Tag Archive: kill

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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Jun 04 2013

Techie Review: Nuance Dragon Notes

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Nuance has released a new software package called Dragon Notes. The point of Dragon Notes is to be able to capture random thoughts and ideas/snippets  of information and allow the user to organize the information for later. Dragon Notes has the ability to transcribe what the user says and convert that to text. The converted …

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Jan 18 2013

MSN, Jabber, Skype And The Lack Of A Standard Protocol For Instant Messengers And Video Conferencing

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As Microsoft prepares to officially kill off Microsoft messenger in Lieu of Skype.  This got me contemplating the current Jabber compatibility of Microsoft messenger.  Microsoft messenger has the ability to interface with a Jabber client. If you’re not familiar with Jabber, it’s an open source/universal instant messaging protocol that’s compatible with several different instant messaging …

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Aug 22 2012

How Angie’s & Craig’s Lists Have Changed Internet Exchange

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The beauty and the frustration of the internet lies in the fact that it is constantly changing. The rapid influx of new websites, new methods of driving web traffic, and new trends has effectively eliminated the phrase “business as usual” from any understanding of internet exchange. Certain companies, however, have managed to maintain relatively unchanged …

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Oct 13 2011

How close is Google+ Hangouts to killing Skype?

Now that Microsoft has Skype, I guess the question is how close is Google+ to killing off Skype as the main form or service used to communicate with other people. I think you have to look at services that Skype offers. Skype has functions for making phone calls, doing video chats, sharing desktops and doing …

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Sep 27 2011

The Rebirth of Delicious.com – and in Stacks

Delicious.com is one of those bookmarking websites that you find incredibly useful, keeping your bookmarks online with a website like this is much more convenient than trying to keep all of your bookmarks in a web browser, but there really needs to be more to a bookmarking service… and when the YouTube founders Chad Hurley …

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Jul 11 2011

Movie Review: Transformers 3: Dark of the Moon

The last [according to Shia]/latest Transformers movie was released and it’s going over like gang busters. The absence of Megan Fox didn’t even make a dent in sales, but I wasn’t surprised; she can’t act anyway. It’s all about the transforming robots and the explosions [that only Michael Bay can do]. The latest Transformers just …

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Apr 12 2011

The ‘Angry Birds’ is a Paradox and a Success

The success of Angry Birds simply staggers me. For years developers were fixated on developing games that were 3D and first person shooters; very rare was anyone interested in going back to the ‘basic’ 2d display… But for some strange reason, Angry Birds has simply taken off on a level of success that’s rivaled by …

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Dec 16 2010

Windows Live Writer 2011 Plug-ins Page Launches Again – FAILS USERS

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On November 30th, from the deep dark bowels of the Windows Live Writer forum, there was a new sticky post about there being a NEW Windows Live Writer plug-ins page. So I checked it out. It was so new the links on the site didn’t work; apparently an ‘intermittent problem’… I got an email from …

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Sep 09 2010

Google Instant Search = More money for Google

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I have to admit, that since Google instant search has been released, it’s somewhat of a revelation. If you’re accustomed to sitting in a room with no light, and only a candle; you’ll consider this as the status quo. But if you take someone who’s not accustomed to it, and has an open mind to …

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