Category Archives: Client Devices

Encountering Thin Clients & Citrix XenApp in the Wild

So my wife and I got to spend several unplanned days in the hospital this week when our baby decided he didn’t want to wait any longer to enter the world.  The awesome news is Spencer Alexander was born healthy, … Continue reading

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Citrix Receiver for Kindle Fire – First Impressions

Evidently Amazon approved the Citrix Receiver in its App store late last night.  I downloaded and installed it today and have put it through its paces for an hour or so today. Nothing unexpected here; if you’ve used Receiver on … Continue reading

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Kindle Fire – A Review

Update:  After several days of continued use, my dissatisfaction with the Kindle Fire grew, so I decided to return it.  I have faith that Amazon can do better, as they have with the E-Ink Kindles, but for now, I’ll keep … Continue reading

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Samsung Chromebook Round 2

After using the Samsung Chromebook for about a week, I have determined that standard users will be alright with the browser-only computing experience; however power users and system administrators like us would only be hindered. First thing I wanted to … Continue reading

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Chromebook: Meh

So I decided to spend more time using the Chromebook to make sure I was giving the it a fair shake.  For the last week I’ve used the Chromebook as my primary home computer. The only time I used another … Continue reading

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Chromebook First Impressions

In a rare instance of good timing, today was both the beginning of the build phase of my virtual desktop project and the arrival of a device I ordered a few weeks ago – a Samsung Series 5 Chromebook.  My … Continue reading

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