Tag: Microsoft

Mar 02 2016

Facebook Gives Their Users 5 More Like Options, But No ‘DISLIKE’

It seems like it’s only taken forever for Facebook to get around to adding additional responses to people’s posts. I think one of the most awkward things you can do on Facebook is when someone announces a death in the family or when someone is seriously ill that you had to LIKE the post or …

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Feb 04 2016

Review: iRulu 10.1 inch WalknBook PC tablet [w1007]

PC tablets that are able to run Windows 10 are starting to become more popular. Recently, I got the opportunity to take a closer look at iRulu’s new WalknBook. It has a 10.1 inch screen [IPS], runs Windows 10 home edition and it comes with a detachable keyboard. The specifications for the tablet are not …

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Feb 01 2016

Will PC Games Make A Comeback?

Back in mid-2015, there is an article about PC games making a comeback. In my opinion, PC gaming has taken a big hit since the entrance of the gaming consoles. Gaming consoles take the headaches of having to learn anything technical to make something happen. If your PC gamer, a diehard PC gamer, not only …

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Dec 16 2015

Windows Live Writer goes Open Source- Open Live Writer

It’s been obvious for a long time that Microsoft has been completely neglecting one of the most popular applications they’ve ever seen for bloggers; Windows Live Writer. Lots of information and rumor has been spread for a long time about Windows Live Writer going open source. The moment that devout Windows Live Writer users have …

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Nov 02 2015

Dragon Professional Individual [v14] works great with Windows Live Writer

For the longest time, I was a devout user of Windows Live Writer. I used Windows Live Writer to produce pretty much all of my articles on my website, but as Microsoft decided to lean away from supporting Windows Live Writer, I started looking for other alternatives. As my website is based off of WordPress, …

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Oct 05 2015

Windows 10: Speech Recognition Performance And Accuracy

If you’re moving from Windows 7 to Windows 10, you’ll notice a slight improvement to the speech recognition interface in the new version. In Windows 7, the speech recognition interface didn’t work at all with applications unless they had fulltext control. This is something that Nuance has done as well with Dragon NaturallySpeaking, but their …

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Oct 02 2015

Windows 10: Big improvement with TTS Voices

For those people for those people who use accessibility options in Windows 10, or in previous versions of Windows, you be glad to know that Windows 10 has upgraded their text-to-speech voices. In Windows 7, the text-to-speech engine was better than previous versions, but still had this computer’y type dialect to it. In Windows 10, …

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Sep 25 2015

Windows 10: Microsoft Print To PDF

Since the release of Windows 10 from Microsoft, everyone has been talking about all the benefits that the new operating system can offer. One of these small things that Windows 10 offers for me, and others might find beneficial, is that Windows tend now has the ability to print natively to a PDF. For years, …

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Sep 11 2015

Windows 10: Cortana and Search – Users want to use Google search

I think one of the best things that comes out of the release of Microsoft’s latest operating system, Windows 10, is the option for sending feedback. Microsoft has put a option and allow other applications that allows the operators to send direct feedback on that application. It’s probably one of the only things that Microsoft …

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Sep 08 2015

Techie Review: Dragon Professional Individual v14

Recently, Nuance released a new version 14 of their speech recognition software; it’s called Dragon Professional Individual. The focus of this version seems to be focusing on individuals who want to be more productive at work using speech recognition. Huge improvements in the speech recognition and the responsiveness of Nuances speech recognition software were made …

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