Graphics Performance in OS X Lion: The Effect of Model Selection in SMBIOS.plist

A while back, I lamented some graphics issues I experienced in OS X Lion.  I didn't have any hard evidence to support my claim, but my EVGA NVIDIA GTS 250 (512mb) card choked in OS X Lion after purring along seamlessly in Snow Leopard.  I don't require ungodly amounts of graphics processing horsepower, as reflected … Continue reading Graphics Performance in OS X Lion: The Effect of Model Selection in SMBIOS.plist

Installing Windows 8 Developer Preview on a virtual machine using VirtualBox

Since installing the Microsoft Windows 8 Developer Preview on a VirtualBox VM yesterday, a few constituents have asked me to detail the process of creating the virtual machine in VirtualBox and installing Windows 8. Below is a quick and dirty walk-through demonstrating how to install Windows 8 on a VirtualBox virtual machine.  Before you start, … Continue reading Installing Windows 8 Developer Preview on a virtual machine using VirtualBox