Tag: easy

AutoHotKey: Tracking Emails Simple

  When you’re working on various projects, tracking emails in Microsoft Outlook or Thunderbird, various subjects can be daunting. I think everyone’s aware that email has some obvious limitations on tracking, but what’s interesting is that there’s not been any advancements with being able to follow email threads were conversations with email in a long …

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Techie Review: iRulu 9.7″ Android Tablet

This is a hands-on review of the iRulu 9.7″ Android Tablet [AZ941]. I did an earlier review of another iRulu Tablet about nine months ago. At the time, the purpose was to try to find a low-cost android tablet that met all the requirements I was looking for; nothing really high end, but still very …

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Which one do you use: DVR or PVR

It seems that in the early days of being able to record your TV shows to a VCR were fairly simple. Now, moving into the future, people might actually still had the proverbial DVD recorder, where TV shows can be recorded directly to a DVD. But that’s at least 10 years old. If you’re like …

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

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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Facebook Home wants to take over your Android Smartphone

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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Google Shocks Loyal Users By Announcing The Retirement Of Google Reader

In a massive surprise, Google has announced that they’re shutting down Google reader at the beginning of July. In 2005 Google launched Google reader and I can recall that there were a bunch of applications that were developed directly for working with RSS feeds.  When Google reader came out it automatically struck fear into the …

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The ROKU 3 Is Here! Let The Streaming Begin!

Roku has released the latest version of its streaming media box [3/06/2013], the Roku 3 for just under $100. As a Roku customer, I’ve been looking forward to this. I was surprised that the company was able to keep the release date hush-hush right up to the very edge of the release date. It’s a …

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Techie Review: eM Client 4 – Great and Improving

I’ve been a long-time user of Mozilla Thunderbird. I think the application is really good as a base email client. One of the great features about Mozilla Thunderbird is the extensibility of the application with the addition of some add-ons; you can make the email client do just about anything. Customizing the email client do …

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Roku Application streams music and pictures from your Smartphone – cool.

Roku has recently updated their remote control application to allow for listening and viewing content from your smart phone to your Roku, and ultimately onto your TV set.  Right now the applications improvements is limited to pictures and music.  The updates to the remote application also lets the Roku users launch shortcuts for Netflix, YouTube, …

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