Tag Archive: droid

May 28 2011

Disappointment: No Decent Offline Blog Editors For Android

I was searching around for the past 2 weeks putting efforts in to find a ‘good’ offline blog editor for my Android tablet [Motorola Xoom]. I found several ‘ just getting by’ editors, nothing that really made me stand up and shout. As a friend of mine put it, perfectly, tablet PC‘s are nothing more …

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Sep 10 2010

Motorola Droid [Froyo 2.2]: Performance Woes

I’m one of the many users that received the update from Verizon a few weeks back. It updated my little Motorola Droid to Android 2.2 [Froyo]. And while I’m happy to get the update, I’m starting to feel more like I’m working with an old laptop and a new operating system; and basically I am. …

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Aug 13 2010

Motorola Droid Firmware Update 2.2

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Verizon is pushing out the update for Motorola Droid phones and I just couldn’t wait. I‘ve only received one firmware update on my phone since I’ve had it and while I was not displeased with anything, I was really looking forward to the update. I was on the web the other day and found instructions …

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Jul 17 2010

Topics of the Week for July 16th

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This week in technology has been pretty interesting Google continues its world domination of the smartphone with the android platform. it continues to flex its muscles in its appeal to the public, placing tons of pressure on the iPhone and Microsoft keep generating strong competition. Apple concedes that ‘we’re not perfect.’… Try to shut down …

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Apr 14 2010

The Motorola Droid/Android Battery Life that Isn’t

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I have a Motorola Droid and I can’t seem to squeeze out any more battery life from the phone. Similar arguments could be made with any other Smartphones that are available on the market, but the realization is that the Motorola Droid almost has to have a charging cable connected to it at all times. …

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Apr 07 2010

Android: Uber Keyboard – formerly TalktoMe Keyboard

Between Dragon NaturallySpeaking and Google, these are the best services right now for voice recognition. Both services utilize cloud computing with the smartphones. Both capture the information, the information is sent to a processing center, recognition is ran on information that’s presented and then sent back to the operator’s smartphone. TalktoMe Keyboard [TTM Keyboard] is, …

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Jan 13 2010

Android: TALKTOME Keyboard

I’m a big proponent of using voice commands and voice recognition with PC and electronic devices [ask anyone]. The release of Dragon NaturallySpeaking for the iPhone was a premier event. iPhone didn’t have voice recognition before; while Android did- although very poor. As an user of DROID, I was looking for alternatives and best choice …

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Jan 01 2010

iPhone Stepping Closer To Being Outmoded

So how many iPhone users are out there were sweating the launch of DROID? Well you should be… your fancy iPhone is on it’s way out the door. [I hear the boo’s and hissing now] AND it’s not so much Apple’s fault… The iPhone is an excellent piece of hardware and it’s presentation and abilities …

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Dec 16 2009

AnDROID gets Dragon NaturallySpeaking?

ANDROID has voice recognition from Google built right in to the Operating System for DROID, but the recognition of Dragon NaturallySpeaking is far greater than Google at this point. UPDATE : 02/08/2011 http://www.lehsys.com/2011/02/android-finally-gets-dragon-naturallyspeaking-as-the-flext9-application/ So one of the very first questions that hit my mind was after the iPhone was provided Dragon NaturallySpeaking, and I understood …

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Dec 09 2009

Voice Recognition: Dragon NaturallySpeaking vs AnDROID

I recently purchased a Motorola DROID ‘phone’ and I’ve been trying to get some updates from Nuance for some time now, on its initial offering of Dragon NaturallySpeaking, for the iPhone; not much yet. Maybe the fact I don’t have an iPhone is a hindrance. I asked to be included with the beta testing team, …

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