Archive for October, 2009

What’s the score after 6 months?

Sure makes me fell โ€œwarmโ€ all over, how about you?Actually more like ‘fired up’. Obama’s First Six Months’ Accomplishments 1. Offended the Queen of England . 2. Bowed to the King of Saudi Arabia . 3. Praised the Marxist Daniel Ortega. 4. Kissed Socialist Hugo Chavez on the cheek. 5. Endorsed the Socialist Evo Morales […]

Upgrade Windows 7 from Release Candidate or RTM version

Many of you have been running Windows 7 since the first Beta and moved onto the public Release Candidate. They were offered to the general public as a free ‘beta’ or taste test of the new OS.Windows 7 is, in my opinion, a huge step up from Vista in virtually every area. But as you know – or […]

Google Docs Exporting

As most of you know I am a huge fan of Google web apps – Gmail, Calendar and Google Docs.By being available nearly everywhere (with Internet connection that is) they greatly enhance productivity.Google docs is a great tool for putting up reference information such as technical walk throughs, How-To’s, and documents and forms that are […]

Hackintosh x86 News

UPDATE:For another simple solution to building a ‘Hackintosh’ Lifehacker.com has just posted this updated article on how you can build your own out of a retail Snow Leopard CD and a Dell Mini 10v. It is a super article. [Again as mentioned by me and in this article. Even though you’re using a standard retail-purchased […]

Bogus and Malicious emails

Here is a reminder. Let’s all keep ourselve and our data and systems safe.I have just recently seen numerous emails comming in supposedly from UPS containing trojan/infected files!!If you are not expecting and ‘EXPLICIT’ file in an email from a TRUSTED person. DO NOT OPEN/RUN OR DOWNLOAD IT!!Info on some here. Legitimate vendors – eBay, […]

Google Wave

I have been messing with Wave for a short time now and I can tell you it is ‘neat’, and powerful, but fairly hard for the average joe to understand. I think the potential is huge; if I can just figure out how I will actually use it. ๐Ÿ™‚ Google Wave was designed by software engineers […]

Latest Virtual Machine tools and tips

As some of you know I have been using VMware for years to create and manage virtual machines. It is one of the best ways I know to evaluate operating systems and configurations with out messing up a ‘live’ system. Using VMware (and the VMWare converter) I can also convert Acronis images to Virtual machines, […]

Portable tools for Procuctivity and System Recovery

I have a few custom bootable USB recovery sticks containing Hiren’s Boot CD, UBCD4Win and ERD that have recovery consoles along with a WinPE (Mini XP) environment that I use to recover and repair all sorts of Windows issues.On my USB drive I have loaded hundreds of applications; some for use in the WinPE/Recovery mode […]