Giuseppe Taibi’s Techlog

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Entries from September 2008

OK, Microsoft Brand Manager Should Be Fired RIGHT NOW!

September 19th, 2008 · No Comments

This is below pathetic… I can see the smiling faces at 1 Infinte Loop…Sorry BillG, your team is not up to the challenge, yet.

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Ultra Cool Tape USB Hub

September 18th, 2008 · No Comments

Via: UK’s ElectricPig Now I know what to ask for my birthday More INSANE Gadgets at electrojoe.co.uk

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Kudos to Microcenter Cambridge

September 18th, 2008 · No Comments

After getting frustrated with Gateway customer (booo) service, I resorted to seeking help from the ‘local guys’ at Microcenter Cambridge. The young customer (kick-ass) service associate was super-helpful and EXCHANGED the dead-after-90-days Gateway monitor with a monitor of my choice (rejoyce!). I went on and picked a HP w2207h, only paid the $30 difference with [...]

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WMware Management Client Coming to iPhone

September 18th, 2008 · No Comments

[...] a future version of VMware Infrastructure (VI) Client, which is the software used to access VirtualCenter Server, would be made available for the Apple iPhone and other mobile devices Source: ZDNet.co.uk Sweet

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Tags: iPhone · virtualization

Stack Overflow Goes Live

September 15th, 2008 · No Comments

Joel Spolsky, founder of FogCreek, maker of FogBugz has launched Stack Overflow, a new, free knowledge exchange for software developers. I think this is a terrific idea and look forward to be a user/contributor. Every question in Stack Overflow is like the Wikipedia article for some extremely narrow, specific programming question. How do I enlarge a [...]

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Tags: web 2.0 · Web Development

iFund Blog Launched

September 15th, 2008 · No Comments

Silicon Valley legendary VC Kleiner Perkins has launched iFundVC, a blog about iPhone and iFund.

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Tags: iPhone

The Saddest TV Ad Ever ?

September 6th, 2008 · No Comments

This… …should beat  THIS ?!?!? C’mon, Bill….Sad, Sad, Sad

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Do Not Buy Gateway Computer Equipment. Never Again. :(

September 5th, 2008 · 4 Comments

Update: Kudos To Microcenter Cambridge Live Automation Time Item 05 Sep 2008 11:26:22 AM “monitor won’t switch on” was submitted by Giuseppe Taibi to the problem analysis engine. 05 Sep 2008 11:26:22 AM Phone Number set to xxx-xxx-xxxx | xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx. 05 Sep 2008 11:26:22 AM E-mail set to xxxxxx@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx. 05 Sep 2008 11:26:22 AM Serial [...]

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O’Reilly launches first iPhoneLive conference

September 5th, 2008 · No Comments

iPhoneLive 2008 is a 1-day conference that will be held for the first time in San Jose, CA on November 18 2008. Early registration price through October 14 is $625, while on-site price is $850. All details on the official website.

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Yes, the World Does Need This Chrome Browser from Google!

September 2nd, 2008 · No Comments

My knee-jerk reacttion when I first learned that Google is going to release a new web browser was “What? Does the world need yet another web browser?”. I changed my mind after I flipped through the first pages of the (highly addictive!) comicbook-style introduction to Chrome. Chrome sounds like a dream coming true for web [...]

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Tags: Emerging Technologies · Free Software · My Posts · web 2.0 · Web Development