I know I'm not the first to do this, but it does make me chuckle to have upgraded a brand new machine less than a week after buying it. That's right, my brand new MacBook Pro now has 4 GB of RAM and a massive 320 GB of disk space. If you're thinking of upgrading your disk, whether you have a Mac or PC, now might be a good time, as prices have recently hit a new low … [Read more...] about Upgraded! 320 GB in a MacBook Pro!
Archives for June 2008
Just a quick tip tonight about something that's been nagging me. I love my IOGear MiniView Micro GCS632U KVM, but I've had a weird problem since hooking it up to my new MacBook Pro. See, the IOGear uses a double press on the Scroll Lock key to switch views. But every time I type this while connected to the Mac, the screen dims two notches. Pretty quick, it's completely … [Read more...] about How to Keep an IOGear KVM from Dimming Your Mac’s Screen
The lowly computer keyboard is so ubiquitous that it can seem unchanging, but nothing could be further from the truth. It is one of the most important components of any system, and has survived all assaults by new technologies from the mouse to the pen to the microphone, yet its evolution is marked by legacy functions and terminology that can leave computer users scratching … [Read more...] about Command and Control: The Clash of Keyboards
Even though storage virtualization technologies have been on the market for 20 years or more, and numerous companies have tried to sell it as a product in its own right for at least half that long, many are still unsure of what to do with the technology. A great new piece by Dave Raffo, News Director at SearchStorage.com, discusses the wide variety of virtualization solutions … [Read more...] about Storage Virtualization: What Is It Good For?
The relentless march of hard drive capacity is about to reach its next cantonment as 500 GB 2.5" drives begin to arrive this month. These little half-terabyte wonders will continue the downward pressure on price and challenge flash-based drives just as they stake their claim in the main stream of the market. … [Read more...] about Big Little Disks Are On The Way