It is official I have completely transitioned myself away from Microsoft (Personally). I think Vista was the final nail in the coffin for me. Back in September before my Vegas trip I purchased a Mac Book Pro, under the assumption I would run both OSX and Windows on the notebook. I found myself more and more using the OSX side until I no longer had the need to run Windows. Believe it or not, everything I needed to do could be done under OSX. As far as my client’s servers, I could manage them all remotely with the Mac version of Remote Desktop. This past weekend I replaced my workstation with a Mac Pro. The only thing left was my Windows server and my wife’s workstation. Moving away from my Windows servers that were handling my network file sharing (running raid for data protection) as well as Exchange and Blackberry services would be the hardest, so I thought. I wound up moving my domains to Google Apps for email and used T-Mobile’s services to connect via IMAP and forward my email to my Blackberry. I am purchasing a Drobo to handle my network file sharing as it runs it’s own version of raid for data protection. Continue reading “Mac Convert”
I have been really busy the past couple of days sightseeing and non-stop partying. I would tell you about the non-stop drinking and partying but the phrase “What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas” is appropriate for this trip. You can see the photos by going to the following link: http://www.pc-doc.com/photos/album/72157602198350370/
Finally, taking a long needed break. Heading out to Las Vegas with my wife this morning. Sitting at a bar at Newark Airport, getting my wife semi-drunk. She is not a good flier. I’ll keeping posting pictures while I am out in Vegas.