Profile: Raj Perumal

Hi folks, the update for the Samsung Galaxy S II X for anyone on Telus in Canada is still not out yet. We have been waiting a long time, and I am beginning to think this delay is on purpose. Why would anyone release the ICS update if they can just stall until the Samsung Galaxy S III comes out...


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