Parallels Screws Up Version 4

Recently Parallels released version 4 of their virtual machine software which I have been using for many years now and have been recommending to everyone I can. I use the MAC version so I can run Vista (even tried Windows 7) and until this version it worked like a charm! But after upgrading to version … Continue reading Parallels Screws Up Version 4

Paint Shop Pro 1.1 – A Blast From The Past

Below is a review I did of my still favorite graphic manipulating program called Paint Shop Pro in a newsletter I use to write and publish called "The Shareware & Freeware Report" around 1994. PSP is the only program still around in this first issue that I published. Even thought the original designers sold it … Continue reading Paint Shop Pro 1.1 – A Blast From The Past

Sudo Randomness with your iPod

Yesterday I wrote a note on Facebook on how frustrated I am that even thought I have a 20GB iPod, it keeps playing the same songs and groups over and over again. I know there are thousands of songs on it that I never hear. One of my friends came to the rescue with what … Continue reading Sudo Randomness with your iPod

How Not To Setup Your Active Directory Topology

So, today (about a week after the company that purchased us moved our computers into their domain) I was looking through Active Directory for security groups. I went to many of the folders but could not find them. Sure, I could search for them and they came up, but could not find what folder they … Continue reading How Not To Setup Your Active Directory Topology

5GB of FREE Online Storage

Check out Microsoft's new site that will allow you to have 5GB of free public and/or private online storage. http://skydrive.live.com

Dispose of your Electronic Waste

Sony and Waste Management have announced a one-day recycling event on Saturday, March 8, Qualcomm Stadium, from 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Both residents and businesses are encouraged to drop off outdated electronic equipment to be properly recycled at no charge courtesy of sponsors. All brands of equipment will be accepted. Items accepted include TVs, computer monitors, … Continue reading Dispose of your Electronic Waste

Vista SP1, Windows Server 2008 finalized

Microsoft has wrapped up development of two major products, Windows Server 2008 and the Service Pack 1 update to Windows Vista, CEO Steve Ballmer told financial analysts Monday. "Both products have released to manufacturing today, which is good news," Ballmer said. Ballmer highlighted a few big corporate deployments of Vista, including at Continental Airlines, which … Continue reading Vista SP1, Windows Server 2008 finalized

Customer Service – Not What It Use To Be

In this day of age with the Internet, you would think customer service would be better? Well I'm amazed at how many large companies totally ignore you when you send them an email or submit a support request. Below are companies that I never hear from or they take a long time. I will also … Continue reading Customer Service – Not What It Use To Be

Inida Outsourcing its Outsourcing

You are not going to believe this one. Check it out: http://www.iht.com/articles/2007/09/24/business/outsource.php