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April 2010

Windows 7

Number of Views : 4533I was reading my daily RSS feeds and came across this headline. “More than 10% of all PCs worldwide now on Windows 7”. (http://windowsteamblog.com/blogs/windows7/archive/2010/04/22/more-than-10-of-all-pcs-worldwide-now-on-windows-7.aspx) It stood out and made me interested. That is pretty amazing, since Windows 7 has only been out for a few months. …

Magazines and the “Shack”

Number of Views : 7660I get 4 magazines. Linux Journal, Wired, Inc, and Money Magazine. I really enjoy each. Inc has so much information and ideas it makes me both excited and angry when I read it each month. Money always gives me ideas and motivation to keep saving and …

iPad video – Rip your DVD’s

Number of Views : 13178I am getting ready to head out on a trip and want to take some movies on the plane for the kids to watch on the iPad. I also plan on putting video on my phone and my wife’s iPhone. There are a ton of applications …

8 Money Mistakes

Number of Views : 4380Here are some great basic money mistakes. If you are in any way questioning these items please email me so I can explain. I am not a financial planner or even a consultant (I work in IT). However, if you don’t understand why these are bad, …

iPad browser detect (User-Agent)

Number of Views : 15102For many years developers have been using the User-Agent element of the browser to detect what web browser a person is using. This is very useful for designers when they are looking to make a very functional site in older browsers or add new technology (IE …

iPad security (port scan)

Number of Views : 24701Continuing my security theme, I decided to see what the iPad looks like on a network. Can you ping it, what does nmap say about it, does OS detection work, are there any open ports? To test this I used both my iPhone (jimiz-phone) and iPad …

iPad printing

Number of Views : 4721There are a lot of articles about printing on the iPad or iPhone. I have not found too many great solutions. I was reading an article on the ipad today and wanted to print it out for reference. After trying a few apps I landed on …

Non 3G iPad

Number of Views : 14426As with any new device you wonder if you got the right version The iPad has 3G version is on it’s way. I opted not to get 3G. So far it has been great. I have used my iPhone as a tether, to have wifi at …

iPad impressions -apps

Number of Views : 3895So far I really like this device. I’m writing this post on it. My wife and kids love it. The wife watched a full movie on netflix (only used 13% of battery). What I do like is how iPhone apps can run and there is a …