Tag: bad

My 2.5 Months with DirecTV Now (so far)

As just another person that’s disappointed with their cable service, I’m exploring options for getting my entertainment elsewhere. In addition to digitizing the bulk of my video library, I recently saw the advertisements by DirecTV Now. Their introductory offer is three months of streaming TV service for $10 a month; their baseline service. At this point, I’ve had …

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Using Mini Smart Sockets

Over the past year or so, I’ve been getting into using the Google Home (assistant). It’s nice to be able to turn lights on, ask general questions and set appointments just by talking. But one of the most disappointing things about the Google Home habitat is the ancillary devices/switches. A lot of them are fairly …

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AI, Robotics and Automation vs. Human Worker

I don’t normally write stories about stuff like this, but it’s becoming strangely apparent that artificial intelligence, robotics and automation, and how it affects the human worker needs to be addressed; we need to talk about it. I’ve been seeing a lot of stories about robotics, artificial intelligence and automation in general. The combination of …

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Slick new iPhone 7 case restores the headphone jack

I think it’s always funny when you see companies trying to dictate the path of technology in such a way that it angers people. Apple’s newly released a new iPhone 7 it’s causing a star with the absence of the headphone jack. There was a lot of discussion about the release of the iPhone 7, …

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Windows 10: Microsoft Print To PDF

Since the release of Windows 10 from Microsoft, everyone has been talking about all the benefits that the new operating system can offer. One of these small things that Windows 10 offers for me, and others might find beneficial, is that Windows tend now has the ability to print natively to a PDF. For years, …

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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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WalknBook IRulu w1002 Drivers [Windows Tablet/PC]

This is a quick post, and it’s really inspired by the trouble it takes to find drivers for Windows devices. From PCs to tablets, Windows requires drivers and without them stuff just doesn’t work right. Right? Right. So this brings us to the post of today for the IRulu w1002 WalknBook Windows tablet PC. It’s a …

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IRulu’s V1C Genius or Insanity: Rotating Smartphone Camera

I was just checking out iRulu’s website today and I noticed that they have a new smartphone listed. The new smartphone, the iRulu V1C, is one of their latest releases. I’ve done reviews on previous smartphones that they offer and they performed very well, but this one struck me with great curiosity. It also seems to be …

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Why Do People Record Vertical Video?

Ever since the introduction of mobile devices with WebCams, or cameras in general, people have been recording video, but one of the most confusing things that I see is when people record video vertically. It doesn’t make any sense. Recording video vertically just does not fit the medium. It’s possible that we can blame the …

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Movie Review: Guardians of the Galaxy – Simply Awesome

I went to go see Guardians of the Galaxy last night and I’m happy to report that Marvel Studios has another blockbuster movie on her hands with this release. I’m really glad to see that Marvel Studios put so much effort and care into their productions. I have to say that the release of the …

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