Category Archive: Tablets

This section focuses on the hardware of portable tablet devices; Android/iPad/Microsoft Surface.

Jun 18 2014

iRulu offers $99 Smartphone and Tough Tablet for active people

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About a year ago, I purchased an iRulu tablet that was a dual core device that had some flaws and didn’t perform very well. A couple of months ago, I was approached by member of iRulu and asked to do a review of one of their newer tablets. Having never been asked to do a review …

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Apr 12 2014

Techie Review: iRulu 9.7″ Android Tablet

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This is a hands-on review of the iRulu 9.7″ Android Tablet [AZ941]. I did an earlier review of another iRulu Tablet about nine months ago. At the time, the purpose was to try to find a low-cost android tablet that met all the requirements I was looking for; nothing really high end, but still very …

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Jan 23 2014

Microsoft Recognizes Windows 8 As A Failure And Races To Release Windows 9

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You have to know that Microsoft is feeling pretty stupid with the release of Windows 8, and the debacle/outcry of criticism over the removal of the start button, plus the crazy new interface that has nothing to do with being productive. Customers disappointment and anger with Windows 8 was so clear that Microsoft released an …

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Jan 18 2014

Improvements For Dragon NaturallySpeaking [2014]?

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As anyone that uses Dragon NaturallySpeaking knows, you probably realized that the next version of Dragon NaturallySpeaking is out of cycle. Another version of Dragon NaturallySpeaking should’ve been released by now, but it looks like Nuance is working on adding some big improvements. The next release of Dragon NaturallySpeaking is expected to announced towards the …

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Dec 13 2013

8 Tech Gift Ideas For Christmas 2013 – Under $200

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Sometimes picking out gifts for people who are certified tech-nuts is kind of difficult. Especially if you’re not into technology as much as other people. Don’t be discouraged or afraid to venture out, and if you’re looking for some ideas on things to get people who are into tech, here’s some ideas.

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Nov 20 2013

Format Text Using Nuance’s Swype On Your Android

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On my android smartphone, I tend to to try to use voice recognition for text input wherever possible. The two main choices for voice recognition on smartphones [android/iPhone]; using Nuance or using Google. On my PC at home, I use Dragon NaturallySpeaking and that application has the ability to do some basic commands as your …

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Nov 11 2013

Review: Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 7

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Image courtesy of Oncents Nicholas Recently, Amazon has released the latest addition to their Fire tablet roster – the Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 7. The 7-inch device joins Google’s Nexus 7 in the pocket-friendly sector, in a bid to prove that budget price doesn’t equate to lite features. At about $229, the third generation Kindle …

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Nov 07 2013

Nuance Swype Keyboard Update with Continuous Speech Recognition/Dictation

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If you haven’t been paying attention, you might’ve not noticed that there’s a new trend with using voice recognition to do input on tablets and smartphones. Nuance is the leader in voice recognition; voice to text. Nuance voice-recognition powers iPhones Siri as well. Nuance has released an updated version of their smartphone keyboard, Swype. The …

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Oct 14 2013

Anticipating the Dragon NaturallySpeaking new release

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Around August 2012, Nuance released Dragon NaturallySpeaking version 12. With each new release of Dragon NaturallySpeaking Nuance makes improvements to its recognition engine and tighter integration to more common applications. I’m excited to see what is going to be in the next version of Dragon NaturallySpeaking because Nuance is the leader in voice recognition and …

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Sep 25 2013

Roku Adds Integrated M-GO To Their Line Up

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My Roku 3 has easily become the most used device in my home, just short of my television. I have managed to convert my entire DVD collection to MP4; play all my movies through Plex. At this time, I only have one subscription that I’m paying for, and that’s Netflix. Roku has just announced that …

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