Tag Archive: issue

Apr 12 2014

Techie Review: iRulu 9.7″ Android Tablet

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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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Mar 28 2014

Why does Comcast not advertise Internet Essentials Service?

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Comcast has been in the news a lot lately. The Verge recently posted an article about Comcast offering low income families affordable Internet service for basically 10 bucks a month; it’s called Internet Essentials. This plan has been in place since 2011, but is not something that Comcast runs around telling everyone. This particular arrangement wasn’t …

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Jun 05 2013

Windows 8.1: Microsoft’s first step to recovery

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It’s no secret that Windows 8 has had really mixed feelings. Some people love Windows 8 because they’re into media consumption, watching videos and listening to music, and that’s fine. But on the flipside, there’s other people who have to use Windows to be productive, to do work and to get things done. Everything that …

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Feb 13 2013

Best Third Party Keyboard App For Android

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For a long time, the default Android keyboard has left a lot to be desired. Whilst the default keyboard has just been updated for Jelly Bean 4.1 with word completion features using local language dictionaries and other tweaks, it is still not the preferred keyboard. That said, it is vastly better than the previous free …

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Nov 08 2012

Technology and Educational Toys, Not So Educational, Study Suggests

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Educational toys and other technology carrying the “educational” seal of approval lacks evidence supporting this claim, according to a study presented in a Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. According to the study named D Is for Digital, out of the 69 video games they have studied, only 2 of them had an educational curriculum …

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Oct 31 2012

eM Client Releases Beta Version 5 As A Preview – Nice.

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Well, speak of the devil! I just finished posting an article about eM Client and the improvements they had made to version 4 of their email client. It seems I was just a little bit early of the beta release of eM Client version 5. I spoke highly of eM Client because of the tight …

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Aug 14 2012

Windows Movie Maker 2012: When your MP4 and MOV files stop working…

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A couple of days ago, I downloaded the updated version of Windows movie maker 2012, from the new Windows essentials package. I wanted to do a comprehensive review of the application. After I downloaded the new version and installed it, I started it up and started poking around. The new version has quite a few …

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Jul 12 2012

Windows 8: Is it going to be another ME or Vista release?

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It’s really devastating to Microsoft to look at a new operating system about to be released, and to be compared to previous operating system blunders like Windows ME and Windows Vista… both of those operating systems were supposed to be better than the last, but they found themselves in an awkward position, receiving a ton …

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May 18 2012

Review: ShareMouse

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At certain points in situations in dealing with IT issues or being in an IT department you quickly understand how important it is to be able to get information from point A to point B in the most conveniently possible. Most IT departments are very well-versed in the usefulness of what a KVM is; it’s …

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May 12 2012

PaperPort 14 batch scanning and my suggestion for it…

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A couple of weeks ago, I was in the process of scanning a bunch of documents and I realized how much work I was doing in scanning in lots and lots of documents. Doc imaging needs to be easier. In another post I talked about scanning documents in to the system; the importing of these …

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