Archive for July, 2008

I am a big proponent of virtualization in the enterprise and it has come in quite handy on my primary PC for virtualizing development environments for some of my .Net development as well as hosting several LAMP stacks running atop of Linux.  VMware is my application of choice on the desktop and on the server.  […]

Here is how I replace my 160 GB hard drive with a Hitachi 500GB 2.5″ HD in my 17″ Macbook Pro. There are several sites and even video’s on the web that outline how to do this but to complement my post on how I moved both my HFS (OS X) and NTFS (Vista) partitions […]

The original HD that came with my Macbook Pro was a 160G 7200RPM Segate and suited my needs well. I had two partitions split about 50/50 between OSX and Vista via Boot Camp (~74GB-Vista) and 75GB-OS X). The solution was great as I was able to access my Vista partition through VMWare Fusion when running […]

For all you mobile WordPress bloggers with iPhones. A new WordPress app is now available in the iTunes App Directory. Not available yet for mobile download but I would imagine that will get refereshed soon as well. Works great and users are finally able to post pictures while blogging on the run. Setup is pretty […]

Apple is moving up the charts, toppling Acer to become the third largest PC vendor in the U.S., according to a survey from Gartner. Apple defied a weakening economy to record a 38.1 percent growth rate in U.S. PC shipments, according to Gartner. Overall PC shipments in the U.S. grew just 4.2 percent to 16.5 […]

Rules for Startups

20, Jul 2008

Billionaire Mark Cuban gives valuable advice for those contemplating a business start-up. A lot of what he says makes sense and would be wise decisions for anyone to follow. I’ve worked for some companies who didn’t follow many of these points… Needless to say I’m not working there any longer. read more Web entrepreneur Jason […]

The MIT team believes that their lightweight, inexpensive device holds the promise of revolutionizing the power industry and providing solar power to even remote regions. read more

Seriously, and what will replace it? Would you believe a VMware exec saying it will be virtual applications running on… Linux? Believe it. read more

Virtualization continues to be a big topic among Mac users with Intel-powered Macs. Products from Parallels and VMware allow you to easily run many different operating systems on your Mac, each within its own protected virtual environment. Recently, a third player entered the market—Sun, with its VirtualBox product.

Intel takes steps to improve patient health by gaining FDA approval for the “Intel Health Guide”, an 8 lb. unit that operates as a personal health management system at home and runs the equivalent of portal software to access various functions. Patients interface with the unit via a touch screen interface. Its goal is to […]


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