[THIN] Re: Windows 7 Ain't gonna be much different than Vista

that's what the macbook air is for.  controlling the big Mac Pro remotely.
Apple's version or remote desktop is really good.

On Fri, May 30, 2008 at 4:44 PM, Douglas A. Brown <dbrown@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

>  Yes, I would love a Quad but that is a desktop.  All my Macs are
> laptops...  oh well.    I want to see if I can get a solid state put in my
> 14" Macbook and then I'm upgrading from 2GB RAM to 4Gb.  If I can do that I
> think I will solve the slowness.  It is basically a drive issues for me..
> the thing just spins and spins and another this I don't like about the Mac
> is that there is no darn drive light.  give me a drive light so I know my
> drive is pegged.. rrrrr....
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> but, the hardware is just insane cool...  I love it!!!
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> *From:* thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] *On
> Behalf Of *Greg Reese
> *Sent:* Friday, May 30, 2008 5:39 PM
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> *To:* thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> *Subject:* [THIN] Re: Windows 7 Ain't gonna be much different than Vista
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> I have a Mac Pro quad.  No slowness there.  But that's where I think google
> apps becomes powerfule.  Mac, PC, Unix, doesn't matter.  It's blazing fasat
> with firefox 3 too.  Although I really like iWork.  I loaded it out of
> curiosity and now my wife won't let me remove it.  She loves Numbers.
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> On Fri, May 30, 2008 at 4:12 PM, Douglas A. Brown <dbrown@xxxxxxxxx>
> wrote:
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> Yah, I agree with you Joe.   I actually love Vista as I have a REALLY FAST
> PC so it can handle vista but it is far from what I would like.   So, I have
> switched to the Mac in some ways.  I have two Mac.  A 17" laptop and a 14"
> laptop.  I love them BUT, without VMware Fusion I find it to be useless for
> business.  In fact, I don't use it at all for work but only use it as an
> iTunes box, for podcasts, for videos,  movies, and all that stuff...
>  Office 2008 is much better but I just hate having only one mouse button and
> I know I can plug a mouse in but not while I'm on my couch or in bed (I love
> to work in bed, is that too much info for you guys???  )...    So, Thanks
> for VMware and Parallels my Mac is useful but I really need a solid state
> drive as I HATE the slowness of the VMs... I sit and wait and wait and wait
> and now matter how much you hate Vista I don't wait with Vista.. Only XP
> running in a VM on my Mac...
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> So, I pray Microsoft gets 7 right.  I think they know how we all feel and
> today it is just way tooooooooo early to tell what 7 will be like...    But,
> I jus don't think the Mac is a solution..
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> Although, I know Steve G is a big Mac guy so I would love to hear his views
> on it and maybe he can explain how I can use my Mac for more than just fun..
> ;)
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> DB
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> *Douglas A. Brown*
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> *President and Chief Technology Officer *
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> Microsoft MVP, Windows Server
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> Citrix Technology Professional
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> * *
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> DABCC, Inc.
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> Phone:    (954) 778-9558
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> Fax:         (941) 827-9073
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> E-mail:       dbrown@xxxxxxxxx
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> Web:        http://www.dabcc.com
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> *From:* thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] *On
> Behalf Of *Joe Shonk
> *Sent:* Friday, May 30, 2008 5:02 PM
> *To:* thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> *Subject:* [THIN] Re: Windows 7 Ain't gonna be much different than Vista
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> I guess it's time to switch to a Mac.
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> Joe
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> On Fri, May 30, 2008 at 10:42 AM, Jim Kenzig <jkenzig@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
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> As I said a few weeks ago on the Windows 2000 list .. start learning Vista
> now...
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> http://www.microsoft-watch.com/content/operating_systems/eight_things_about_windows_7.html?kc=MWRSS02129TX1K0000535
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> Jim Kenzig
> Microsoft MVP - Windows Server Presentation and Hosted Desktop
> Virtualization
> Citrix Technology Professional
> Blog: http://www.techblink.com
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