Category Archive: Software

Apr 23 2017

Using EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard Free v11

In a time where everything is stored on solid-state drives, USB drives, SD cards and microSD cards, people tend to forget that the storage options can fail. Pictures and videos can be deleted by accident or they can become corrupted and you can lose them altogether. You would think that the respective operating systems would …

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Feb 09 2017

Open Live Writer 0.6.1.0 is available at the Windows Store

I’ve been blogging for a long time and my favorite application to use for generating my articles is/was Windows Live Writer, but Microsoft has since sunset that product. It’s been replaced by Open Live Writer. Over the past year, since the Open Live Writer team took over the development of that application, the development team …

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Sep 27 2016

Dragon Professional Individual Version 5 – Auto Transcription Sample Rate Problems

A couple of weeks ago, I was given the opportunity to do a product review on Dragon Professional Individual version 15. I like to try to go to the product/software as much as I can and test various aspects of its functionality. Dragon Professional Individual focuses on professionals who use speech recognition as a way …

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Sep 21 2016

Dragon Professional Individual v15 – Features or Compatibility

Recently, I was given the opportunity to review the latest version of Dragon Professional Individual version 15. I’ve been a user of Dragon since version 7. I find that Nuance’s speech recognition software is probably the most advanced available. Speech recognition is probably the most powerful productive tool that you can use in your daily …

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Mar 07 2016

Lucion’s FileCenter Professional v9 vs. Nuance’s PaperPort Professional v14

The heart of this article is who is better; Nuance PaperPort or FileCenter? The basis of this article is going to look at several aspects of both applications, functionality, cost, development and customer support. Both applications focus on document imaging management; scanning and research. Both of these applications have a lot of the same type …

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Dec 02 2015

Speech Recognition: Dragon Anywhere vs. Google Docs

I recently had the opportunity to do a review on Dragon Anywhere from Nuance. At the same time I was doing the review for Dragon Anywhere, I recalled seeing an announcement/article where you can now do continuous speech recognition into Google Docs. This sparked the concept that Dragon Anywhere and Google Docs could be poised …

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Oct 07 2015

Three Of My Favorite Screenshot Apps For The PC [free]

In having done tons of documentation over the years, I’ve used a wide variety of applications to do screenshots. Screenshots are absolutely a necessity when doing documentation. Generally, people work better when they can see true examples of what they’re supposed to be seeing as opposed to just reading instructions. There’s lots of applications that …

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Feb 16 2015

Webcam issues with Windows Movie Maker – try SplitCamera

Windows Live Movie Maker is a free offering from Microsoft that offers novice and average users the ability to edit video and from there, be able to share/publish it to Facebook, YouTube, eMail, DVD and even custom resolutions. It’s a basic editor with very simplified interface, and it’s part of the Windows Live Essentials Suite …

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Jan 26 2015

Problems with Windows Movie Maker 2012?

It’s a bit entertaining to spend time in the Windows support forum for Windows Movie Maker 2012. It’s like watching a cycle of highly repetitive issues that are never getting addressed by Microsoft. This past week, Microsoft announced that they’re going to be releasing Windows 10 and because Microsoft seems to be renewed on their …

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Jan 24 2015

"Windows 10 As A Service" Is What Everyone Remembers Most

In my opinion, the biggest news last week was that Microsoft announced that Windows 10 is going to be free for users of Windows 7 and above; the upgrade from Windows 8 to 8.1 is free. Microsoft has already said that there are some exclusions, meaning that users of Microsoft Surface 2 and Microsoft Surface …

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