Tag: Running

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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Jun 04 2013

Techie Review: Nuance Dragon Notes

Nuance has released a new software package called Dragon Notes. The point of Dragon Notes is to be able to capture random thoughts and ideas/snippets  of information and allow the user to organize the information for later. Dragon Notes has the ability to transcribe what the user says and convert that to text. The converted …

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Feb 25 2013

Smartphones: Giving Ubuntu A Solid Chance In The Market

Over the past couple weeks, I noticed that there’s been several articles and information about the introduction of a Firefox phone and a Ubuntu phone. I think it’s pretty bold that other companies would want to enter into a market that was already dominated by android platform, as well as Apple. It’s pretty hard imagining …

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Jan 08 2013

Will your next camera have an Android operating system?

The consumer electronics show for 2013 is this week and there’s a lot of good technology coming out of it, and everyone’s discussing all the new gadgets and features, but one of the things that struck me funny was the introduction of Polaroid’s new Android-based camera. Some people are asking why would you want to …

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Aug 10 2012

My Dragon NaturallySpeaking tweaking tips

I’ve been an user of Dragon NaturallySpeaking for an over extended period of time; it’s a massive boost to productivity and key to getting things like emails, documentation or just getting your thoughts out on something really quick. I was recently in an online chat with the Dragon NaturallySpeaking [Nuance] team the other day in …

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Sep 27 2011

Suggestions: Free Options For Converting Video Fast And Easy

Working with video is great when you have a video editor that handles your video, but in some cases you might find yourself in a situation, like with Windows Live Movie Maker, where the application doesn’t know or handle your video format— then things become complicated. The task falls to you to find a way …

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Dec 08 2010

Windows Live Movie Maker 2011 Has Limits

Windows Live dev team has placed a lot of effort in to the release of the Windows Live suite of applications and there’s been a few milestones crushed and some, not so much. I did a review of Windows Live Movie Maker a little while back and my initial review was based on what Windows …

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May 02 2010

Ubuntu 10.04 Display Issues On VirtualBox

The latest release of Ubuntu is out, and it’s fantastic! This is no joke; it’s an impressive release to be sure. Ubuntu developers have been climbing and improving with each release, and the latest release is the most impressed I’ve been so far. It’s got the fastest boot time I’ve ever seen, even from a …

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Apr 26 2010

Lunascape: All Major Browser Engines In One

There’s a new browser that’s caught my attention, it’s called Lunascape. what’s causing my attention to gravitate towards it is its ability to utilize all three major browser engines for Firefox, Internet explorer and chrome. As a developer for Web applications, testing between platforms typically means you have to have all of the major web …

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Apr 21 2010

Tinkering: Firefox 3.6.3 Plug-in 1

I downloaded this today and was playing with it. This version is supposed to have the process isolation; running the processes in separate functions. And for the most part, I think it’s a bit snappier. I did tests on loading various websites; I was using Firefox, Opera and Chrome […] I don’t even bother with …

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