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Nov 28 2016

Holiday Shopping + Free Shipping = Done.

With Christmas 2016 just a few weeks away and most people wanting to avoid the annual day of shopping terrorism called Black Friday, a lot of customers are turning to cyber Monday for their Christmas shopping. It makes perfect sense. You don’t have to leave your house, your safe, you might save some money, you …

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Oct 17 2016

5 Ways to Conserve Smartphone Battery Power During the Work Day

You forgot to plug your phone in last night, and you’re starting the work day with only 20 percent battery life. It’s a situation that’s happened to everyone, and it’s no fun at all. But with some battery-saving tricks up your sleeve, you can make minimal battery life last you through the workday. Plus, when …

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Sep 25 2015

Windows 10: Microsoft Print To PDF

Since the release of Windows 10 from Microsoft, everyone has been talking about all the benefits that the new operating system can offer. One of these small things that Windows 10 offers for me, and others might find beneficial, is that Windows tend now has the ability to print natively to a PDF. For years, …

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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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Feb 13 2015

Review: DVDFab DVD Copy for Mac

A couple of weeks ago, I did a review on DVDFab DVD copy for the PC. It dawns on me that people with Apple computers needed ability to copy DVDs too. I can remember the days where family and friends bought VHS tapes. They built up this huge library of movies they loved, but when DVD …

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Feb 04 2015

Streaming Video: Being A ‘Cord-cutter’ Isn’t For Everyone

    Being a ‘cord-cutter’ is an attractive decision if you’re looking to save some money, but the truth is that it’s even more attractive if you’re a tech person. With everyone pushing for streaming services like Netflix and Hulu, with all their programing/shows/movies, one would ask, “Why do I need to pay for cable …

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Jan 12 2015

Techie Review: DVDFab 9 – DVD Ripper

Just about everyone has old DVDs and anyone who has a library of old DVDs would love to build/convert those into a digital format so that they can be made portable. In addition to making an old DVD library/collection into a digital format, those old DVD movies can be integrated into a media server system where …

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Sep 02 2014

The Good and Bad Uses of Aerial Drones

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

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]

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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