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My iPhone Justified

I finally have found justification for my iPhone. Utility in the form of a Chipotle Mobile Ordering app. Ahhh, now I can order my 1500 calorie Mexican treats via my iPhone. Who  loves you baby?

Tip o’ the Hat to Mac Rumors iPhone Blog!

Posted On Monday, January 12, 2009 4:50 PM

Windows 7 and Anti-Virus
There have been some reports of Windows 7 being incompatible with AV programs. This is not unusual for beta operating systems that often have bit level changes that don't please AV programs – they are tightly coupled. You may just have to run without AV for a bit while beta testing. Another reason why it is B-e-t-a. Some people just cannot wrap their heads around that. My employer currently uses McAfee v8.5 which would not install on Windows 7. However, moving up to version 8.7 fixed the issue and ......

Posted On Monday, January 12, 2009 4:41 PM

Windows 7 Remote Admin Tools Released
The RSAT (Remote Server Administration Tools) have been released in beta form for the first beta of Windows 7. These tools allow for remote administration of your Windows Servers and services (think old adminpak.msi) from your Windows 7 workstation. I applaud the Windows 7 (or Windows Server) teams for getting these out quickly. We had to wait forever to get them for Windows Vista. Tip o’ the hat to Keith’s blog ......

Posted On Monday, January 12, 2009 10:03 AM

Windows 7 in Boot Camp
As soon as I got my mitts on the M3 build of Windows7 at the PDC last year, the first thing I tried was to run it in Fusion on my 15 inch MacBook Pro. It ran just fine sans one little thing – I could never get it to recognize the Marvell Ethernet adapter. Wireless worked fine, but for what I do at work wireless means a constant VPN connection and that was a pain. I did some searching, found one person that had it working on an older MacBook with a different Ethernet chipset. Once the new beta 1 build ......

Posted On Friday, January 9, 2009 4:41 PM

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