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April 30, 2012  5:27 AM

SSD on a Budget!

Posted by: Raj Perumal
budget, Kingston, laptop, SSD, upgrade

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,...

March 31, 2012  10:39 PM

Today is the last day for BES upgrade

Posted by: Raj Perumal
Android, Apple, BES, BlackBerry, free playbook, RIM, upgrade

Hi folks, so as you may have heard , today was the last day to upgrade BES to the latest version and be eligible for the free PlayBook. I'm not sure how many people took advantage of this offer but I'd love to see the numbers. RIM's recent quarterly results indicate that things haven't been...

July 31, 2011  10:46 PM

Issues with Windows XP

Posted by: Raj Perumal
Microsoft, upgrade, Windows 7, Windows XP

Hi folks! So for quite some time now Windows 7 has been available. It's been a great operating system, and it's one of those OS's that I wish had come sooner. My problem? Some people are still using Windows XP. You know in my line of work I am still running into a lot of Windows 7 installs. I...

April 30, 2011  10:04 PM

Hubs, seriously?

Posted by: Raj Perumal
gigabit, hubs, network, switch, upgrade

Hi folks! So in this day and age gigabit is considered pretty normal. Gigabit switches are cheap and 100 Mb switches are considered old news. So it's funny when people run across old environments with 10 Mb hubs kicking around. Now that's ancient! It's amazing to see that people will spend a ton...


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