Category Archive: Software

Aug 10 2014

Why I downgraded Dragon NaturallySpeaking 13 to 12

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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 …

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Aug 01 2014

Techie Review: Dragon NaturallySpeaking 13 Premium

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Nuance has released their new version of Dragon NaturallySpeaking 13. Nuance released the previous version of Dragon NaturallySpeaking [12]  in October 2012. Since then, Nuance has released one major update, and that was to 12.5. Every time that Nuance releases a new version of Dragon NaturallySpeaking, they always provide the percentage of improvement and recognition …

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May 14 2014

WLMP Consolidator for Windows Movie Maker

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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 …

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Apr 03 2014

Microsoft OneNote 2013 [free] – No Send to Blog

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Microsoft OneNote has been one of those applications from Microsoft and I thought was a good effort on their part. The application itself is not overly complicated and it provides a basic function build organize one’s information in several different environments; like home, work or school. one of the more attractive features of Microsoft OneNote …

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Mar 03 2014

Leaving Microsoft Security Essentials behind for BitDefender [free]

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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 …

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Dec 10 2013

This is WHY you should avoid DOWNLOAD.COM [c|net]

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I’m posting this article for the sole purpose to advise people NOT to download stuff from Download.com. I was in search of some Windows Bluetooth drivers today because while Android and iPhone seem to have NO PROBLEMS detecting Bluetooth devices [mics/headsets], Microsoft Windows won’t even try to detect devices correctly. BUT this brought me to …

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Nov 13 2013

Auto Updater For MyNotesKeeper

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  For several years now, I’ve been using a personal information manager called MyNotesKeeper. I first wrote about MyNotesKeeper in 2008, if that gives you any indication. MyNotesKeeper is a shareware application, but purchasing the full version is relatively cheap and the regular updates on the application are still active. In my experience, the author …

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Nov 08 2013

Roku Needs To Work On These Top 5 Things

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At this point technology entertainment, I think everyone would agree that the way traditional cable companies provide programming is severely outdated. This traditional way of providing entertainment is what has made Roku and other streaming device is so popular. Admittedly, since the purchase of my Roku, I feel like this is one of the best …

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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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Sep 09 2013

ShareThis: When good services go bad

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When you’ve been on the Internet for a long time, you find yourself using the same applications over and over you get to a point where you feel comfortable with a particular application, but in time, everything changes. And it’s unfortunate when those traditional/dependable applications make changes to their processes or the policies on how …

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