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Apr 23 2017

Using EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard Free v11

In a time where everything is stored on solid-state drives, USB drives, SD cards and microSD cards, people tend to forget that the storage options can fail. Pictures and videos can be deleted by accident or they can become corrupted and you can lose them altogether. You would think that the respective operating systems would …

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Feb 09 2017

Open Live Writer 0.6.1.0 is available at the Windows Store

I’ve been blogging for a long time and my favorite application to use for generating my articles is/was Windows Live Writer, but Microsoft has since sunset that product. It’s been replaced by Open Live Writer. Over the past year, since the Open Live Writer team took over the development of that application, the development team …

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Apr 20 2015

Review: LEAWO Blu-ray Ripper Version 7

As more people are moving to digital media libraries and running their own media servers, it’s nice to have options for converting your old disk libraries into digital ones. I was recently given the opportunity to review some software to RIP Blu-ray and DVD discs. Based on my opinion, the most common users don’t know how …

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Jan 26 2015

Problems with Windows Movie Maker 2012?

It’s a bit entertaining to spend time in the Windows support forum for Windows Movie Maker 2012. It’s like watching a cycle of highly repetitive issues that are never getting addressed by Microsoft. This past week, Microsoft announced that they’re going to be releasing Windows 10 and because Microsoft seems to be renewed on their …

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Jan 12 2015

Techie Review: DVDFab 9 – DVD Ripper

Just about everyone has old DVDs and anyone who has a library of old DVDs would love to build/convert those into a digital format so that they can be made portable. In addition to making an old DVD library/collection into a digital format, those old DVD movies can be integrated into a media server system where …

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Jan 07 2015

Techie Review: DVDFab 9 – DVD Copy

In a time where streaming media seems to be the common way to get entertainment and where technology experts keep saying that Blu-ray and DVD technologies are dead, I would argue that’s wrong. I think that Blu-ray and DVD technologies/media are going to be with us for a while. Until there’s a change in how …

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Nov 03 2014

Will your Smart TV support 4k playback? Probably not.

I was doing some video playback testing with a new Android TV box the other day and I got hit with a reality check on 4k; those 4k video files are going to take a lot of CPU/GPU power to res out that Ultra HD video for everyone to enjoy. If you take in to account …

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Aug 24 2013

Plex Media Server gets cool features- but only for PlexPass users

Plex Media Server as easily become my most used application out of anything else I use on a regular basis. Plex Media Server allows me to access my media files movies and music on virtually any device that I want to. It organizes and curates information such a way that in side-by-side comparisons between Plex …

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Mar 06 2013

Voice Recognition Software Can Make You More Productive

Voice recognition is here to stay and it’s only going to get better. The days of entering data in to a computer with a keyboard are quickly coming to an end. The infiltration of voice recognition in to just about everything is upon us.

Nov 25 2012

Preparing for Cyber Monday

It’s been a tough time for everyone with the economy being so bad this past year, but if you are searching for a silver lining, notice the sales numbers from this season. It’s been reported that sales are up 20+% this year for black Friday sales. This is naturally going to translate into higher Cyber …

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