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Review of the Lenovo ThinkCentre M71z

Are you looking for a top rated, middle of the road desktop for your offices? The Lenovo ThinkCentre M71z may be just what you need. With a touch screen 20 inch widescreen monitor at $917 direct, this PC is per...

Hyper-V: Shrinking a VHD

If you are using Hyper-V virtual machine, with thin provisioned (or dynamic) virtual disks, you may find yourself needing to compact those virtual disk files (.VHD) to reclaim free space. Typically you would co...

World IPv6 Launch

Microsoft joined other members of the Internet Society to announce the World IPv6 Launch. This is the start of an industry effort to permanently enable the next generation of Internet Protocol – Ipv6. The goal ...

XP is Dead…Long Live Windows 7!

Well, not quite dead. Sales of XP in computers with XP preinstalled ended in October of 2010, but support for XP continues for awhile longer. Microsoft announced that it will stop supporting the XP desktop oper...

Archiving Email in Outlook 2011 for Mac

One would think that a company such as Microsoft would remember to keep a key feature with one of its prime programs, Microsoft Outlook and archiving of email even if the program was made for a Mac machine. I r...

Adobe Solution for Apple iPad

Adobe Systems has finally announced a new version of its digital publishing suite for individuals, the Adobe Digital Publishing Suite.  This enables freelance designers and small design firms to publish interac...

Archiving Email–Some Considerations

Businesses live and die by email. Orders are submitted, proposals are sent, meetings are scheduled, and deals are made through email. So emails have a tendency to accumulate rapidly. No one wants to delete emai...

SolarWinds Virtual Manager 4.0

Are you thinking of running your VMware virtual infrastructure on Amazon’s EC2 public cloud service? You might want to look at SolarWinds’ Virtualization Manager 4.0. An integrated virtualization manager, it t...

Firefox 4 tops 7 million downloads

Mozilla’s newly released Firefox 4 hit 5 million downloads its first day, and has already topped 7 million.  That’s way ahead of Microsoft’s recent rollout of IE9.  Microsoft may have shot the...

Is Apple throttling web apps?

Tests indicate that iOS uses multiple techniques to hamper performance of web apps launched from the home screen of an iPhone or iPad.  Web apps launched directly from the Safari browser run about twice as fast...