Tag: online

Nov 28 2016

Holiday Shopping + Free Shipping = Done.

With Christmas 2016 just a few weeks away and most people wanting to avoid the annual day of shopping terrorism called Black Friday, a lot of customers are turning to cyber Monday for their Christmas shopping. It makes perfect sense. You don’t have to leave your house, your safe, you might save some money, you …

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Aug 26 2016

AMC is on Roku now, but still requires a cable subscription

If you’re a big fan of the AMC channel, you’ll be happy to know that they now offer a channel on the Roku. The catch is if your a Cord Cutter, this doesn’t help you; you have to be such a subscriber to cable, satellite or your local telco provider to get full access to …

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Jul 12 2016

VPN’s Are Good, And Not All VPN Users Are Pirates

This morning, an article popped up indicating that PIA [Private Internet Access] was discontinuing service in Russia because of new laws that they passed. The new law indicated that VPN servers operating in Russia must maintain an activity log on all users for the duration of a year. I think the most part, they’re probably …

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Jun 28 2016

Understanding the Basics of Probability Theory and How it Applies to Advanced Technology

People’s fascination with today’s technology usually stems from the high-end smartphones and the wide-ranging power they provide. In a way, modern advancements spurred the birth of a highly competitive market, featuring gadgets that encompass a gamut of areas in human inquiry. You have programs, or apps, on Tom’s Guide that predict the weather. Also, there …

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Mar 09 2016

FCC looking to give low-income families broadband Internet service for under $10

I saw in a blog post today by the FCC Chairman Tom wheeler that the FCC is planning on extending the Lifeline program to give low-income families access to broadband internet service. While some people don’t have access to broadband internet service at all, most don’t have broadband internet service because the price is too high. …

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Dec 02 2015

Speech Recognition: Dragon Anywhere vs. Google Docs

I recently had the opportunity to do a review on Dragon Anywhere from Nuance. At the same time I was doing the review for Dragon Anywhere, I recalled seeing an announcement/article where you can now do continuous speech recognition into Google Docs. This sparked the concept that Dragon Anywhere and Google Docs could be poised …

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Nov 30 2015

WordPress.com Releases A New Offline Blogging App

There’s a new option in the world of off-line blogging. As one of the many people who use WordPress as a blogging platform, I’m very excited to hear that WordPress.com is going through a major update. Eventually, the stuff that they’re releasing will make it down to other self-hosted WordPress sites. WordPress has made great improvements …

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Jan 01 2015

LEHSYS 2015 Tech Predictions

So yeah— 2015 is here, and this is the first post for LEHSYS for this year. I just thought it would be fun to make a couple of predictions for this year and see how they roll out, to see how close I am at the end of 2015. There’s been a lot of content …

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Nov 28 2014

Black Friday 2014 Shoppers Are Tech Savvy

Black Friday 2014 may possibly go down in history as one of the most informed Black Friday’s that have come our way. Modern-day shoppers are armed to the teeth with smart phones, Internet connections, tethered laptops and tablets, and comparison-shopping applications that find them the absolute best deals. The days of rushing to a convenience …

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Nov 07 2014

Streaming TV Apps from ABC, CBS and NBC – FAIL

  Over the past couple of days, I’ve been testing the EW902 from Eweat; it’s an Android TV device. Testing the Android TV device has got me into testing a lot of streaming services. Streaming services that are not normally available through Roku. Admittedly, I had not used the big three American broadcasters streaming services …

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