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I’ve had a privilege of working with global service provider, experienced first-hand the benefits and pitfalls of outsourcing, got my hands dirty with many different network security technologies, designed and supported many challenging network security solutions for global enterprises.Thanks Reliance

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iPad first impression

My wife called me on 27th afternoon to let me know that the eagerly awaited iPad was finally delivered. It arrived one day ahead of schedule. I couldn’t wait to get my hands on it. I asked her not to

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Google Chrome OS in Vmware

I couldn’t resist myself from trying Google’s Chrome OS that got everyone buzzing. Engadget has a very helpful video – How-to: run Chrome OS as a virtual machine. The image they’ve used is from gdgt. Another useful how to is

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WordPress Upgrade and New Look

Finally, I’ve upgraded my wordpress installation to latest and greatest 2.8.4. I’m impressed with the latest version of wordpress. The admin section is sleek, intuitive and has several new features. I like the cool single-click auto upgrade feature. For my

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Unboxing Nikon D90

After getting myself into Amazon marketplace mess, finally my newly ordered D90 has arrived. D90 is the very first DSLR to do HD video. I’ve taken few pictures and video with it and I’m impressed. The crisp quality pictures you

Posted in Life, Random, Technology

Amazon Marketplace scam

For last few months I’d been craving for a DSLR. I thought it was about time to take a step forward from my old point n shoot Canon Powershot S50 and upgrade it to a decent DSLR. BTW, my wife

Posted in Life, Security, Technology, UK

No display in MacBook Pro – NVIDIA graphics processor failed

Suddenly my MacBook Pro failed to wake up from it’s sleep. I thought it’s one of those problems which gets fixed after a hard reboot, but I was wrong! There’s no display after several power cycles. My MBP is one

Posted in Apple, Technology, UK

Sourcefire and SFCP Certification

Hurray…! My intense work for last couple of weeks has finally paid off. Yeah, I’ve just passed my SFCP (Source Fire Certified Professional) Certification Exam. First briefly about the company – Sourcerfire was founded by the author of Snort (an

Posted in Network, Reviews, Security, Technology

facebook’s new terms of service: “anything you upload can be used by facebook”

Thanks to facebook I’ve come in contact with many of my childhood buddies, neighbors, old school mates to university friends. It’s a place to be. Even when you’re busy, you just login once a day to check what your friends

Posted in Life, Security, Technology

How To Install Windows7 in Mac with Vmware Fusion

I downloaded Windows7 beta on the first day of it’s public release, but didn’t get around trying it. Finally I got a chance to install it today. The installation was smooth and straight forward. This is how I installed Windows

Posted in Apple, HowTo, Technology, Windows

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