Tag: low

Mar 07 2018

Using Mini Smart Sockets

Over the past year or so, I’ve been getting into using the Google Home (assistant). It’s nice to be able to turn lights on, ask general questions and set appointments just by talking. But one of the most disappointing things about the Google Home habitat is the ancillary devices/switches. A lot of them are fairly …

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Feb 09 2017

AI, Robotics and Automation vs. Human Worker

I don’t normally write stories about stuff like this, but it’s becoming strangely apparent that artificial intelligence, robotics and automation, and how it affects the human worker needs to be addressed; we need to talk about it. I’ve been seeing a lot of stories about robotics, artificial intelligence and automation in general. The combination of …

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Aug 29 2016

Is Rotten Tomatoes really hurting movies that much?

Short answer; no- and here’s why. And you really don’t have to look far for an explanation. The past couple of years, there’s been a shortage of blockbuster movies with a good turnout. A couple of weeks ago when Suicide Squad was about to be released in theaters, a lot of the top critics on …

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Mar 09 2016

FCC looking to give low-income families broadband Internet service for under $10

I saw in a blog post today by the FCC Chairman Tom wheeler that the FCC is planning on extending the Lifeline program to give low-income families access to broadband internet service. While some people don’t have access to broadband internet service at all, most don’t have broadband internet service because the price is too high. …

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Mar 07 2016

Lucion’s FileCenter Professional v9 vs. Nuance’s PaperPort Professional v14

The heart of this article is who is better; Nuance PaperPort or FileCenter? The basis of this article is going to look at several aspects of both applications, functionality, cost, development and customer support. Both applications focus on document imaging management; scanning and research. Both of these applications have a lot of the same type …

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Feb 11 2015

Review: IRulu Universe 1s (U1s) Smartphone

A week ago, I was given the opportunity to review one of the latest smartphones from iRulu, the U1s. In the past, iRulu has focused on low-cost android tablets, but within the past year, iRulu has been focusing more towards smartphones. I’ve done other reviews for iRulu in the past on the tablets and I’ve …

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Dec 08 2014

NETGEAR wi-fi extender can fix that dead Internet zone

I think everyone has run into a situation where the Wi-Fi in their home just doesn’t reach all the corners. You find situations where you got dead spots or the Wi-Fi signals not strong enough and you’re not able to get a satisfactory connection to the Internet. Internet Wi-Fi routers typically advertise that the signals are …

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Sep 12 2014

Review: IRulu U1 Smartphone

Over the past couple of weeks, I’ve been playing with iRulu’s U1 smartphone. Based on information that I have, this is iRulu’s entrance into the smartphone field. The U1 smartphone is a dual 1 ghz core processor android device. The reports I received from iRulu indicate that they have plans to release more smart phones …

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Jun 09 2014

Review: WonderFox DVD Ripper Pro 4.2

I was recently given the opportunity to review WonderFox DVD Ripper, for copying DVDs. I believe everyone has reached a point where they recognize the importance of being able to back up their DVD collection, but more importantly being able to enjoy their media collection anywhere they wanted. Being able to enjoy your media collection anywhere, …

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Jun 05 2014

Techie Review: iRulu 7″ Android Tablet [S/NX7301]

I’ve been taking the past week or so to go through a new iRulu 7″ android tablet [phablet]. It’s a dual core android tablet, but more than that it’s actually a large smartphone w/GPS.  This particular tablet is what I would consider a baseline model. It has the ability to do things like watch Netflix, …

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