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Sep 11 2013

Welcome 4K And 8K Ultra High-definition TVs, But Not Anytime Soon

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Have you seen the advertisements for the ultra high-definition TVs yet? It’s amazing to think that someone is going to rush out and purchase a 60 inch ultra high-definition TV for roughly $6000. It’s staggering. That equates to roughly $1000 for every 10 inches of viewable ultrahigh definition display. Most people are perfectly happy with …

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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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Aug 24 2013

RedboxInstant video streaming service has a long way to go

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About a week ago, I signed up for my free trial of RedBoxInstant. the free trial is extended to new subscribers to RedBoxInstant and being a person that still rents DVDs from time to time, RedBox is the perfect option. It’s low cost and your ability to go online and reserve the movies that you …

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Aug 24 2013

Plex Media Server gets cool features- but only for PlexPass users

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Plex Media Server as easily become my most used application out of anything else I use on a regular basis. Plex Media Server allows me to access my media files movies and music on virtually any device that I want to. It organizes and curates information such a way that in side-by-side comparisons between Plex …

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Aug 19 2013

Which one do you use: DVR or PVR

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It seems that in the early days of being able to record your TV shows to a VCR were fairly simple. Now, moving into the future, people might actually still had the proverbial DVD recorder, where TV shows can be recorded directly to a DVD. But that’s at least 10 years old. If you’re like …

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Aug 14 2013

Techie Review: iRulu 10” Android tablet

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I have been throwing around the idea of buying a low-end android tablet to play with as a toy. To go so far as to think that I might take a cheap android tablet, strap some sticky magnets to the back of it and mount it to my refrigerator. The idea of having a android …

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Aug 12 2013

Movie Review: Elysium– Good But Has A Strong Political Undertone

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This past weekend, I went to go see the new movie Elysium with Matt Damon. Science fiction movies are always kind of a draw for me. Science fiction pretty much guarantees that the story is going to be somewhat interesting and shows off what Hollywood is doing with the latest graphics. Elysium is a movie …

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Aug 07 2013

How Mobile Devices Are Helping With Addiction Recovery

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Mobile devices have become little problem solvers for everyday life. Keeping track of lost items, forgetting passwords, scheduling, figuring out the name of that song or what year what’s-his-name was born. Luckily, drug and alcohol recovery has made its way into the picture with new apps aiming to help with the problem. The Partnership for …

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Jul 24 2013

How to get the most out of using Text expanders

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If you’re in a position where you have to type out information on a regular basis, and you find yourself repeating the same phrases and paragraphs of information over and over again; you’re the perfect candidate for using text expanders. Anyone who works in a position where they use a computer, and they have repetitive …

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Jul 22 2013

Adobe – Stats for Nerds – playful or insulting?

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Adobe Flash is one of those applications/plug-ins that ‘nerds’ hate for a few reasons. It’s bloated, it has security problems, it has one of the worst upgrade processes for a required Internet application/plug-in, and with the exclusion of Google Chrome adding this plug-in for your web browser is a PITA because Adobe doesn’t work with …

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