Category Archive: How to

Dec 12 2014

Techie Review: FileCenter 8 Professional

techie-review-filecenter-8-professional-19344

    When you’re working with document imaging, it’s very important to make sure that the interface to you’re going to be using works for you. In trying to go paperless, there’s nothing worse than having a software package for document imaging that’s more of a hindrance than a benefit. The document imaging package that you …

Continue reading »

Dec 03 2014

Add Wi-Fi To Your Digital Camera with Eye-Fi

img_547ce57959c96

As we get into the holiday season of 2014, I thought it would be nice to be able to automatically transfer images and movies directly from my old digital camera directly to my server; to have them waiting for me to share with friends and family. Having an Eye-Fi wireless SD card was the first …

Continue reading »

Dec 01 2014

Mirror Casting Pictures and Videos for the Holidays

mirror-casting-pictures-and-videos-for-the-holidays-19203

  This year [2014] should be the year for sit downs with family and friends where you can share the pictures and videos from your Smartphone. This year has seen a strong uptake in ‘casting’, screen casting, or mirror casting; all predicated on Miracast. In years past, it was more common for android devices to have …

Continue reading »

Oct 10 2014

AutoHotKey: Tracking Emails Simple

886

  When you’re working on various projects, tracking emails in Microsoft Outlook or Thunderbird, various subjects can be daunting. I think everyone’s aware that email has some obvious limitations on tracking, but what’s interesting is that there’s not been any advancements with being able to follow email threads were conversations with email in a long …

Continue reading »

Oct 03 2014

Windows 10: Installing with VirtualBox

Windows10_logo.jpg

The evaluation version of Windows 10 has been released by Microsoft for savvy PC users try out. If you’re one of the many users who hated Windows 8, you may want to check out the evaluation version to see what’s in store going forward. It is rather nice to mention that Microsoft has wonderfully agreed …

Continue reading »

Aug 10 2014

Why I downgraded Dragon NaturallySpeaking 13 to 12

469

As an user of Dragon NaturallySpeaking for about the last 10 years, and as most Dragon NaturallySpeaking users were, I wanted to upgrade to version 13 as soon as possible. Nuance, historically, has come out with better versions each time Dragon NaturallySpeaking has been released; always adding some additional functionality to the program that made …

Continue reading »

Jun 09 2014

Review: WonderFox DVD Ripper Pro 4.2

979

I was recently given the opportunity to review WonderFox DVD Ripper, for copying DVDs. I believe everyone has reached a point where they recognize the importance of being able to back up their DVD collection, but more importantly being able to enjoy their media collection anywhere they wanted. Being able to enjoy your media collection anywhere, …

Continue reading »

May 14 2014

WLMP Consolidator for Windows Movie Maker

WLMP_consolidator.jpg

If you have ever worked with Windows Movie Maker 2011 or 2012, you may have run into a situation where you’re working on a project where it’s partially done, but you need to build a Project to another location, on another PC and be able to work on that video project there as well. Windows …

Continue reading »

Apr 02 2014

Nuance’s Power PDF Advanced – Techie Review

Power_PDF_Advanced_main_image.jpg

Power PDF Advanced has been released from Nuance [April 2nd, 2014]. This version is a tour de force in handling and editing PDF documents; replacing their PDF Converter v8 Pro. If you have PDF Converter, Nuance is going to offer upgrade discounts to those customers. This new version is a full on assault on all other …

Continue reading »

Mar 03 2014

Leaving Microsoft Security Essentials behind for BitDefender [free]

519

After my post about Windows Defender and Windows security essentials of couple weeks ago, it really pushed me to reevaluate whether or not to have that software on my system, considering how low that software scored with any virus testing and malware detection. When software scores that low on testing in detection, what good is …

Continue reading »

Older posts «