Tag Archive: auto

Apr 06 2013

Plex Media Server: Applying the Updates/New versions Automatically

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Plex is a wonderful application that allows you to easily organize your media library to where it’s the most beneficial. It doesn’t matter if you’re wanting to listen to MP3’s, watch movies or share pictures. Plex has the ability to organize this information and give it one of the best presentations you can have. In …

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Sep 20 2012

Using HandBrake to batch convert videos to Roku

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It’s been about three months since I picked up my Roku.  From that point, it’s been a roller coaster ride finding all kinds of new stuff to do with it. one of the most exciting things I found that I could do with the Roku [w/Plex] was to be able to play the DVD ISOs …

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May 22 2012

Adobe Flash gets automatic updates – as it’s dying.

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One of the things that I hated about Adobe, and Adobe Flash was that it was one of those applications that was absolutely required to constantly be updated; consequently unless you wanted to miss out on a lot of content over the Internet you had to have Adobe Flash installed on your local PC, to …

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Feb 16 2012

How to: Send PaperPort Documents to Thunderbird [easy]

There’s a problem with PaperPort  that’s lacking a little bit, but for the most part I believe the overall interface of PaperPort is outstanding, the flow of the application works for me and I can organize my stuff the way I’d like to, but the problem I have is fairly simple and Nuance has been …

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Nov 08 2011

Wonderful USB Sharing Adapters

I recently ran in to an age old problem of needing to connect two PC’s to the same printer. For various reasons, I couldn’t share the printer, or run it though a server; the two machines can’t speak to each other for security reasons. Basically, one PC is on a home network and another is …

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May 05 2009

Security Risk: Using Older Versions of Web Browsers

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While some browse the internet with reckless abandon, I choose not to. I make the connection that those who [using Windows] are informed and make wise decisions are using Firefox from Mozilla as their current web browser; it’s updated often, it’s fast, it’s customizable, secure and free. You really can’t beat that. I’m not going …

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Mar 29 2009

VirtualBox: Test NOT on your own Machine…

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When you’re working with as many different pieces of software automated basis as I am, you don’t really want to inundate your system with a bunch of orphaned registry entries and ghost software folders that have been tried and partially removed. What you want to be able to do is load software in a test …

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Mar 25 2009

Released: Dragon NaturallySpeaking 10.1 [64-bit]

With great anticipation, the new version of Dragon NaturallySpeaking has been released. It’s not a 64-bit application, but it’ll install- and that’s what’s important. The 64-bit version of Dragon NaturallySpeaking can be downloaded from here. Hopefully, you’re not limited by 5gb cap and can spare some bandwidth, the download is 1.5gb. Nuance is going to …

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Mar 15 2009

Annoying: Auto-Update Checking Services

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One of the most irritating things that I run into on a regular basis is auto update programs or services. Companies like Google install services or applications to run in the background to check for updates for program that they provide. I view this as a major problem, and it’s a problem that’s stemmed from …

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Feb 02 2009

Google’s Chrome just doesn’t shine [yet]

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Watching technology and working on the stock market is kind of the same. You look at the information, use your knowledge, make a decision and see if that decision turns out to be the right one; unless your an inside trader [that’s illegal]. As the traffic picks up on our site, and we have more …

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