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Apr 02 2014

Nuance’s Power PDF Advanced – Techie Review

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Power PDF Advanced has been released from Nuance [April 2nd, 2014]. This version is a tour de force in handling and editing PDF documents; replacing their PDF Converter v8 Pro. If you have PDF Converter, Nuance is going to offer upgrade discounts to those customers. This new version is a full on assault on all other …

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Aug 24 2013

RedboxInstant video streaming service has a long way to go

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About a week ago, I signed up for my free trial of RedBoxInstant. the free trial is extended to new subscribers to RedBoxInstant and being a person that still rents DVDs from time to time, RedBox is the perfect option. It’s low cost and your ability to go online and reserve the movies that you …

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Aug 12 2013

Movie Review: Elysium– Good But Has A Strong Political Undertone

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This past weekend, I went to go see the new movie Elysium with Matt Damon. Science fiction movies are always kind of a draw for me. Science fiction pretty much guarantees that the story is going to be somewhat interesting and shows off what Hollywood is doing with the latest graphics. Elysium is a movie …

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Jul 22 2013

Adobe – Stats for Nerds – playful or insulting?

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Adobe Flash is one of those applications/plug-ins that ‘nerds’ hate for a few reasons. It’s bloated, it has security problems, it has one of the worst upgrade processes for a required Internet application/plug-in, and with the exclusion of Google Chrome adding this plug-in for your web browser is a PITA because Adobe doesn’t work with …

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Jun 12 2013

How much do you trust the cloud now?

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Over the past couple of years, there’s been huge push to using the cloud to collaborate on projects and to store personal data and do all kinds of activities, but with the recent revelations that a been in the news about the NSA surveilling people online. The major companies that have been reported as participating …

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Jun 10 2013

Google Keyboard takes on Swype and SwiftKey

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If you’re like most people who have purchased an android phone, one of the first things you going to do is change out the keyboard, but that may not be the case anymore. A little over a month ago I wrote an article about why I made the transition from Swype over to SwiftKey, and …

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May 17 2013

Dragon Notes wants to help you organize your random thoughts

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Now is definitely the time to be a curator of your thoughts and ideas. Nuance has released a new piece of software called Dragon Notes. Its initial offering seems to be in the same category as Evernote and Google Keep [web-based]. This move by Nuance is rather interesting because the company itself normally focuses on …

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Apr 17 2013

How to automatically download and apply updates for VLC Media Player for Windows

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I’m a big fan of VLC media player. It’s a great application that plays just about every video format and audio format that you can think of; it even has some other functions beyond that. The media player has been around for quite some time and works outstandingly, it even tells you when there’s updates …

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Apr 16 2013

Windows 8 continues to push the irrelevance of a Microsoft Operating System

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Back in May of 2011, I wrote a post about Windows 8 and that people shouldn’t buy it. The discussions over Windows 8 are highly mixed and there’s a group of people that love Windows 8 there’s a group of people that absolutely despise Windows 8. That demographic of people can be separated into those …

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