Tag: set up

Feb 29 2016

Netflix: Whoops, something went wrong… with your VPN use

There’s a fine line between legitimate use and misuse of a service. You can name everything starting with Napster, to Peer-to-Peer, Torrent’ing and VPN’s. Over the past couple of years, people have been using VPNs to circumvent the problems they’re having with their local ISPs not giving them full download speeds because they know that …

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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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Sep 02 2015

Review: UnoTelly

As users of the world move towards streaming content and using services like Netflix, Amazon and Hulu, they are running into problems where they can’t stream their content because of geographical restrictions. Some areas or countries of the world don’t allow for streaming media. This forces some users out into the fray to find solutions …

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Aug 11 2015

Review: U8 SmartWatch

Recently, I picked up a you U8 SmartWatch for doing a review. In the past, I’ve made comments and posted articles about how I think the concept of SmartWatches is just a horrible idea. The whole driving factor behind SmartWatches is for manufacturers to simply prove that small devices with limited abilities can be manufactured and people …

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Feb 20 2015

Facebook turned off e-mail updates for Pages = sad.

Managing a Facebook Page is so much more fun to work with if you have easy access to it and can post stuff effortlessly. For the past couple of years, I have been using my email client to update my Facebook Page [LEHSYS]. I was able to do screen captures, post images, post updates or …

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Jan 30 2015

Review: UCtech USB3.0 SATA Hard Drive Docking Station

A couple of week ago, I was approached by a friend of mine that wanted to know if I wanted some old SATA drives. The drives that he was offering to donate were older SATA drives and they didn’t have a lot of storage space, but he did have quite a few of them. It got …

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Apr 24 2013

Is Microsoft Surface is going to make you work more?

Hey corporate workers! It seems like every blog out there has an opinion [even mine] about the success and failure of Microsoft Surface, but I don’t think anyone is really covering the fact that Microsoft Surface is going to allow employers to get some free work time. I think a lot of employers have been …

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Mar 11 2013

Hands on with Roku 3

I was pleasantly surprised today when my Roku 3 showed up in the mail. I guess one of the small pleasures that I got immediately from ordering my Roku directly from the manufacturer was the fact that they didn’t mess with me on shipping. I actually ordered to Roku‘s and received both of them in …

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Nov 21 2012

Black Friday: Being Safe, Saving Your Sanity And Shopping Online

Last year was the year for obtuse stuff. With people sitting in lines for Black Friday specials, with Walmart patrons being trampled with a complete disregard for human life, it makes you wonder why people would even bother to put themselves in a position like that. I can understand that sometimes you can get extraordinary …

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Aug 29 2012

Mozilla Thunderbird 15 released with Instant chat for Facebook, Google and Twitter

Mozilla Thunderbird continues to be one of my favorite applications as an email client. And although Mozilla has said that they’re not going to put as much effort into the development of Thunderbird, they have said that they are going to continue to provide Thunderbird with regular updates; they just want the community to become …

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