Tag Archive: plus

Jan 23 2014

Microsoft Recognizes Windows 8 As A Failure And Races To Release Windows 9

Windows_8_Microsoft_sales_chart.jpg

You have to know that Microsoft is feeling pretty stupid with the release of Windows 8, and the debacle/outcry of criticism over the removal of the start button, plus the crazy new interface that has nothing to do with being productive. Customers disappointment and anger with Windows 8 was so clear that Microsoft released an …

Continue reading »

Sep 09 2013

ShareThis: When good services go bad

Facebook_sharethis.jpg

When you’ve been on the Internet for a long time, you find yourself using the same applications over and over you get to a point where you feel comfortable with a particular application, but in time, everything changes. And it’s unfortunate when those traditional/dependable applications make changes to their processes or the policies on how …

Continue reading »

Jul 24 2013

How to get the most out of using Text expanders

text_expansion_keyboard.jpg

If you’re in a position where you have to type out information on a regular basis, and you find yourself repeating the same phrases and paragraphs of information over and over again; you’re the perfect candidate for using text expanders. Anyone who works in a position where they use a computer, and they have repetitive …

Continue reading »

Mar 08 2013

The ROKU 3 Is Here! Let The Streaming Begin!

bgeogfq5_thumb.jpg

Roku has released the latest version of its streaming media box [3/06/2013], the Roku 3 for just under $100. As a Roku customer, I’ve been looking forward to this. I was surprised that the company was able to keep the release date hush-hush right up to the very edge of the release date. It’s a …

Continue reading »

Feb 13 2013

Best Third Party Keyboard App For Android

chstxl4m.jpg

For a long time, the default Android keyboard has left a lot to be desired. Whilst the default keyboard has just been updated for Jelly Bean 4.1 with word completion features using local language dictionaries and other tweaks, it is still not the preferred keyboard. That said, it is vastly better than the previous free …

Continue reading »

Aug 06 2012

Hey Roku, Where’s the Mount for it?

atbyylxi.jpg

I’m having a lot of fun with my recent purchase of a Roku. I have all my ISO movies at my finger tips [with the use of Plex] and the Roku box allows me to stream Netflix and Hulu to my TV with no problems. The Roku is small, about the size of your palm. …

Continue reading »

Apr 24 2012

5Gb of free online storage from Google Drive

Google has finally released a formal version of gDrive, it’s called Google Drive and for the longest time I’ve been trying to remind people about making a backup of some of their most important documents to at least a jumpdrive. With Google Drive you can accomplish this with 5Gb of free space online. 5Gb may …

Continue reading »

Dec 12 2011

Windows Live Movie Maker 2011: [free app] Remove Recent Projects

Windows Live Movie Maker is a free offering from Microsoft that offers novice and average users the ability to edit video and from there, be able to share/publish it to Facebook, YouTube, eMail, DVD and even custom resolutions. It’s a basic editor with very simplified interface, and it’s part of the Windows Live Essentials Suite …

Continue reading »

Oct 13 2011

Voice recognition; and the computers that can talk back

One of the biggest, most aggressive, pushes for voice recognition is going on RIGHT NOW. The big boys like Nuance, Google and Microsoft are on the verge of making this world something out of Star Trek. I believe everyone has dreams of being able to ask a computer a question and then have it give …

Continue reading »

Oct 13 2011

How close is Google+ Hangouts to killing Skype?

Now that Microsoft has Skype, I guess the question is how close is Google+ to killing off Skype as the main form or service used to communicate with other people. I think you have to look at services that Skype offers. Skype has functions for making phone calls, doing video chats, sharing desktops and doing …

Continue reading »

Older posts «