Tag: research

Jan 18 2016

Growing Up With Streaming Media

In a recent article, the president of research and media development for NBC Universal, Alan Wurtzel, said that he didn’t think that “there is enough stuff on Netflix that is broad enough and consistent enough to affect them in a meaningful way and consistent basis”. I would argue that he’s wrong. No related posts. This …

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Jan 11 2016

Media Servers: Are You Okay With Sharing Your Media?

When you think about having the ability to share all of your personal media to practically any device, one of the first applications you should be thinking about, or using, should be Plex media server. It does a great job of curating your media and being able to provide it to a wide range of …

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Sep 07 2015

Review: NAPS2 – Fast Scan to PDF

Document imaging is a smart way to address document research. I have always said that the most important part of document imaging is making it easy to get your documents into a research application. There’s other applications like Nuance PaperPort and Filecenter that are more robust solutions, but they are also applications with costs associated …

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Jan 05 2015

Is RedBox and Netflix keeping DVD alive?

As a person that uses technology proactively, I use smartphones, tablets, Roku and Android TV and other stuff, but I still like using DVDs too. A lot of articles have declared DVD’s dead. They even say Blu-Ray is going away, but I raise my hand to say wait just a second; I’m not convinced just …

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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 21 2013

Google Keep Goes Head-to-head With Evernote

Did you happen to check out the post yesterday by Google about Google Keep? You should really pay attention to this because Google is now making a step forward to compete directly with Evernote. Evernote has been the staple and standard when it comes to synchronizing your information across several different devices, keeping your thoughts,’s …

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Nov 08 2012

Giving streaming media for Christmas- the perfect gift?

One of the things that people could be looking at it as a Christmas present this year is streaming media. Solutions like Roku, Google TV, Apple TV and Boxee. It seems like streaming media is becoming more common place, especially for people who are looking to cut the cord from the traditional cable companies. Recently, …

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Sep 14 2012

Roku updates firmware for Roku 2, LT and HD; goes further to cut-off YouTube

Yesterday, Roku announced that they’re releasing a new update for the Roku 2, Roku LT and Roku HD. They reported that their goals were to get the player ready for some upcoming channels and small fixes, but what they actually accomplished was issuing updates and irritating their customers. One of the things that’s suspiciously missing …

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Jan 16 2012

AutoHotKey: MyLittleHelper – Making tech life easier

This is a fairly short post, but it’s really to the point. The power of AutoHotKey continues to impress and be incredibly useful. If you know how to use AutoHotKey, you know exactly what I’m discussing. I use AutoHotKey in just about everything I do… and just about everything I write. I’m a person that …

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Nov 10 2010

Oracle Triggers Mass-Defection of OpenOffice Developers to LibreOffice

I’ve been a longtime supporter of OpenOffice, I’ve been a longtime supporter of OpenOffice and I like to take the option to suggest that others use OpenOffice if their place in the position of needing a light weight and feature rich office suite, but recent developments are going to force me to change my recommendations, …

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