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How to virtualize your office – without their knowledge

People complain that they don’t have enough machines, and when they need servers, they’re available. Two of the problems that were prevalent in my workplace. I set out to attempt to rectify this by firstly measuring the utilization rate on some of our busiest servers. Instead of installing and managing…

Empty iPhone Emails – Solved

NOTE: iPhones Firmware update 2.1, seems to have gotten rid of the problem. If now only Apple would fix the damn calendar bug Have you recently sent an email from your beloved iPhone and have it delivered – empty? Then when you look at the sent on your phone you…

Paperless office – the story of the S510M

Going green? Or going neat? Get rid of that paper! Think of all the bills, invoices, warranty cards, tax refunds and bank statements that you file away, day after day. The problem here is that paper is bulky, and takes up a lot of physical space, especially if you’re an…

Fantastic GPS Logger, a Field Report for BT-1000P

Having recently purchased the unit, especially for the purpose tagging all the photos from a recent trip, I flew away extremely happy, witnessing the outstanding performance of this little device. You can see a screenshot below of the takeoff from Sydney towards Tokyo. Google Earth for romant net BT 1000P Sydney What sets this unit apart from other loggers and GPS units on the market, is its ability to not only acquire a signal within the boundaries of an airplanes fuselage, but keep that sync as the airplane is banking.

BT-1000P mini-review on a mac

Am soon going away on a little trip, over to Europe, through Tokyo. Wishing to record my trip, as well as have some data for geocoding the photos, I went on a quest to find a GPS unit that allowed me to: log data to internal memory make sure there’s…

Quality control at Apple

Apple and their quality control leaves to be desired, especially on their last revision of the MacBook Pro’s. Late last week I purchased the MBP from Apple’s Online store. Thinking about the resale value, I decided to spec up the bottom model. I added:

MacBook Air vs. Dell XPS m1730

I decided to bring my girlfriends MacBook Air into class – Ola had his Dell XPS m1730. Brendan decided to take some photos. Enjoy. Sorry for the bad quality – its his crappyN95 to blame

Google Apps and Domains semi-Integration

Gmail/Gcal and Google Reader, my most used webapps within Google Apps. Although if you’re a dedicated geek or merely wish to exhibit more control over your email experience, you’d be well accustomed with Google Apps For Your Domain [GAFYD]. Where-by you’d have Google look after your e-mail needs at the…

Apple’s new Air Rock

This morning, Apple announced the much speculated and predicted MacBook Air. An ultra portable laptop that in the price range sits between the MacBook and the MacBook Pro [that’s if you’re considering the old decrepit PATA drive, instead of the SSD], otherwise it is the most expensive laptop in the…

File Backup Strategy

Photos are the most precious material possession anyone owns, and should be the first to be saved in the case of a fire. So how does one provide the appropriate backup solution to safeguard their cherished memories? My general approach to backing up the photos is by no means simple,…