Category: Software Reviews

Sep 15 2016

Review: Dragon Professional Individual version 15

Nuance recently released a new version of their speech recognition software, Dragon Professional Individual version 15. The Dragon Professional Individual series started with version 14. Nuance made some improvements to the existing Dragon NaturallySpeaking application, trying to make it more applicable to professionals. Version 14 offered the addition of transcription, auto texts, and Dragon Anywhere …

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Dec 18 2015

Review: FileCenter Professional v9

Last year, I did a review on FileCenter Professional. Prior to that, I had been an over extended period of time user of Nuance’s PaperPort, but before then, I had been doing document imaging in one form or another since 1996. Document Imaging is one of the technologies I’m personally interested in. Not just for …

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Dec 14 2015

Review: WordPress.com [Offline Blogging Editor]

As a person who generates articles on a regular basis and has been blogging for a long time, it’s very exciting to hear that WordPress has released their own version of offline blogging software. It’s also very interesting to know that WordPress is releasing their software at almost the exact same time that Windows Live …

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Nov 25 2015

Review: Nuance’s Dragon Anywhere v1

Having access to speech recognition anywhere you go is a very powerful and productive tool to have. I’ve done several reviews about Dragon NaturallySpeaking, and about the latest release of Dragon Professional Individual v14. As a person who uses speech recognition a lot, I can truthfully say that speech recognition will boost your performance and productivity …

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Nov 20 2015

Review: Bitdefender Internet Security 2016

It’s hard to believe that there’s people in the world that are working just as hard to infect and steal your personal information as there are making a living at trying to protect you from those threats. That comparison may be off by quite a bit. There’s quite a few vendors/products on the market that …

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Nov 11 2015

Review: EaseUS Partition Master Professional v10.8

If you ever find yourself in a position where you need to be able to adjust the partitions on your PC, even with Windows 10, you may find that it’s not as intuitive and simple as it should be. You really think by now that Microsoft would include the proper utilities to control basic abilities …

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Sep 23 2015

Automatically Dim Monitor Based On The Time Of Day

I think anyone who has ever used a PC experiences the same problems either walking in late at night or early in the morning to use the computer; it’s that abrupt and painful brightness of your computer screen coming on and just blasting your eyes. It can be painful. In the age of mobile devices …

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Sep 08 2015

Techie Review: Dragon Professional Individual v14

Recently, Nuance released a new version 14 of their speech recognition software; it’s called Dragon Professional Individual. The focus of this version seems to be focusing on individuals who want to be more productive at work using speech recognition. Huge improvements in the speech recognition and the responsiveness of Nuances speech recognition software were made …

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Sep 07 2015

Review: NAPS2 – Fast Scan to PDF

Document imaging is a smart way to address document research. I have always said that the most important part of document imaging is making it easy to get your documents into a research application. There’s other applications like Nuance PaperPort and Filecenter that are more robust solutions, but they are also applications with costs associated …

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Jul 15 2015

Review: PDF Converter Elite 4

I was recently approached to do a review on some PDF converter software, PDF Converter Elite 4. I’ve taken last week or so to look over the software, to play with it and test its abilities.I have always felt that the key to proper document management is the ease of use, abilities and cost-effectiveness. PDF …

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