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To Camp or Not to Camp

Posted January 10th, 2009 at 06:10 PM by Gerri Shin (4∞)

That is the question...
If you;ve followed my blog you might remember a post where I went through some my first reactions to Windows 7 when I tried out the Pre-Beta build number 6801. well the Public beta version, Build 7000, has just been released and I've legally obtained a 64-bit version and valid Key. My only question now is whether I should Install it in a virtual Machine like I have for the past releases and what I did for my XP version, or should I go the full monty and partition 20Gb...
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Macworld 2009 Keynote [Spoiler Warning!]

Posted January 6th, 2009 at 09:25 AM by Gerri Shin (4∞)
Updated January 6th, 2009 at 05:48 PM by Gerri Shin

Ok so I have ben able to watch the key note almost live, so I figure I'll jot down some of the Cool things that are being announced.

first is the iLife programs are being updated to become iLife '09.
What's new? here:
iPhoto has been updated with new browsing techniques.
  • Last year they introduced Browsing by Events, This year they've added a new way to categorize. By Faces. that's right, iPhoto now has some rudimentary facial recognition in there so that now it will identify
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Apple Releases 10.5.6

Posted December 15th, 2008 at 05:09 PM by Gerri Shin (4∞)
Updated December 16th, 2008 at 06:15 PM by Gerri Shin

Yes that's right, Apple has released a new update this afternoon.
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Originally Posted by support.apple.com
The[/url] 10.5.6 Update is recommended for all users running Mac OS X Leopard and includes general operating system fixes that enhance the stability, compatibility and security of your Mac.
Highlights of the fixes and improvements in this release are:
  • Improves reliability of Address Book syncing with iPhone and other devices and applications.
  • Improves the reliability of AirPort connections, including improvements when roaming
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Apple may give Mac users a Spring Surprise!

Posted November 20th, 2008 at 01:40 PM by Gerri Shin (4∞)
Updated November 20th, 2008 at 08:59 PM by Gerri Shin

It appears that Apple may be moving their anticipated release date of Mac OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard) up a little bit. When Apple first previewed Snow Leopard at WWDC 2008 (June) they old everyone to expect it to be available "In about a Year". Well in a speech made by Jordan Hubbard, Apple's Director of Engineering of Unix Technologies, at LISA '08 (or Large Installation System Administration Conference) it appears that Apple has now slated it for release in Q1 of '09 thus making it conceivable...
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Say hello to 7! Post: 1

Posted November 16th, 2008 at 08:18 PM by Gerri Shin (4∞)
Updated November 17th, 2008 at 12:29 PM by Gerri Shin

Ok so most of you know I'm an avid Mac user so you're probably asking "what is this? why is he blogging about Microsoft?". the simple answer is that I've use Windows much more in my life than I have mac and I was intrigued by this new iteration that is supposedly 'better than Vista'.
So without further Ado I present
I've been testing out the Beta build 6801 of Microsoft Windows...
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