1. OpenStack... Rackspace Cloud + NASA Nebula for Free!

    Wow, just wow! Rackspacecloud.com is an outstanding hosting provider for virtual servers…. and now, they have gone open source. Check out OpenStack.com and dive into a brave new world. Bout time somebody did this! …


  2. Fresh Books... fresh take on consulting billing?

    So I have signed up for the free subscription to Fresh Books, a site for in the cloud billing and time tracking. What I have seen so far has impressed me. The site is very clean, well organized, and highly intuitive. The billing/invoicing functions are down right awesome, and the fact that the client can sign in and view their outstanding invoices and make payments is just excellent! I would highly suggest if you are in the market for a site to do invoicing, time tracking, support cases, or more… to give Fresh Books a try! …


  3. Justhost.com user? Don't give iDrive Wordpress Backup a try!

    If you are a user of JustHost.com services, specifically the unlimited plan, as well as a user of WordPress. You should do your best to stay clear of fthe iDrive WordPress backup plugin. This plugin is great in what it offers, which is free 2gb online automatic backup to iDrive’s backup services for your entire site. However, the problem with JustHost.com is that the cron job associated with iDrive will spike above their 10% CPU usage restriction for an extended period of time. Which will result in your account received a very simple “Suspended” email. …


  4. Google Wave Added To Google Apps!

    I didn’t even notice this one pop in, but it appears that Google has added WAVE to the Google Apps subscriber applications. In case you missed it too, head on over to your Google Apps domain administration and add it to your dashboard! …


  5. WordPress 3.0 RC1 available!

    WordPress 3.0 RC1 has been released. And I’ve finally reached the comfort level needed to upgrade my site to the latest and greatest. That’s right, this site here is now hosted on WordPress 3.0 RC1! Weep all ye other … people… …


  6. Brother 4040CN Laser Printer Says I'm Out of Black Ink?

    Hog wash I say! …


  7. CatGenie... festering pot of. Yea!

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  8. Xceed DataGrid for WPF 4.0 Released!

    Xceed has released the latest major update to DataGrid for WPF. Version 4.0 brings with it full support for .NET 4.0 and Visual Studio 2010. …


  9. Site: Migration In Progress

    I have began the wonderful process of migrating my site from being hosted at GoDaddy to JustHost.com. What’s my reasoning? First, cheaper… and second faster! That’s right, two that should not go together. Either way, I will update when it’s complete. For now just take note that this is the first post on the new site. …


  10. XP/2003 Delayed Start Service

    Man I haven’t had to do this in a while since Vista and Windows 7 all have the Automatic (Delayed) start option for services. But in case you need to delay start a process on xp/2003. Find the service in HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESYSTEMCurrentControlSetServices Add a new value (REG_MULTI_SZ) and call it "DependOnService" without quotes.
    Next put the value as the service you want to delay the start until after. The processes normally used are Spooler and Messenger.