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Sep 02 2014

The Good and Bad Uses of Aerial Drones

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By now, you’ve probably seen a lot of articles about aerial drones. Everyone seems to have the science-fiction view of what drones are and what they can do. Unfortunately, with technology, where some people see innovation and providing a service, others see drones as an opportunity to be exploited for more nefarious uses. We’ve already …

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May 26 2014

Review: PhraseExpander Pro 4.1.1

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I’ve been testing out a new text expansion software called PhraseExpander. I have been a long-time user of text expansion applications in I feel like that they save users a ton of time. The benefits of using text expansion applications is that if you have any repetitive phrases or information that you have to provide …

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Jul 19 2013

How To Remove Ads From Skype [part 2]

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I had a post back in February about removing ads from Skype and it worked pretty well, but my machine died recently and I had to go back to a vanilla install of Skype on my PC; this got me searching for other options. What really sparked this search was that I had recently reloaded …

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Apr 01 2013

How to convince your employer to let you work remotely

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Barring the recent idiocy decision from Yahoo; there’s a growing trend for employers to allow for remote users. Some people refer to this as working from home, telecommuting or teleworking; basically the person doing the job is doing everything without having to physically go to the office. Some employees want to work from home to …

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Mar 27 2013

Keeping Your Files Organized To Increase Productivity

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Business filing has come a long way since the boxes of paper invoices and stacks of project notes of the past. These days, many businesses have moved to a purely digital format, a fact that’s especially true for companies who work in the digital arena, like web designers and developers. Although digital filing has the …

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Feb 13 2013

Best Third Party Keyboard App For Android

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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 …

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Aug 03 2012

Movie Review: Total Recall [2012] – Good enough to see twice

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There’s been a lot of criticism about the latest release of Total Recall. I would have to guess that it’s really hard to redefine a cult classic like that. With the original Total Recall having came out in 1990, for some people, it just doesn’t seem that far away since Arnold Schwarzenegger defined the role …

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Jul 31 2012

Will the rebirth of Digg.com be good enough to save it?

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For a lot of people, Digg used to be the standard in finding the latest and greatest news on the Internet, but after years of a lack of attention and abuse of the power users of Digg, the site has fallen on bad times. Really bad times… More and more users are leaving Digg because …

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May 22 2012

Review: Battleship [2012] — Just sad.

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This past weekend, I went to the movie theater to watch Battleship. It wasn’t a movie that I really wanted to go see, it was something that my wife thought would be interesting to watch, and pretty much anything with big guns, explosions and aliens is going to draw the interest of my son. Based …

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Feb 15 2012

No doubt: Video Chat standards are finally being discussed

Back in June of last year, I was discussing the point that video chat protocols were a mess and that there needs to be a standard. Anyone with video chat should be able to go from [say] Skype to a Google+ hangout, or use WebEx. And to reiterate: ‘…The way I see it, there’s nothing …

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