Tag Archive: business

Sep 28 2016

Hewlett Packard Imposes Ink Cartridge DRM Requirements On Customers

A couple of years ago, I made the conscious decision to switch from using an inkjet printer to using a color laser printer simply because the ink cartridges didn’t last very long and they were very costly. When you’re using an inkjet printer you don’t know exactly how many pages you going to be able …

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Aug 31 2016

Sling TV adds NBC Channel; kinda

I just recently did an article about Sling TV adding the NFL channel. I think it’s great that Sling TV is gaining more speed and more acceptance with the Cord Cutter community. They are providing a service that everybody wants; streaming channels to just about any type of device. Essentially, Sling TV is a digital/Internet …

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Aug 08 2016

Hulu’s Free Streaming Service Is No More

Unless you’re living under a rock, streaming content is becoming big business. Depending on who you ask, streaming content is a threat or it isn’t. If you’re looking at streaming content from the large networks, streaming content is not that big of a deal. If you’re on the side of the Cord Cutters, streaming content …

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Jan 18 2016

Growing Up With Streaming Media

In a recent article, the president of research and media development for NBC Universal, Alan Wurtzel, said that he didn’t think that “there is enough stuff on Netflix that is broad enough and consistent enough to affect them in a meaningful way and consistent basis”. I would argue that he’s wrong. No related posts. This …

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Nov 13 2015

Comcast Is Combating Cord Cutters With ‘Data Caps’- Sorry; ‘Data Usage Plans’

Beware cord cutters, Comcast is on to you and they’ve already made adjustments to account for your sneakiness in the future. And if that’s not enough, Comcast continues their downward spiral towards the most hated company in America by blaming their customer base for their security problem; but that’s another story. It wasn’t too many …

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Jan 24 2015

"Windows 10 As A Service" Is What Everyone Remembers Most

In my opinion, the biggest news last week was that Microsoft announced that Windows 10 is going to be free for users of Windows 7 and above; the upgrade from Windows 8 to 8.1 is free. Microsoft has already said that there are some exclusions, meaning that users of Microsoft Surface 2 and Microsoft Surface …

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Jan 22 2015

Windows 10: Microsoft Desperate or Cool

Yesterday, I watched the presentation by Microsoft on their expectations for Windows 10. I thought that everything that Microsoft was talking about was mostly inspiring, but I couldn’t help but hear a underlying message. Microsoft recognizes that they have almost two billion machines/customers using the Windows operating system. They can use that advantage as leverage …

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Dec 26 2014

LEHSYS 2014: It’s all in the rear-view mirror now

This is the last post for LEHSYS for 2014. Covering technology is like a wild roller coaster ride; you never know which twists and turns, ups and downs, that you might run into, but it’s always going to be interesting, and sometimes inspiring. I thought it would be fun to go back and summarize and make observations …

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Oct 15 2014

Streaming TV: Charging Per Episode – Nope.

Being able to stream TV shows from Netflix and Hulu for one flat fee is what makes those services great. The other day I was browsing with my Roku, and I was curious about what TV shows I could find. I finally found a TV show that I wanted to watch, but unfortunately, the TV shows …

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Jun 11 2014

Facebook: Asking how well do you know someone?

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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