Tag Archive: chat

Apr 07 2014

Leaving Roku for Android TV

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The Verge reported over the weekend that Google is getting ready to release Android TV; a replacement to Google TV. The interesting thing about this move for Google is that it’s not really a move at all, they just embracing what’s already out there in the market and focusing on the high points of streaming …

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Apr 04 2013

Facebook Home wants to take over your Android Smartphone

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So the scoop for today was that Facebook is announcing a new smart phone application for android called Facebook Home. The android application is not available for download yet, but should be available in roughly one week. There’s been a lot of speculation about Facebook wanting to come out with their own smart phone, but …

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Feb 11 2013

Pet Cell Phones: Stupid, or a Clever Choice?

You probably have a cell phone you take with you everywhere you go so family, friends, and business contacts can get in touch with you wherever you are. But have you ever thought about the possibility of getting a cell phone for your pet? If you’re scratching your head, read on.

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Jan 18 2013

MSN, Jabber, Skype And The Lack Of A Standard Protocol For Instant Messengers And Video Conferencing

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As Microsoft prepares to officially kill off Microsoft messenger in Lieu of Skype.  This got me contemplating the current Jabber compatibility of Microsoft messenger.  Microsoft messenger has the ability to interface with a Jabber client. If you’re not familiar with Jabber, it’s an open source/universal instant messaging protocol that’s compatible with several different instant messaging …

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Nov 28 2012

Word/Phrase corrections with AutoHotKey, Thunderbird 17 and Dragon NaturallySpeaking 12

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I found a fascinating trick today.  I’ve been using Dragon NaturallySpeaking for many years and I’ve also been using AutoHotKey for years.  Both of these applications have massive pluses for use, but today I found something extraordinary. Let me start off by stating that using Dragon NaturallySpeaking is a massive benefit to being productive. it …

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Oct 31 2012

eM Client Releases Beta Version 5 As A Preview – Nice.

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Well, speak of the devil! I just finished posting an article about eM Client and the improvements they had made to version 4 of their email client. It seems I was just a little bit early of the beta release of eM Client version 5. I spoke highly of eM Client because of the tight …

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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 12 2012

Digsby is going to be open sourced…

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Digsby has been a favorite IM app of mine for a long time, since tagged acquired Digsby, the updates for Digsby have been coming out pretty slow. The blog updates for Digsby have been curiously sparse, and in my last update for Digsby it seems that the Digsby development team was just about to abandon …

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