Apple MacBook Pro Core i7 GeekBench Benchmarks & Review

So about a week ago I got very impulsive and dediced to upgrade from my 3.06 C2D MacBook Pro to the new Core i7 based model that was recently released. I wasn’t simply after the latest and greatest processor however, there were some other significant changes that I was eager to experience first hand, so this is the model I purchased:

  • 15 Inch Matte High Resolution Display (big selling point)
  • Core i7 2.66 GHz
  • 4GB RAM
  • NVIDIA GeForce 330M 512MB

I really wanted to purchase a laptop with some newer architecture than the Core 2 Duo chips that have been out for a while as I’m looking to stay with the same machine for at least 2-3 years, which if you know me is near impossible! However, I finally brought myself to purchase AppleCare now that I’m comfortable with a machine that will last me for a while.

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[VIDEO] Rackspace Cloud iPhone App For Cloud Servers & Files

If you use Cloud Servers or Cloud Files from the Rackspace Cloud and have an iPhone you definitely need to download the iPhone application for these platforms. It offers a very powerful set of features and options to manage your account including adding new servers, resizing existing servers, rebooting, SSH access, resource monitoring for Cloud Servers and for Cloud Files you can easily list all of your containers and drill down on the content inside, preview content and even email an HTTP url or the file itself directly from your iPhone.

Check out this brief live demonstration I created:

HOWTO – Sony Ericsson GC83 & Mac OS X (Tiger)

This article was published on my old blog and is originally dated 8/29/2005. I still get numerous requests for this information so here you go:

I have posted a HOWTO for setting up your Cingular GC83 EDGE cards to work with your Mac (Tiger).

GC83 HOWTO (pdf)

I will be revising this HOWTO and adding images, etc, but I have quite a few people waiting for these instructions, so this should work for now. Contact me if you have any questions or comments.

If you are having trouble with the modem scripts you downloaded from my HOWTO for the Sony Ericsson GC83 EDGE PC card, follow the link below:

Sony Ericsson GC83 Modem Scripts