Tag Archive: audio

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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Feb 11 2016

There’s Definitely A Problem With Lip-syncing and Smart TVs

I recently purchased a new TV. It wasn’t because my old TV was bad, it was about five years old, but surprisingly, my wife was actually wanting a bigger TV. I like to preach that I don’t want a smart TV, I want a “dumb TV”. I just want a TV that can display a …

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Nov 27 2015

Video Streaming Is The Best Gift To Give

2015 has been a roller coaster for cable companies. Cable companies continue to see a consistent decline in cable subscribers, but they’re also seeing huge increases in Internet high-speed subscribers. It’s safe to say that Netflix has changed the landscape of media consumption. A few years ago, the cable company executives were calling streaming content …

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Oct 12 2015

Review: iRulu GM60 (HC042) Mini Projector LED

I was recently sent a demo unit from iRulu for the GM60 [HC042] Mini HD LED projector for review. I have to admit, I’m thoroughly impressed with this unit. I’ve been researching many projectors for several months. A lot of the many projectors are struggling with the issue of the level of lumens they have …

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Oct 02 2015

Windows 10: Big improvement with TTS Voices

For those people for those people who use accessibility options in Windows 10, or in previous versions of Windows, you be glad to know that Windows 10 has upgraded their text-to-speech voices. In Windows 7, the text-to-speech engine was better than previous versions, but still had this computer’y type dialect to it. In Windows 10, …

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Sep 14 2015

Windows 10: Great OS, bad supporting software

Windows 10, from its base release, seems to be a really good operating system. All irritating stuff from windows 8 and 8.1 seems to have been refined and fixed. Microsoft returned the start button and mixed in a little bit of the Metro tiles. Everything seems to have a little bit of an adjustment to …

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Sep 08 2015

Techie Review: Dragon Professional Individual v14

Recently, Nuance released a new version 14 of their speech recognition software; it’s called Dragon Professional Individual. The focus of this version seems to be focusing on individuals who want to be more productive at work using speech recognition. Huge improvements in the speech recognition and the responsiveness of Nuances speech recognition software were made …

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Apr 20 2015

Review: LEAWO Blu-ray Ripper Version 7

As more people are moving to digital media libraries and running their own media servers, it’s nice to have options for converting your old disk libraries into digital ones. I was recently given the opportunity to review some software to RIP Blu-ray and DVD discs. Based on my opinion, the most common users don’t know how …

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Feb 06 2015

Techie Review: trakAxPC v4

Entering into the arena of video editing can be a bit overwhelming. Simply making the decision that you want to edit video is sometimes not that easy. There may be some topics that you’re not familiar with, like codecs, video drivers and video file formats. And in the world of video editors, it’s important to …

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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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