Tag Archive: open source

Dec 27 2012

Android: Facebook Messenger

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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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Dec 05 2012

Making the most of low-cost android tablets

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  This holiday season is definitely the season for tablets. And one thing that I’ve been noticing is that there’s a ton of low-cost android tablets. It’s not so much that the android tablets that they’re selling are not high performance, it’s the fact that they do serve a basic function. The low-cost android tablets …

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Aug 30 2012

To Block or not to Block: The Case Against and For Adblock

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There are relatively few single-sided issue in this world. No matter how convinced you are of how right your particular conviction is, it won’t take long to found someone believes equally and oppositely. But there’s one area that we all seem to agree on: Everybody hates adverts. And in the vast hate pyramid of adverts …

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Aug 07 2012

Browser wars: Firefox stalled, while Chrome continues market dominance

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The battle for the dominate Internet browser is just an ongoing effort. Over the past couple of months, if your watching the market share of which browser is doing the best in adoption, the mover is Google Chrome. It’s making greater and greater strides to capture your Internet browsing heart. In September of 2010, Microsoft …

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Jul 12 2012

Digsby is going to be open sourced…

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Digsby has been a favorite IM app of mine for a long time, since tagged acquired Digsby, the updates for Digsby have been coming out pretty slow. The blog updates for Digsby have been curiously sparse, and in my last update for Digsby it seems that the Digsby development team was just about to abandon …

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Feb 26 2011

LEHSYS Download Watch – 02/26/2011

These are some items that I notice, like to keep an eye on and also to notate any new programs/software that could be useful. I offer this as some links you should be curious about and if they can help you. Soluto is an application that I find is fascinating; I look forward to seeing …

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Jan 14 2011

Can Google’s influence kill h.264?

In a surprising move that would be more reminiscent of something that Microsoft or Apple would do, Google has decided to remove the support for the h.264 video format. h.264 has been the Internet standard for video for the past couple of years; a large majority of newer digital cameras record directly to this format. …

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Sep 18 2010

How to: Create A Bookmark HTML In A Blog Post

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So the question comes up in the Windows Live Writer forum, can you establish bookmarks [HTML] in a blog to link to specific parts of a blog with Windows Live Writer? The answer is NO- not natively, but you can do it other ways. But if you know a little HTML code, you can do …

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Sep 10 2010

No Voice Recognition For Ubuntu = Extinction

Ubuntu is a fantastic operating system and the strides that it’s made in the past couple of years to try to become a competitive desktop operating system, against Microsoft windows has been extremely competitive. But now with current technology and smart phones being what they are, I have to wonder about the future of Ubuntu. …

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Jun 22 2010

Windows Live Writer Wave 4: Go Open Source – Please

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Microsoft has been less than giving in the world of blogging. And I was less than optimistic earlier this year when the screenshots of Windows Live Writer – wave 4 were ‘leaked’. http://www.lehsys.com/2010/02/windows-live-writer-2010-just-minor-updates/ And today, I saw this post from Digital Inspiration and it confirmed my fears. Microsoft hasn’t done anything to Windows Live Writer …

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