Tag Archive: choice

Oct 17 2016

5 Ways to Conserve Smartphone Battery Power During the Work Day

You forgot to plug your phone in last night, and you’re starting the work day with only 20 percent battery life. It’s a situation that’s happened to everyone, and it’s no fun at all. But with some battery-saving tricks up your sleeve, you can make minimal battery life last you through the workday. Plus, when …

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Sep 04 2015

Modular/Stackable Smartphones and PCs is the right choice

I saw this post today on Mashable reported that Acer was going to be building a component-based PC. I think the concept of having a component-based PC is a great idea. Historically a PC is a component-based device, but working on it can be intimidating to some people. The way Acer is approaching the modular …

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Sep 22 2014

Apple’s iPhone 6 new features are not NEW

The other day, I was having a discussion with a good friend of mine about the release of the iPhone 6. This discussion wasn’t necessarily about the standard version or the plus version, it was a discussion basically as to why people get so excited about the release of the iPhone in general. The driving …

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Nov 30 2012

Is Microsoft Surface RT a misstep for Redmond?

The release of Microsoft Surface RT have came under some critical reviews over the past weeks. Microsoft must be under some pressure to try to show themselves as a solid player in mobile devices in the years to come.  But in the past couple of weeks, a lot of information about Microsoft RT has come …

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Jul 25 2012

Nuance set to release Nina – Virtual Assistant

  In a world where people expect voice-recognition features from there smart phone; Nuance is the leader in voice-recognition in various products, not just smartphones and PCs. The past couple of years have been very exciting for Nuance in the respect that they’ve been able to expand from call centers and selling PC software to …

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Jul 13 2012

Adobe Flash crashes Dragon NaturallySpeaking

I recently ran into a situation with Internet Explorer and Firefox, on how it uses Adobe Flash. Apparently, Adobe Flash has created a conflict between it and Dragon NaturallySpeaking 11. Leave it to Adobe to create such a conflict from something so stupid as flash and interrupting the ability to do voice-recognition. I found the …

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Jun 20 2012

Mozilla Thunderbird v13 gets large attachment handling

While others may be flocking to the web for their e-mail handling/management, Thunderbird is still my e-mail application of choice, and I still think having my emails local, where I can filter, reply and compose is better than having to deal with the web interfaces; which, for me, seems like they are trying to catch …

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Nov 26 2011

Rant: DVD and Blu-Ray Pirates may have the right idea.

For the most part, I’m not condoning their actions, but I’m starting to understand some of their methods and reasoning… I have reflections back to when DVD’s first came on to the market; replacing VHS. There was this massive marketing effort, just as there’s now about getting customers to go from DVD to Blu-Ray. And …

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Aug 04 2011

Internet Explorer Market Share: Why is it taking so long to DIE?

I have no love for Internet Explorer. Microsoft and Internet Explorer lost me as an user when 15 friggin applications and viruses got loaded on my machine in 10 seconds and I couldn’t do a thing to stop it and then it took me 5 hrs to remove the damage… Internet Explorer; it’s a polished …

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