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

  • From: "Greg Reese" <gareese@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 30 May 2008 16:49:33 -0500

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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> *Douglas A. Brown*
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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
>
> Citrix Technology Professional
>
> * *
>
> 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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