Tag Archive: Google

Aug 14 2013

Techie Review: iRulu 10” Android tablet

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I have been throwing around the idea of buying a low-end android tablet to play with as a toy. To go so far as to think that I might take a cheap android tablet, strap some sticky magnets to the back of it and mount it to my refrigerator. The idea of having a android …

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Aug 09 2013

Have people really had enough of Windows?

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I know, seems like a silly question right? It’s not. The Windows operating system is strongly established itself in the corporate working environment. If you work in an office, most likely the chances of you working with any other operating system besides Windows is unlikely. While Microsoft’s revenue is up, they’re still having a very …

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Jul 24 2013

How to get the most out of using Text expanders

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If you’re in a position where you have to type out information on a regular basis, and you find yourself repeating the same phrases and paragraphs of information over and over again; you’re the perfect candidate for using text expanders. Anyone who works in a position where they use a computer, and they have repetitive …

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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 24 2013

Don’t let Google make you stupid

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More and more I find myself in situations where I’m completely dependent upon my smart phone. I hate to say that having a smartphone is making me stupid, but the simple fact is, if I have my smart phone, I know that I don’t have to remember pieces of information and therefore I consider the …

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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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May 01 2013

Voice recognition: Why I moved from Swype to SwiftKey

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Using voice-recognition is important because it increases someone’s productivity simply by using the technology. When people talk about taking notes and writing an information for later, I immediately think about using voice-recognition. In my opinion, I think it voice-recognition is much faster than trying to write information out and in 99% of the cases, more …

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