Tag: android

Feb 22 2016

The FCC Says That Cable Customers Can Ditch Their Cable Boxes For Streaming Services

This past week should have been pretty exciting for customers who are fed up with their cable companies and Cord Cutters alike. Last week, the Federal Communications Commission ruled that customers should be able to get their cable through other venues besides having to rent a cable box. This means that customers should be able …

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Dec 04 2015

2015 Christmas Gift Ideas For Smartphone Users

I think it’s always difficult to try to purchase a gift for someone who’s into technology. If you’re someone who’s not technically inclined or know what the latest gadgets are, you might need some pointers on what’s cool. For this article, which is going to be focusing on accessories for smartphones. Pretty much everyone has …

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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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Sep 02 2015

Review: UnoTelly

As users of the world move towards streaming content and using services like Netflix, Amazon and Hulu, they are running into problems where they can’t stream their content because of geographical restrictions. Some areas or countries of the world don’t allow for streaming media. This forces some users out into the fray to find solutions …

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Jun 15 2015

Review: VidOn Media Service – Very Disappointing

A couple of weeks ago, I was contacted about doing a review on a new media server software called VidOn. Most people have heard of Plex and Kodi/XBMC for streaming content for mobile devices and home theater systems. The VidOn media server is right in the same category, but VidOn, like Plex, can transcode media on-the-fly …

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Feb 11 2015

Review: IRulu Universe 1s (U1s) Smartphone

A week ago, I was given the opportunity to review one of the latest smartphones from iRulu, the U1s. In the past, iRulu has focused on low-cost android tablets, but within the past year, iRulu has been focusing more towards smartphones. I’ve done other reviews for iRulu in the past on the tablets and I’ve …

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Feb 07 2015

Techie Review: Sling TV – It’s a good start!

I got my invite for Sling TV last night. Trying out Sling TV has been one of the things that I’ve been looking forward to  looking into.  Sling TV is a streaming service allows you to watch live television on selective channels;  it’s not a full range yet. Sling TV offers channels like ESPN, TNT, …

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Jan 28 2015

IRulu’s Phones Have Performance And They’re Affordable

Over the past couple of months, iRulu has been distributing some new android-based smartphones. One of the first iRulu smartphones that was offered was a dual core android-based smartphone, iRulu 1U. My initial opinion of that phone was that it was an entry-level phone. According to iRulu, it was one of the first phones that …

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Jan 09 2015

Review: IRulu 7″ Quad Core Tablet [X1s 1749]

From time to time, I get the opportunity to review tablets from iRulu. I purchased my first iRulu tablet off of eBay and I have to admit, in almost the past two years, iRulu has made a lot of improvements to their android tablets. IRulu has started focusing on not just android tablets but now …

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Dec 01 2014

Mirror Casting Pictures and Videos for the Holidays

  This year [2014] should be the year for sit downs with family and friends where you can share the pictures and videos from your Smartphone. This year has seen a strong uptake in ‘casting’, screen casting, or mirror casting; all predicated on Miracast. In years past, it was more common for android devices to have …

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