Tag: .net

Reddit AMA: Gig City Solves Net Neutrality Debate

There you have it. In one question, the issues with Net Neutrality are solved. EPB Fiber Optics in Chattanooga, TN has poignantly and elegantly pointed out the problem with the nation’s largest Internet service providers. As you can see from the screenshot above, it seems like the most important question was asked first of EPB …

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Techie Review: Nuance Dragon Notes

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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Mozilla Thunderbird v13 gets large attachment handling

While others may be flocking to the web for their e-mail handling/management, Thunderbird is still my e-mail application of choice, and I still think having my emails local, where I can filter, reply and compose is better than having to deal with the web interfaces; which, for me, seems like they are trying to catch …

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Windows 8: A walk around with Windows Explorer

Having loaded Windows 8 DP [Developers Preview] on to my VirtualBox machine for testing… I was digging through the Windows Explorer, or the file manager for Windows and I thought I would pass on some things I was noticing with the new interface. The new Windows Explorer is utilizing the ribbon GUI  interface that’s being …

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Mozilla Thunderbird Plug-in: Follow Up

One of the most attractive things about Thunderbird is the extensions that can be loaded to expand it’s ability to gain something that the base application doesn’t have innately. I believe everyone has had a need to be able to right-click and say remind me about this later. It seems like such an obvious thing …

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Hotmail Bans Common Passwords To Cut Down On Hacked Accounts

If you’ve been on the Internet for any amount of time, you realize that you need an ID and password to do just about anything, on any website. The sad fact is that most people don’t use different passwords per website; they typically use one account and password for everything to be accessed over the …

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There was LAUNCHY before Windows 7

With the release of Windows 7 beta, one of the cool things is the changes in the start menu, specifically the RUN box. In Windows 7 if you start typing the name of the program in the run box, the programs, control panel, and files of Windows are searched and displayed in the START MENU- …

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Productive Software: My Top 10 Picks

In the business world of a everyday sucky tasks and ta-do’s, it’s really hard to keep track of everything, and its even worse even you don’t have the right tools. If you’ve ever tried to open a can of chili with a dull spoon; these are the tools of the cubical-land office I’m talking about. …

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Because Nuance won’t; How to install Dragon Naturally Speaking 9 on Vista 64

A couple weeks ago, I posted an article about Nuance and the fact it has completely ignored the customers with Windows 64 bit operating systems. Periodically, I’ve been checking this ‘Knowledge base’ article to see if there’s any progress, and mostly it’s in vain. From the Nuance website: http://knowledgebase.nuance.com/view.asp?60VQ=JLJG&5d7r4B=iv56n%20JH

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