Tag Archive: OS

Dec 04 2013

Techie Review: Able2Extract Professional 8

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Have you ever been placed in a position where someone presents you with a PDF that has information in it that you would like to be able to extrapolate or extract into a form that was more edit friendly? There are lots of PDF viewing applications, but there’s not a lot of applications that allow …

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Nov 11 2013

Review: Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 7

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Image courtesy of Oncents Nicholas Recently, Amazon has released the latest addition to their Fire tablet roster – the Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 7. The 7-inch device joins Google’s Nexus 7 in the pocket-friendly sector, in a bid to prove that budget price doesn’t equate to lite features. At about $229, the third generation Kindle …

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Jul 03 2013

Windows 7 Recovery Sucks

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A few weeks ago, I was reminded of how fragile Windows operating system really is. My machine crashed, and I wasn’t able to log into the operating system. Because of one operating system file, my computer became a huge hunk of nothing more than a paperweight. Windows operating system is the most dominant operating system …

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Mar 06 2013

Voice Recognition Software Can Make You More Productive

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Voice recognition is here to stay and it’s only going to get better. The days of entering data in to a computer with a keyboard are quickly coming to an end. The infiltration of voice recognition in to just about everything is upon us.

Aug 04 2012

PC’s and laptops aren’t dead- no matter how much its being reported

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I hear people say all the time about how they need to buy a tablet or they need to get a touch screen. When I hear this I just smile. Technically, we’re just on the cusp of touch screens and tablets. And while tablets and Smartphones are undeniably powerful, they don’t have the power of …

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Nov 08 2011

Wonderful USB Sharing Adapters

I recently ran in to an age old problem of needing to connect two PC’s to the same printer. For various reasons, I couldn’t share the printer, or run it though a server; the two machines can’t speak to each other for security reasons. Basically, one PC is on a home network and another is …

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Oct 06 2011

Adobe releases a 64 bit version of Flash- as Flash is going out…

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I was checking out the blog for Adobe and… oh, wha-la! I saw this… http://blogs.adobe.com/flashplayer/2011/10/adobe-flash-player-11-air-11-available-later-today.html I was looking at this and thinking; oh, good. Just as Adobe Flash is about to go the way of the dodo bird. With everything moving in the direction of HTML5, it makes perfect sense for Adobe to keep pushing …

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Aug 18 2011

Hewlett Packard: Poor Sales Kill WebOS Early…

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If you were a boxer, and you trained to be a professional boxer, with dreams and aspirations of becoming the greatest boxer in the world and then to debut in your first fight, throw a few punches, bob and weave a little bit and then to give up with 2 min. left in the fight… …

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Aug 11 2011

The Battle for voice recognition with Smartphones

The struggle to get voice recognition in to the lives of everyone who uses a Smartphone is still on. And this can be shown in the latest listing of iOS features from Apple. The feature listing from iOS 5 includes a tight integration with voice recognition and the use of the same technology Nuance provides …

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