Tag: New Stuff

Jul 26 2013

Can you and your ISP handle the download of Ultra HDTV Media?

Okay, so a few short years ago everyone decided that all television broadcasts going to go out as high definition. A completely digital broadcast of the regular shows that you been watching for years. It started off because of the high definition televisions are being sold. Some of the resolutions of the high-definition TVs work …

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Jul 19 2013

How To Remove Ads From Skype [part 2]

I had a post back in February about removing ads from Skype and it worked pretty well, but my machine died recently and I had to go back to a vanilla install of Skype on my PC; this got me searching for other options. What really sparked this search was that I had recently reloaded …

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May 24 2013

Don’t let Google make you stupid

More and more I find myself in situations where I’m completely dependent upon my smart phone. I hate to say that having a smartphone is making me stupid, but the simple fact is, if I have my smart phone, I know that I don’t have to remember pieces of information and therefore I consider the …

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Sep 20 2012

Using HandBrake to batch convert videos to Roku

It’s been about three months since I picked up my Roku.  From that point, it’s been a roller coaster ride finding all kinds of new stuff to do with it. one of the most exciting things I found that I could do with the Roku [w/Plex] was to be able to play the DVD ISOs …

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Jun 12 2012

Televisions of tomorrow aren’t ‘Televisions’

I’ve been looking in to purchasing a new television. Well, not so much buying a new one, but I’ve been weighing in on the new ‘televisions’ and what they offer. Some of them now are really impressive. They have gotten bigger, lighter, thinner and more Internet streaming functions are being added to them [almost] daily. …

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Dec 22 2010

Tinkering with VirtualBox 4 [beta]

I picked up the beta version of VirtualBox back about 2 weeks ago and I know I’ve reported on the using VirtualBox for doing testing, but it has lots of other functions as well, if you want to use it. I believe it’s a great idea for me for doing my software testing. But in …

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Jun 25 2010

PODCAST: BryanSays, Episode 3

I’m stepping out of my comfort zone with a post on my recent Podcast with Bryan Lee over at BryanSays. I had a great time doing the Podcast with BryanSays. It’s a nice conversation about current technologies, movies and just letting the diatribe juices flow. It seems kind of weird for me to be on …

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Feb 17 2010

Google Calendars New Features – More Organized.

If you haven’t noticed or test the new features ‘beta’ from Google calendar; your missing out. It’s pretty slick… What your able to do with a browser is becoming increasingly blurred with your standard applications. Google is proving a concept that all applications can be web based. Here’s some new stuff… No related posts. This …

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Jan 25 2010

Adobe Flash Player Continues to Ignore 64-bit users

It was almost a year ago that I was reporting on the 64-bit browser for Mozilla Thunderbird and the absence of a 64-bit flash player from Adobe. Even in October, there were still no updates from Adobe. It’s been almost a year and there’s been no new, no progress and no updates from Adobe as …

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Jul 27 2009

Mozilla Thunderbird v3 b3 – A glance at some new stuff (review)

I download’d the latest beta from Mozilla for Thunderbird. I’m a big fan of Thunderbird and have been for many years. With each release it just keeps getting better. Even with the release of Google Wave, I’m still of the mindset that Thunderbird is the number one freeware email client. I download’d the latest version …

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