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Nov 16 2016

Blocking BS News starts at the browser level, at least for Google Chrome – BS Detector

On the heels of the post-presidential election, arguably one of the most stunning upsets in American history, people have become angry with websites that spread misinformation or flat out lies. In my previous article, I mentioned that Facebook and Google are going to be making efforts to try to weed out fake news. But the …

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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 23 2015

Automatically Dim Monitor Based On The Time Of Day

I think anyone who has ever used a PC experiences the same problems either walking in late at night or early in the morning to use the computer; it’s that abrupt and painful brightness of your computer screen coming on and just blasting your eyes. It can be painful. In the age of mobile devices …

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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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Jan 12 2015

Techie Review: DVDFab 9 – DVD Ripper

Just about everyone has old DVDs and anyone who has a library of old DVDs would love to build/convert those into a digital format so that they can be made portable. In addition to making an old DVD library/collection into a digital format, those old DVD movies can be integrated into a media server system where …

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Dec 05 2014

Review: iKross Solar Bluetooth Handfree Speakerphone

 The other day, I got to thinking about older vehicles and smartphones, and having the ability for hands-free operation. All the newer cars  now have Bluetooth capability built into the car for hands-free operation. These newer cars have the ability to utilize the interior speaker system for having conversations and sharing music libraries from your smartphone. …

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Dec 03 2014

Add Wi-Fi To Your Digital Camera with Eye-Fi

As we get into the holiday season of 2014, I thought it would be nice to be able to automatically transfer images and movies directly from my old digital camera directly to my server; to have them waiting for me to share with friends and family. Having an Eye-Fi wireless SD card was the first …

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Nov 28 2014

Black Friday 2014 Shoppers Are Tech Savvy

Black Friday 2014 may possibly go down in history as one of the most informed Black Friday’s that have come our way. Modern-day shoppers are armed to the teeth with smart phones, Internet connections, tethered laptops and tablets, and comparison-shopping applications that find them the absolute best deals. The days of rushing to a convenience …

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Nov 10 2014

Review: RT-MWK08 USB Mini-Keyboard Remote

   Over the past couple of weeks, I’ve been trying to complete a review for the Eweat EW902, Android TV box, but I’ve been holding off on doing the second part of that review until I received a different remote. The stock remote that comes with the Eweat Android TV box that they sent me …

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Oct 10 2014

AutoHotKey: Tracking Emails Simple

  When you’re working on various projects, tracking emails in Microsoft Outlook or Thunderbird, various subjects can be daunting. I think everyone’s aware that email has some obvious limitations on tracking, but what’s interesting is that there’s not been any advancements with being able to follow email threads were conversations with email in a long …

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