Defcon 17 is Happening Right Now!

This years DEFCON just opened up today. If you don’t know what it is, you can read about it at http://www.defcon.org/. It’ll be cool to see what kind of new security information comes out of there this year. You can also get a live feed of what’s going on at the show by going to …

Amazing Robot Dexterity

I came across this video from Ishikawa Komuro Laboratories that shows some of the cool robotic stuff they’re working on. Once the camera goes into slow motion, you can see the awesome dexterity of this robot, and it’s ability to rapidly correct itself to maintain hit/balance accuracy.

Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V Upgrade Paths

If you have Hyper-V running on your 2008 server, your upgrade to R2 is going to be a little different. Here’s some information on upgrading the two main types. Upgrading a single host The steps to upgrade a single Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V RTM host are outlined in Microsoft Knowledgebase Article …

Windows Server 2008 R2 Upgrade Paths

Windows 7 and Server 2008 R2 have finally reached RTM, so I thought it would be a good idea to post the upgrade scenarios. Here are the supported and unsupported upgrade paths for the various Windows Server 2008 R2 Stock Keeping Units (SKUs). Server Core installations of Windows Server 2008 can be upgraded to Server …

How To: Jailbreak iPhone 3.0 Using RedSn0w

Last night I decided to jailbreak my first generation iPhone again. I’m running the new 3.0 firmware on it now, so the process has changed a bit. I’ll be using a program called RedSn0w. This guide will work with the first generation iPhone and the iPhone 3g. I’m using Windows 7 x64 RC for this. …

Windows 7 RTM – Build 7600

Windows 7 has reached the RTM (Release To Manufacturing) build number 7600.16384.090710-1945. This means that the code is finally finalized and installing this build is the same build that you would buy in a store. This has only been released to specific testers and partners so far.

Windows 7 Beta Shutdowns Begin Today

All beta builds of Windows 7 will begin shutting down after every two hours of use starting today. Microsoft wants you to start using the Release Candidate build of Windows 7, and this is their loving way of showing it. Not sure what version you’re using? The Release Candidate has build number 7100, so anything …