The musings of an IT Consultant:

July, 2012


July 31, 2012  11:00 PM

Apple OS X Mountain Lion

Raj Perumal Raj Perumal Profile: Raj Perumal

Hi folks! So unless you have been hiding under a rock, you've heard that OS X Mountain Lion is available! It apparently has broken all sorts of records and has reached over 3 million downloads in four days! What's all the buzz about? Well it offers a few new features and everyone is excited to...

July 31, 2012  10:51 PM

The Dropbox public folder deadline is here!

Raj Perumal Raj Perumal Profile: Raj Perumal

Hi folks! For those of you that don't know, Dropbox is a file sharing/storing service that allows you to store your data in the cloud. For those of you that have used Dropbox for ages, you'll be familiar with their public folder. It's a folder you can share with other users essentially. Well...


July 31, 2012  10:47 PM

Educational IT toys!

Raj Perumal Raj Perumal Profile: Raj Perumal

Hi folks! So as a computer guy, I'm always looking for great way to get my kids involved in IT. Not because I want them to be in computer jobs, but because computers are such a part of our daily lives that I want them to have the proper skills to grow up in this world and be successful. Well the...


July 31, 2012  10:42 PM

Use a smartphone instead of that cheap digital camera!

Raj Perumal Raj Perumal Profile: Raj Perumal

Hi folks! So for those of you that are in the market for cheap digital cameras, I urge you to stop and think about that for a second. Most low end digital cameras don't take pictures that are that much better than what you can get in a high end smartphone! The latest smartphones offer even HD...


July 31, 2012  10:38 PM

Laptop case for your UltraBook!

Raj Perumal Raj Perumal Profile: Raj Perumal

Hi folks! When buying a laptop case or bag for your new ultrabook, there are many selections, but what do you choose? It seems counterintuitive to buy  a bulky case or bag when you just spent tons of money on a small portable computer. Well the other day I was in my local Future Shop and I had...


July 31, 2012  10:32 PM

Western Digital My Passport 2 TB

Raj Perumal Raj Perumal Profile: Raj Perumal

Hi folks! So for those of you that are avid ultrabook users, or even those of you on the sidelines watching and waiting, the best news about ultrabooks is here. Western Digital has created a 2 TB external 2.5" hard drive! This is great for us ultrabooks users, because they are so small and...


July 31, 2012  10:28 PM

Patent wars!

Raj Perumal Raj Perumal Profile: Raj Perumal

With all the lawsuits in the mobile arena going on, it almost seems like a soap opera or a video game! Someone could invent it and call it patent wars where the goal is to sue your competition into oblivion! :) Well with all the ruckus about patenting rectangles for tablets going on , it's got...


July 31, 2012  10:24 PM

Job losses looming at RIM

Raj Perumal Raj Perumal Profile: Raj Perumal

In the wake of all the bad news at RIM, more is coming soon. Rumor has it that another 300 jobs will be lost before August 31st, RIM's quarter end. RIM needs to do this to save money it is losing hand over fist to it's competitors. These losses are really going to hit RIM hard as they are going...


July 31, 2012  10:20 PM

SonicWALL ICSA Labs Enterprise Firewall Certified

Raj Perumal Raj Perumal Profile: Raj Perumal

Hi folks! So a lot of people don't realize that SonicWALL is considered one of the top firewalls with UTM capability in the world. UTM is rapidly becoming the new standard by which all firewalls are judged. This capability is frequently referred to as next generation. Well SonicWALL has now...


July 31, 2012  10:15 PM

New Version of Chanalyzer Pro

Raj Perumal Raj Perumal Profile: Raj Perumal

Hi folks! As you know I'm a big fan of MetaGeek's Chanalyzer Pro software for wireless spectrum analysis. It is a fantastic tool at a great price to scan your wireless networks for interference. This software coupled with the WiSpy hardware from MetaGeek makes for an integral part of any wifi...


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