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In search of a DPAP photo server

I’m trying very hard to research and find a good DPAP photo server, which could serve as a repository of photos accessible via iPhoto.  I see a lot of solutions like Firefly Media Server that work for iTunes media servers and I know that DPAP is based on DMAP, same as the DAAP which iTunes […]

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iLife ’09 shipping, in stores tomorrow

iLife ’09 has begun shipping.  I received my confirmation just a few minutes ago that it is shipping and scheduled for arrival tomorrow via FedEx.  Reports started surfacing as early as last night that the software had begun shipments for some areas.  Apple also announced that iLife ’09 would be available in stores starting tomorrow, […]

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Running Virtual Center/vCenter as a virtual machine or virtual appliance

I’m wondering what everyone else in the world does…  I’m investigating running Virtual Center/vCenter as a virtual machine in order to remove two additional physical servers running Windows 2003 Enterprise in a cluster.  I’m also very interested in running vCenter as a Linux virtual appliance when that becomes available.  Is anyone out there running vCenter […]

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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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