Tag Archive: Internet

Jan 27 2014

Microsoft Windows Defender provides ZERO protection – nice try?

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Yes. Microsoft’s Windows Defender provides ZERO protection for your PC [Windows 8]. That’s what the latest antivirus testing from AV-TEST.org says. The question begs, why would Microsoft even continue to offer it? Wait. What’s Windows Defender? It used to be Microsoft anti-spyware, but the application has evolved over the years from just anti-spyware to Microsoft’s …

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Jan 18 2014

Improvements For Dragon NaturallySpeaking [2014]?

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As anyone that uses Dragon NaturallySpeaking knows, you probably realized that the next version of Dragon NaturallySpeaking is out of cycle. Another version of Dragon NaturallySpeaking should’ve been released by now, but it looks like Nuance is working on adding some big improvements. The next release of Dragon NaturallySpeaking is expected to announced towards the …

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Jan 16 2014

Expect Netflix and other streaming companies to raise their prices next year

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Over the past 20 years, the Internet has been this great and wonderful thing that connects everyone together and shares information freely. It’s done more to transform so many things that we do every day than any other technology that’s ever been introduced. but in roughly the same amount of time, the Internet has gone …

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Jan 13 2014

Roku Is Going To Have To Do It Better, If They Are To Survive

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Almost 2 years ago, I purchased a Roku and I had zero buyers remorse about doing so. Roku allows you to stream content from the Internet directly to your TV and it doesn’t allow you to have a smart TV to do it. In addition to having all the channels are available to Roku, it’s …

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Nov 05 2013

Roku + Plex is awesome for vacation entertainment

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I recently got back from from being on vacation for a week. I absolutely love the downtime and I do my best not to get too wrapped up in technology topics during my vacation time. But I have to admit, from my vacation last year, I found myself in situations where it was early in …

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Sep 16 2013

We’re All Waiting For The Major TV Networks To Work Directly With Roku

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As a Roku customer, I primarily use Roku to stream movies and TV show’s, but over the past couple of years Roku has grown far past Netflix. Mainly as a way to stream Netflix to my TV set. Roku now supports 750 channels to include 94 TV and movie channels along with music channels and …

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Aug 15 2013

The Encrypted Internet: The Security Effects of Edward Snowden

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Regardless of how individuals may feel about Edward Snowden and the information that he leaked about the surveillance that the NSA was doing; the results of what he provided is going to be a tipping point in how the Internet handles communication going forward. The NSA has confirmed that it doesn’t intentionally collect information on …

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Jul 26 2013

Can you and your ISP handle the download of Ultra HDTV Media?

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Okay, so a few short years ago everyone decided that all television broadcasts going to go out as high definition. A completely digital broadcast of the regular shows that you been watching for years. It started off because of the high definition televisions are being sold. Some of the resolutions of the high-definition TVs work …

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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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Jul 16 2013

Facebook Graph Search is just creepy

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Facebook has established itself very well and is a very popular tool for connecting socially with your friends and family, but one of the things that I don’t agree with Facebook on is their venture into just being outright creepy, and their idea of want to become your Internet search hub. With all the problems …

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