There is a lot of FUD flowing between Apple Macintosh true believers and the rest of the PC world. This is especially true now that Macs use Intel CPUs, NVIDIA chipsets and graphics, and so much more commodity PC parts. Lots have argued that a Mac is just an expensive PC with a flashy case and slick operating system. Mac fans have to admit that there is a lot of commonality … [Read more...] about A Concrete Reason Macs Beat PCs: Intel VT
I've been trying to work out how to sync my various data sources into a cohesive whole for a while now, and using the Mac has made it somewhat easier, since it supports a variety of data sources. For users of Microsoft Exchange, one of the most valuable sources for sync data is Outlook Web Access (OWA), because it uses the open(ish) WebDAV standard rather than the … [Read more...] about Determine Your Outlook Web Access URL
Update: Things have really changed regarding calendars in iPhone OS 3.0! They are much easier to understand, you can have multiple sources, including iTunes and over-the-air exchange, CalDAV, and ICS. Almost everything I complained about in this 2008 article has been fixed in OS 3.0! One of the things that surprised me about iPhone 2.0 was the introduction of multiple … [Read more...] about Don’t Bother With Multiple Colored iPhone and Exchange Calendars
It's finally here! The iPhone now has most of the functions of the BlackBerry - over-the-air push and sync of Exchange email, contacts, and calendars! Apple let the 2.0 OS out of the bag earlier today, and intrepid souls (and me) have taken the plunge and installed it. While most people, including me, headed to the (also active) App Store to try out the native games, I … [Read more...] about How To Set Up iPhone Exchange ActiveSync
I'm working on a new feature article for Storage Magazine focused on selecting an enterprise email archiving product. This is something I've done quite a bit of work around, so I decided to redirect it into a "bride magazine" type "ten things to look for" item. If you too know about the field of email archiving products, how about weighing in with a comment or email with your … [Read more...] about Key Technical Differences Between Email Archiving Products?