Tag: notifications

Aug 11 2015

Review: U8 SmartWatch

Recently, I picked up a you U8 SmartWatch for doing a review. In the past, I’ve made comments and posted articles about how I think the concept of SmartWatches is just a horrible idea. The whole driving factor behind SmartWatches is for manufacturers to simply prove that small devices with limited abilities can be manufactured and people …

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Feb 10 2014

Save Your Battery- Stop Using The Facebook App On Your Phone

Over the past week,  I did a little experiment  with my android phone and its battery life.  I have been running into some issues with my android phone and the amount of battery life that I was getting.  My phone wasn’t lasting whole day without charge,  and this wasn’t acceptable considering that I don’t use  …

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Jun 19 2013

Do you wish Greenshot updated automatically? I did too. Now it does.

Back in July 2011, I found a great application for doing screenshots; it’s called Greenshot. It’s a free application from SourceForge. It’s a screenshot application that continues to be developed and actively evolve adding new features each time, My Windows PC recently crashed, with a hard drive failure, and I found myself in a precarious …

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Apr 17 2013

How to automatically download and apply updates for VLC Media Player for Windows

I’m a big fan of VLC media player. It’s a great application that plays just about every video format and audio format that you can think of; it even has some other functions beyond that. The media player has been around for quite some time and works outstandingly, it even tells you when there’s updates …

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Dec 27 2012

Android: Facebook Messenger

On my Android phone, I  the AppBrain application market  to try to keep track of what’s popular week by week.  I continue to be amused by the recurrence of the  Instant Messenger application from Facebook,  Facebook messenger. In the description for the application, it says that you can text your friends for free, access Facebook …

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Mar 07 2012

The new Facebook Messenger – but do you need it?

I was kind of surprised to see this new application/feature of Facebook being offered to everyone. I mean, did you happen to notice the pop-up window in the bottom right-hand corner? I thought it was interesting that Facebook would offer something like this considering that Facebook has an open protocol, jabber, that will let pretty …

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Jan 26 2012

Digsby: How to manually setup Facebook chat to use Jabber

Digsby is effortlessly one of my favorite Instant Messenger applications, but a few weeks ago I just couldn’t handle the amount of Facebook stuff it was throwing in my face. There were pop-up’s and distractions from the application I just found too distracting. And while I could’ve gone in to the settings and turn off …

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Sep 14 2011

CraigsList is good; Craiggers is better

Over the past couple of months, I’ve been in the process of relocating and I have really found the value in using CraigsList, but the overall interface with craigslist is not that great. If you just browsing for something specific, one of the things that you’re going to be looking for is posts with images. …

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Mar 17 2011

AT&T Drops Bandwidth Caps – What Does It Mean For Their Customers?

So, AT&T has decided to cap their bandwidth to 150Gb and 250Gb. Overages coming in at $10 for each additional 50Gb customers use and according to AT&T customer would be warned numerous times prior to that charge going in to affect. This isn’t a new thing, Comcast already has theirs in place. But it took …

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Mar 04 2011

Android: Handcent SMS Texting Replacement

If your still texting using the basic, standard, texting application that comes with Android you’re really missing out.  Handcent is listed as one of the most, top 10 applications, for Android and simply by downloading and using it once, you’ll see why. Handcent extends the functionality Exceeded sending texts. It makes the process of sending …

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