Tag: shop

Nov 28 2014

Black Friday 2014 Shoppers Are Tech Savvy

Black Friday 2014 may possibly go down in history as one of the most informed Black Friday’s that have come our way. Modern-day shoppers are armed to the teeth with smart phones, Internet connections, tethered laptops and tablets, and comparison-shopping applications that find them the absolute best deals. The days of rushing to a convenience …

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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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May 18 2012

Review: ShareMouse

At certain points in situations in dealing with IT issues or being in an IT department you quickly understand how important it is to be able to get information from point A to point B in the most conveniently possible. Most IT departments are very well-versed in the usefulness of what a KVM is; it’s …

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Nov 26 2011

Wal-mart provides more than enough [video] evidence to change the rules of Black Friday

I realize that there’s other companies that had similar experiences, but I believe Wal-mart seems to have the most videos right now of customers gone freaking nuts. This is a few videos from the 2011 Black Friday from various Wal-marts around the country. Really people?! Have they just gone wild?! Is going out to shop …

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Jan 11 2009

Windows 7 (b7000): Speech Recognition Testing

I’m not used reporting this, but I’m pleasantly surprised with the changes that Microsoft has made to the speech recognition portion of the operating system. This information is based upon the windows 7 beta version 64 bit. Like Vista, there’s not really an installation For speech recognition in Windows 7; It’s more like select the …

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Dec 23 2008

Corporate Tech Support Sucks

As a person that has more than half a brain [that’s working], this makes me dangerous and intimidating to most corporate ‘tech support’ nut heads out there. The corporate tech support nowadays is the equivalent to the introduction of a voice mail box or an automated response to ‘if your skin is blue press #2 …

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Nov 25 2008

Review: CLa (Craigslist® Aggregator)

I’ve been a fan of Craigslist for a while and I think it was the perfect answer to EBAY’s totalitarian ways of doing business. The boys at www.IWantSoftwareThat.com have answered the call to make it even easier. They have created a freeware program that really keeps an eye out for what your looking for and …

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Oct 29 2008

The Microsoft Windows 7 Money Machine

I’ve been reading all these articles and digesting all this information from the Internet and from TV and it’s really got my biscuit’a burn’n. Here’s the thing- with every version of Windows it’s always the same hype and the same result- big talk and no walk; it was all falls and embarrassment. Anyone who’s spent …

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Oct 24 2008

USB External Video Cards and Monitors

USB External Video Cards and Monitors I was recently looking at the prospect of buying a another video card for another computer. It wasn’t going to be doing anything particularly exciting, but I didn’t want to waste money on a matching video card for the system. I’ve been watching and reading articles on USB External …

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Oct 23 2008

The Target of Internet Customer Service

Recently I’ve been in search of a new version of Dragon Naturally Speaking ‘ essentials’, version 10. The essentials version of Dragon Naturally Speaking is substantially lower in price [$40] than the Dragon Naturally Speaking other packages.  The essentials package doesn’t have stock of other features that the other packages have, but it provides the …

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