I’ve successfully configured Time Machine backups over my home network using VMware Workstation, Ubuntu, and a 1 TB WD drive. A big thanks to HowToGeek for their Raspberry Pi post for the inspiration and to Netatalk’s Wiki. Here we go! :: Prerequisites Windows (using Windows 10 in this tutorial) VMware Workstation (using 12.5 Pro) Linux ISO (using … More Send Time Machine backups to a VM hosted in Windows
I decided it was finally time. Time to replace the iPad 3 (arguably the worst iPad ever made) with the iPad Pro 9.7 (arguably the best iPad ever made). If you’re considering a similar upgrade, I hope you find this post useful! Anyone familiar with the iPad 3 has likely had a very similar experiences … More The new iPad Pro 9.7 vs iPad 3
I’ve spent the last 5 years in the world of Global Support Services at VMware. I’ve had the great privilege to work with some brilliant people and learn some amazingly cool stuff. Starting out on the Production Install/OS team, which later merged with System Management to what’s now know known as SysOps, I focused on supporting vCenter, … More A virtual boy, all grown up
So this is pretty cool – you can now follow That Virtual Boy on your iPhone or iPad device using Apple’s News app on iOS 9! All you have to do is click this handy dandy link on your iOS device to be taken to our channel. This feed will be populated via a simple RSS … More Psst! We’re on Apple News!
I’m excited to share that @thatvirtualboy reached 100 followers on Twitter today! Sure it’s a relatively small achievement, but your support means a whole lot! It’s not easy keeping a blog, let alone one worth reading by your peers. Thanks for your support! In celebration of today’s accomplishment, here are other notable moments for this day … More Here’s a thanks to you, dear internet
Hello. My name is Ryan, and I’m an Apple user.. with a Pebble. … More Why an Apple User chose the Pebble Time over the Apple Watch
Trying to use NTFS with your OwnCloud server? You may be running into some challenges. My setup I’m running OwnCloud 8 server in a Linux Mint VM (VMware Workstation) for personal use. It uses a USB 3.0 2TB drive formatted as NTFS and it works pretty darn well. I won’t be going over how to … More Using OwnCloud with an NTFS file share [Updated]
Whether you’re an Apple fan boy, or a die hard Android enthusiest, we can all agree tablets are great. I’ve recently come to realize, however, how much more I can enjoy my iPad when I exclude certain distractions from it. Namely, social media. Twitter, Facebook, Instagram – our digitial social lives are calling out for … More Freeing my iPad of Social Media is the best thing I’ve done