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Apple


April 30, 2011  10:27 PM

Virtualization on the Mac



Posted by: Raj Perumal
Apple, run pc on mac, run windows on mac, Snow Leopard, VMware Fusion, VMware Workstation, Windows 7

Hi folks! So you are a former PC user and just bought a Mac. How do you run virtual machines on your new Mac? Enter VMware Fusion! VMware fusion allows you to run Windows 7 in a VM on your Mac so you can run those apps that are only Windows capable. This is quite useful in office environments...

September 30, 2010  9:21 PM

VoIP on your iPhone



Posted by: Raj Perumal
Apple, Asterisk, Bria, Cisco, iPhone, VoIP

So one of the many services my company provides in IT is Voice Solutions. We provide both Cisco and Asterisk VoIP solutions. So imagine my happiness when I found this great soft phone app for iPhone! The app is called Bria and it is just great. What it allows me to do is login to my phone number...


September 30, 2010  9:16 PM

Facetime on the iPhone



Posted by: Raj Perumal
Apple, FAcetime, iPhone

Hi folks! So I finally had a chance to try out Apple's version of videoconferencing called facetime. I have to say it's not bad. One of the limitations is that you can only use it on wireless. However despite that I have to say it's quite good. The downside? You can only use it on Apple. Oh...


September 30, 2010  8:47 PM

Flash and the iPhone



Posted by: Raj Perumal
Apple, browser, Flash, iPhone, web

Hi folks, so I finally get to chime in on the Flash fiasco with iPhone. Now that I have my iPhone 4, I have been doing a lot of web browsing with it. I have to say that the lack of flash hasn't been so bad that it makes me want to stop using the iPhone, but it has been annoying. I think as time...


August 31, 2010  9:14 PM

Sharing files on an iPad



Posted by: Raj Perumal
Apple, Dropbox, iPad

Hi everyone, so you've bought that shiny new iPad and you want to share files. How do you do it? Apparently Apple has given us limited capability where that is concerned. I guess they're thinking if you just stick an Apple logo on something and put the letter "i" in front of it people will buy...


May 31, 2010  11:43 PM

I had a chance to use the iPad…..



Posted by: Raj Perumal
Apple, iPad, review

Hi folks, so hot off the presses, I got a chance to use an iPad! My buddy bought one and I thought i'd give it a quick try. For those of you that have been hiding under a rock, the iPad is Apple's answer to the tablet, and is essentially a big iPhone (IMHO). What would it be good for? Well...


May 31, 2010  2:39 PM

Android is picking up steam!



Posted by: Raj Perumal
Android, Apple, cells, Google, iPhone, smartphones

Hi folks! Welcome to my blog again! I hope spring has been treating everyone well! One of the things I wanted to touch on today is the Android platform! I have been slowly seeing more and more people use this new platform and they are getting quite excited about it! It looks like we finally have...


April 30, 2010  10:46 PM

Apple and Flash



Posted by: Raj Perumal
Adobe, Apple, Flash, Steve Jobs

Hi folks, so what's the deal with this? Apparently Steve Jobs has slammed Flash. Wow, I don't think that's a great decision. I understand they want the lock on the software market but why slam flash? Flash is all over the Internet and releasing devices that don't support it isn't going to help...


April 30, 2010  10:43 PM

iPhone is taking off



Posted by: Raj Perumal
Apple, BlackBerry, iPhone, RIM

Hi folks! So how many of you own an iPhone? I don't yet but even I who am historically a BlackBerry user am sorely tempted to convert. Why is that? Because they are just so usable. There are so many great apps for so many things and the device itself is easy to use. Recently it's been reported...


September 30, 2009  8:17 PM

Issues with Latest iPod Update



Posted by: Raj Perumal
3.1.1, Apple, firmware update, Infiniti, iPod, iPod update won't work with vehicle

Hi everyone! So I have a bit of a rant. It's regarding the latest iPod update. I love my iPod, it's so easy to use in my car. My car has steering wheel controls built in to control the iPod without me having to pick up the iPod while driving. Unfortunately, Apple has decided to release an update...


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