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Month: January, 2009

Macs get spyware. Surprised? I’m not.

27 January, 2009 (16:44) | Mindless Blather | No comments

It isn’t really a question of IF a mac can get owned but instead it is a big when question. The story I read on Yahoo about some spyware installed on macs through a torrented iWork file show that social engineering works on any OS. Most of the Windows problems I see are from socially […]

Microsoft fails to deliver Windows 7 beta… surprised?

13 January, 2009 (18:22) | OS | No comments

I would like to offer M$ a bargain. Call me before you launch something and ask what I think you need to prepare… Offering Windows 7 beta isos at 2.2GB a piece? I’d say you better have a ton of akamai servers out there if you are still refusing to do the logical thing and […]

Cloud computing vs ISP bandwidth restrictions?

8 January, 2009 (12:30) | Mindless Blather | No comments

Ok, gdrive never really materialzed. Windows skydrive is charging along with 25gb of free storage. Mozy backups are increasing. If growth in bandwith heavy services and apps keeps growing, will we be able to keep my cable provider off my back? I can’t exceed my quota right now by filling skydrive once a month, and […]