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Dec 03 2014

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

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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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Dec 01 2014

Mirror Casting Pictures and Videos for the Holidays

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  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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Oct 03 2014

Windows 10: Installing with VirtualBox

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The evaluation version of Windows 10 has been released by Microsoft for savvy PC users try out. If you’re one of the many users who hated Windows 8, you may want to check out the evaluation version to see what’s in store going forward. It is rather nice to mention that Microsoft has wonderfully agreed …

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Sep 12 2014

Review: IRulu U1 Smartphone

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Over the past couple of weeks, I’ve been playing with iRulu’s U1 smartphone. Based on information that I have, this is iRulu’s entrance into the smartphone field. The U1 smartphone is a dual 1 ghz core processor android device. The reports I received from iRulu indicate that they have plans to release more smart phones …

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Jun 11 2014

Facebook: Asking how well do you know someone?

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Facebook continues to be the most popular social networking website. And as everyone knows, Facebook is always looking out for ways to collect more personal information about you every minute of every day. For the past couple of years, Facebook has been periodically putting a provocative question the bottom right-hand corner. The provocative question is …

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Nov 05 2013

Roku + Plex is awesome for vacation entertainment

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I recently got back from from being on vacation for a week. I absolutely love the downtime and I do my best not to get too wrapped up in technology topics during my vacation time. But I have to admit, from my vacation last year, I found myself in situations where it was early in …

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Jul 04 2013

Microsoft/Skype don’t want you to go off-line

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If you have Skype loaded on your smartphone, you may have noticed an update to the user interface. It’s a little bit more sleeker and has a slightly different look, but one of the things you may have also noticed is that you can’t find the option to log out of Skype. Personally, I’ve noticed …

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Apr 19 2013

Movie Review: Oblivion [meh- it’s okay]

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Last night, I went to go see the new movie called Oblivion, starring Tom Cruise. I’m a big fan of quality science fiction movies. Most of the time, if the actors are decent and the effects are done well, the overall message of the picture will come across and should be fairly good. In Oblivion …

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Jul 30 2012

Google+ Hangouts continues to chip away at Skype

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At a time when Skype is fighting for it’s own creditability against rumors that it’s snooping on their users conversations, when they’re putting advertisements in to the conversations as people are talking and where Skype won’t allow multiple users to chat without paying a premium membership; Google+ Hangouts is just rocking the house down. Google …

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Jul 02 2012

Working on vacation… is it worth it?

In corporate America, or just incorporate business environments, there’s always that discussion about the workers taking vacations and although those people take vacations, they are still on the job. They’re still checking e-mails, there still checking voicemails, making phone calls or attending meetings when they should be sitting on the beach enjoying their free time; …

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