Tag Archive: program

Mar 09 2016

FCC looking to give low-income families broadband Internet service for under $10

I saw in a blog post today by the FCC Chairman Tom wheeler that the FCC is planning on extending the Lifeline program to give low-income families access to broadband internet service. While some people don’t have access to broadband internet service at all, most don’t have broadband internet service because the price is too high. …

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Oct 10 2014

AutoHotKey: Tracking Emails Simple

  When you’re working on various projects, tracking emails in Microsoft Outlook or Thunderbird, various subjects can be daunting. I think everyone’s aware that email has some obvious limitations on tracking, but what’s interesting is that there’s not been any advancements with being able to follow email threads were conversations with email in a long …

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Mar 28 2014

Why does Comcast not advertise Internet Essentials Service?

Comcast has been in the news a lot lately. The Verge recently posted an article about Comcast offering low income families affordable Internet service for basically 10 bucks a month; it’s called Internet Essentials. This plan has been in place since 2011, but is not something that Comcast runs around telling everyone. This particular arrangement wasn’t …

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Jun 12 2013

How much do you trust the cloud now?

Over the past couple of years, there’s been huge push to using the cloud to collaborate on projects and to store personal data and do all kinds of activities, but with the recent revelations that a been in the news about the NSA surveilling people online. The major companies that have been reported as participating …

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Apr 17 2013

How to automatically download and apply updates for VLC Media Player for Windows

I’m a big fan of VLC media player. It’s a great application that plays just about every video format and audio format that you can think of; it even has some other functions beyond that. The media player has been around for quite some time and works outstandingly, it even tells you when there’s updates …

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Apr 06 2013

Plex Media Server: Applying the Updates/New versions Automatically

Plex is a wonderful application that allows you to easily organize your media library to where it’s the most beneficial. It doesn’t matter if you’re wanting to listen to MP3’s, watch movies or share pictures. Plex has the ability to organize this information and give it one of the best presentations you can have. In …

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Feb 04 2013

How To Sync Documents From Paperport To Google Drive

The other day I ran into a situation while I was using Nuance PaperPort  and I needed to send the document very quickly over to Google drive.  I’m currently using version 14 professional,  and at the bottom of PaperPort there is typically a toolbar at the bottom allows you to drag-and-drop documents directly to specific …

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Nov 30 2012

BlackBerry 10 Features Gives RIM a Competitive Edge

Research in Motion, maker of the BlackBerry smartphones, may have had some tough times as of late. However, with their recent revamping of their business-centric smartphone design and operating system, they’re setting themselves up for a fresh start. With features ranging from increased compatibility to one of the most secure operating systems ever conceived, the …

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Sep 20 2012

Using HandBrake to batch convert videos to Roku

It’s been about three months since I picked up my Roku.  From that point, it’s been a roller coaster ride finding all kinds of new stuff to do with it. one of the most exciting things I found that I could do with the Roku [w/Plex] was to be able to play the DVD ISOs …

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Jul 12 2012

AutoHotKey: Tracking Packages Quick

Do you run in to situations on a regular basis where you have to track packages, update customers and make sure equipment arrives on time? And does your company have an antiquated system to handle those types of situations? If you said yes to those, you might like this… AutoHotKey continues to be one of …

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