Tag: phones

Oct 07 2015

Three Of My Favorite Screenshot Apps For The PC [free]

In having done tons of documentation over the years, I’ve used a wide variety of applications to do screenshots. Screenshots are absolutely a necessity when doing documentation. Generally, people work better when they can see true examples of what they’re supposed to be seeing as opposed to just reading instructions. There’s lots of applications that …

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Feb 11 2015

Review: IRulu Universe 1s (U1s) Smartphone

A week ago, I was given the opportunity to review one of the latest smartphones from iRulu, the U1s. In the past, iRulu has focused on low-cost android tablets, but within the past year, iRulu has been focusing more towards smartphones. I’ve done other reviews for iRulu in the past on the tablets and I’ve …

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Jan 28 2015

IRulu’s Phones Have Performance And They’re Affordable

Over the past couple of months, iRulu has been distributing some new android-based smartphones. One of the first iRulu smartphones that was offered was a dual core android-based smartphone, iRulu 1U. My initial opinion of that phone was that it was an entry-level phone. According to iRulu, it was one of the first phones that …

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Jan 22 2015

Windows 10: Microsoft Desperate or Cool

Yesterday, I watched the presentation by Microsoft on their expectations for Windows 10. I thought that everything that Microsoft was talking about was mostly inspiring, but I couldn’t help but hear a underlying message. Microsoft recognizes that they have almost two billion machines/customers using the Windows operating system. They can use that advantage as leverage …

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Oct 06 2014

Screencasting competitors: Roku, Matchstick and Chromecast

Roku, Matchstick and Chromecast have made this past week very interesting for screencasting. Roku announced that Roku 3 and the Roku stick users will be able to mirror broadcasts from your Windows and android phones [oddly leaving out Apple] to your living room TV, but bigger than that was the surprise kick starter of Matchstick. With …

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Sep 12 2014

Review: IRulu U1 Smartphone

Over the past couple of weeks, I’ve been playing with iRulu’s U1 smartphone. Based on information that I have, this is iRulu’s entrance into the smartphone field. The U1 smartphone is a dual 1 ghz core processor android device. The reports I received from iRulu indicate that they have plans to release more smart phones …

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Jun 11 2014

Facebook: Asking how well do you know someone?

Facebook continues to be the most popular social networking website. And as everyone knows, Facebook is always looking out for ways to collect more personal information about you every minute of every day. For the past couple of years, Facebook has been periodically putting a provocative question the bottom right-hand corner. The provocative question is …

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Jan 20 2014

Backup Your Data: Don’t Lose Your Important Documents And Photos

As Paramount pictures has decided to go all-digital on making movies, this makes the perfect time to remind people/users that you need to be backing up your data. Irregardless if you’re using your smart phones, tablet or PC [still]; you need to backup your data on a regular basis. A large portion of people use …

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Jul 18 2013

Smart watches are stupid

I keep seeing more and more stories pop up about smart watches, but I really can’t see a device like that being even remotely attractive. It’s interesting to me that companies like Sony are even going after anything having to do with a watch. I haven’t worn a watch in so many years; I can’t …

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Jul 04 2013

Microsoft/Skype don’t want you to go off-line

If you have Skype loaded on your smartphone, you may have noticed an update to the user interface. It’s a little bit more sleeker and has a slightly different look, but one of the things you may have also noticed is that you can’t find the option to log out of Skype. Personally, I’ve noticed …

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