Category Archive: Software Reviews

Apr 02 2014

Nuance’s Power PDF Advanced – Techie Review

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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 …

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Dec 04 2013

Techie Review: Able2Extract Professional 8

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Have you ever been placed in a position where someone presents you with a PDF that has information in it that you would like to be able to extrapolate or extract into a form that was more edit friendly? There are lots of PDF viewing applications, but there’s not a lot of applications that allow …

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Apr 29 2013

Techie Review: Nuance OmniPage Ultimate

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A new version of OmniPage has just been released. I did a review on OmniPage professional 18 last year and and I tried to cover some of the features that offered at the time, but Nuance is continuing ever forward; pushing the abilities of OCR technology and the integration of the cloud storage. If you’re …

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Mar 01 2013

Techie Review: BlogJet 3 [3.0.7.2]

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Hopefully after reading this post, you’ll be more educated about BlogJet 3 and be able to make a more informed decision about in investing in the software.

Aug 29 2012

Mozilla Thunderbird 15 released with Instant chat for Facebook, Google and Twitter

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Mozilla Thunderbird continues to be one of my favorite applications as an email client. And although Mozilla has said that they’re not going to put as much effort into the development of Thunderbird, they have said that they are going to continue to provide Thunderbird with regular updates; they just want the community to become …

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Aug 12 2012

Techie Review: Dragon NaturallySpeaking 12

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Nuance has released their latest version of Dragon NaturallySpeaking, version 12. With each new release of Dragon NaturallySpeaking I continue to be impressed at the level of integration and recognition the application can provide. By far, Dragon NaturallySpeaking is my favorite application because it provides such an advantage over anyone else that’s not using voice-recognition …

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Aug 08 2012

Techie Review: Windows (Essentials) Movie Maker 2012

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  Microsoft released a new version of their Windows Essentials 2012 today. I just finished going over Windows Live Writer to see what was new with it, but basically nothing with Windows Live Writer was updated; not even the slightest update. But on the flipside, Windows Movie Maker has been updated to include just a …

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Aug 08 2012

Windows Live Writer 2012 Released – Nothing is new or fixed.

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Microsoft released a new version of Windows Live Writer this morning and I’m utterly disgusted with what Microsoft considers a new version. Nothing is new with the latest version. Hell, even the name is the same ‘Windows Live Writer’. What’d you [Microsoft] guys do with Windows Live Writer? Microsoft said Windows ‘Live’ is dead; it’s …

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May 23 2012

Techie Review: Nuance PDF Converter v8 Pro

Nuance just released a new version of their PDF Converter software, version 8 professional. Nuance has been working with PDFs for years, but back in February of 2009, Nuance stepped directly on a competitive path with Adobe; to compete directly with Adobe Acrobat and to be extremely price competitive. Their first step was to release …

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