Tag Archive: microsoft products

Apr 24 2013

Is Microsoft Surface is going to make you work more?

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Hey corporate workers! It seems like every blog out there has an opinion [even mine] about the success and failure of Microsoft Surface, but I don’t think anyone is really covering the fact that Microsoft Surface is going to allow employers to get some free work time. I think a lot of employers have been …

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Mar 18 2013

Nuance Announces the Release of Dragon NaturallySpeaking 12.5

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Nuance announced the release of Dragon 12.5 today [shipping March 22nd]  with greater enhance support for Microsoft products, such as, Windows 8, Microsoft Office 2013, Internet Explorer 10 and Outlook.com. As with each release of Dragon NaturallySpeaking Nuance is indicating that it’s faster and more accurate; ever improving. Dragon 12.5 premium allow you to control …

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Aug 07 2012

Browser wars: Firefox stalled, while Chrome continues market dominance

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The battle for the dominate Internet browser is just an ongoing effort. Over the past couple of months, if your watching the market share of which browser is doing the best in adoption, the mover is Google Chrome. It’s making greater and greater strides to capture your Internet browsing heart. In September of 2010, Microsoft …

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Apr 04 2012

Review: Windows 8 Voice Recognition Interface Continues To Disappoint

When Windows 7 was release it has voice recognition in it. My initial thoughts on the voice recognition was that it was good, but the user interface was for crap. Now, when I did that review, it was on a beta version of Windows 7; it was a release candidate— I recall thinking, this is …

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Feb 09 2012

Internet Explorer continues glorious usage decline

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The days of Internet Explorer are slowly coming to an end, and any influence Internet Explorer might have had over the market place, or over the Internet, are damn near over. Seeing how Microsoft is able to maintain what grasp they have with the corporate world and their integration with the operating system, I don’t …

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May 07 2009

Download: Windows Live Writer – For offline bloggers.

When you’re in the business of issuing a blog post one of the nicest things you can have is a tool that will facilitate and make possible the task of entering your information easily, and eloquently, being able to format the information without having to go to a lot of gyrations to present it to …

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Nov 13 2008

Thumbs Down: Windows Vista Speech Recognition

During a recent voice recognition hiatus I went in search of alternatives to Dragon Naturally Speaking. The problem was that DNS 10 wasn’t compatible with Vista 64, so knowing that Vista had Speech recognition built in, I decided to give it a try; what could it hurt right? Setting up the speech recognition in Vista …

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