Cloud VPS Hosting at madgenius.com … soon

We, at madgenius.com, are in the midst of testing out a cloud solution for our VPS services … I will definitely keep posted on the specifics, once we’re live. Features : – Automatic Failover if hardware issues should arise – Windows/Linux deployments in under 60 seconds – All new web based control panel – Run ...

Western Digital Elements 2TB/1TB USB 2.0 speed test 2

I had someone ask me to benchmark my WD 2TB elements drive. It might be useful to someone else, this is running on USB 2.0. [zenphoto src=”1TBexternal.jpg” album=”blog/etc/” width=”500″ /]

ICH9R Fake Raid Failed when Reinstalling OS DISC?

Hello, if you’ve read anything on my blog, you’ll note that I had a 6 x 1 TB HDD SATA raid going through my ICH9R ABIT IP35 motherboard. I recently decided to reformat the ‘server’, and was told by a few that I should be able to reformat the OS drive (separate from the array), ...

Riverbed ROCKS!

At my day job, I was tasked with choosing what direction we were to go with on WAN acceleration. The choice was either adding a second T1 line, Cisco WAAS, and Riverbed. For many, many reasons we chose Riverbed over WAAS, or simply adding a second T1. We’ve seen almost a 5x speed increase, now ...

Verizon Access Manager/US Cellular ERROR 720 – Cannot connect to server/remote server 4

I used to see this error constantly with some of our users who used Verizon Access Manager, and ANY type of Air Card; PC5750, PC5740, PC5220, tethering with Blackberries, etc. Using the VZAM software, or US Cellular sometimes you will not get an error, sometimes you will. The best way to test what error you ...

How to disable Internet Explorer Enhanced Security Configuration for server 2003/2008 1

I get a lot of people asking me how to disable IE’s Enhanced Security Configuration, so this is how to do it for server 2003, and 2008. Internet Explorer Enhanced Security Configuration places your server and Microsoft Internet Explorer in a configuration that decreases the exposure of your server to potential attacks that can occur ...

New reason to use Facetime on the iPhone 4

So my dog, and my sisters dog can chat! [zenphoto src=”dawgfacetime.PNG” album=”vivi/” width=”500″ /]

Apple iPhone 3GS 3.1.3 with baseband 05.12.01 unlock/jailbreak – windows

So, like most iphone users, I HAD to get the iphone 4, and was looking to sell my 3GS 32GB, but needed to get it unlocked. This is the method I did, and it worked great, took me 15-20 minutes. I did this on my laptop, with windows xp pro sp3 32bit. I also wiped ...

www.twopumpchumps.com

So, i have a small, pet/side project i’ve been trying to get off the ground. I have a website created, dubbed : 2PC (www.twopumpchumps.com). The main premise of the site was to have a forum/community with no ads, one section, and where you can talk about anything … and I mean anything (torrents, illegal/legal, porn, ...

Poor laptop

This is what happens when you run over a Dell D620 with a Caterpillar D9N. I feel bad for the dell tech that has to fix this, got to love Dell’s CompleteCare warranty :). This is a D9N : [zenphoto src=”d9n.jpg” album=”blog/bad_laptop” width=”500″ /] This is the poor aftermath : [zenphoto src=”runover1.jpg” album=”blog/bad_laptop” width=”500″ /] ...