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Con-call to discuss VMware View

Not long ago, we did a demo of VMware’s VDI product at HTC.  To be honest, we were underwhelmed at the time.  Fast forward to December and VMware remedied that problem with the release of VMware View.  We are just in the beginnings of the trial for the View 3.0 product and we haven’t gotten […]

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Our Pano Logic units have arrived

As a followup to my previous posts about thin clients and our research, we made a first step into the virtual desktop arena.  We purchased 55 Pano Logic units just before end of last year.  They arrived and have been safely stored away while we work out the rest of our implementation plans.  This is […]

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What Apple could learn from webOS

Engadet has a great article about what Apple could learn from the Palm webOS. Engadget pretty much hits the nail on the head. For all iPhone users, reading this or even watching the Palm presentation from CES should make you realize that the iPhone isn’t complete. There is still some growing and changing left to […]

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Huckabee talk about customer service

I found this YouTube video from Huckabee’s Fox News show and its his commentary on customer service.  I’ve said similiar things in my blog before on customer service.

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Updated Windows 7 install notes for MacBook Pro owners

In the process of installing the Windows 7 beta, I have come across a few things that don’t quite work well out of the box on my MacBook Pro.  Here are some notes from my experiences that may help someone else: Partitioned the drive using Boot Camp Assistant.  Install takes up about 9GB, so you’ll […]

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Windows 7 Beta update – its installed

I had much better luck today getting a installation key and copy of the Windows 7 Beta from Microsoft.  I have just installed it in a BootCamp partition on my MacBook Pro and so far, I’m impressed.  I decided to put it into BootCamp to get real performance metrics since VMware Fusion would have a […]

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Microsoft take down Windows beta download, adding servers

I just checked in again for the first time since about 6:00 on the Windows 7 Beta download – got this message from Microsoft: Thanks for your interest in the Windows 7 Beta. The volume has been phenomenal — we’re in the process of adding more servers to handle the demand. We’re sorry for the […]

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Windows 7 Beta downloads crashes Microsoft servers

In a sure sign that the world wants something better than Windows Vista, downloads for the new Windows 7 beta has brought Microsoft’s web servers to a screaching halt.  In trying to download the beta since its release about 45 minutes ago, I have encountered only “Server Too Busy” messages when trying to login to […]

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iLife previewed, order placed

You can usually count on Macworld Expo to see the latest updates for iLife on a yearly basis.  I’m not sure exactly what we’ll do next year, given this was the last year Apple will participate in the Expo, but this year didn’t disappoint.  iLife ’09 was introduced and demoed during the keynote and the […]

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Macworld Keynote highlights Myrtle beach, sort-of

Ok, file this under the means-nothing-to-anyone-but-me department, but the cool thing from the Macworld Keynote yesterday for me came during the iPhoto ’09 preview.  While demoing the Geotagging features of iPhoto, Phil Schiller showed the “Places” interface and showed off how it works.  It is basically a framed in version of Google Maps which has […]

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