Musings - Geek speak elucidations

Windows 8 first impressions - Day 1

06/21/2012 20:32
  Upgrade from Window 7 64 bit: Downloaded the upgrade package and after an hour of uninstalling little things like the drivers for my 3rd monitor, received “Sorry, were unable to figure out if your high end 6 month old laptop is compatible” messages too many time times to count. Screw...

The fine line between efficient and invasive

04/13/2012 14:54
  Yesterday, I received a spam message from a backup software vendor. Now, this is not an unusual occurrence as I received unsolicited emails from various technology vendors all the time. I let them through the shields as they occasionally have some relevant information or products in...

Day 3 iPad 2 review: an Android geek's perspective

01/06/2012 14:55
  Day 3 It's the interface; it just preforms so smoothly with absolutely no hesitation, and all of the little animations  that are built in are really impressive. I never had any complaints about the Xoom, but the iPad just screams. Apparently there's no way to access my...
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Rants - Tech savvey explications

IE 0 Day Exploit

12/12/2008 19:27
Microsoft reported a new "zero-day exploit" that affects most versions of the Internet Explorer browser. A zero-day exploit is a security vulnerability that is being exploited before the software vendor or public know that the issue exists. This particular exploit attacks flaws within Internet...

Spoofed NDR issues

04/14/2008 13:05
We've seen a rash of NDR (non-Delivery Response) floods happening to our clients. In all cases, it appears that the spam being NDRed is spoofed, but we are receiving reports from these users that they are being black listed on spam filters. Is anyone else seeing this problem? Thanks, -J-

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