Tag Archive: phones

Oct 06 2014

Screencasting competitors: Roku, Matchstick and Chromecast

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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

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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?

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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

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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

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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

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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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Jun 05 2013

Windows 8.1: Microsoft’s first step to recovery

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It’s no secret that Windows 8 has had really mixed feelings. Some people love Windows 8 because they’re into media consumption, watching videos and listening to music, and that’s fine. But on the flipside, there’s other people who have to use Windows to be productive, to do work and to get things done. Everything that …

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May 24 2013

Don’t let Google make you stupid

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More and more I find myself in situations where I’m completely dependent upon my smart phone. I hate to say that having a smartphone is making me stupid, but the simple fact is, if I have my smart phone, I know that I don’t have to remember pieces of information and therefore I consider the …

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May 01 2013

Voice recognition: Why I moved from Swype to SwiftKey

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Using voice-recognition is important because it increases someone’s productivity simply by using the technology. When people talk about taking notes and writing an information for later, I immediately think about using voice-recognition. In my opinion, I think it voice-recognition is much faster than trying to write information out and in 99% of the cases, more …

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Apr 04 2013

Facebook Home wants to take over your Android Smartphone

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So the scoop for today was that Facebook is announcing a new smart phone application for android called Facebook Home. The android application is not available for download yet, but should be available in roughly one week. There’s been a lot of speculation about Facebook wanting to come out with their own smart phone, but …

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