Tag Archive: Smart Phone

Feb 10 2014

Save Your Battery- Stop Using The Facebook App On Your Phone

Over the past week,  I did a little experiment  with my android phone and its battery life.  I have been running into some issues with my android phone and the amount of battery life that I was getting.  My phone wasn’t lasting whole day without charge,  and this wasn’t acceptable considering that I don’t use  …

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Jul 18 2013

Smart watches are stupid

I keep seeing more and more stories pop up about smart watches, but I really can’t see a device like that being even remotely attractive. It’s interesting to me that companies like Sony are even going after anything having to do with a watch. I haven’t worn a watch in so many years; I can’t …

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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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May 24 2013

Don’t let Google make you stupid

More and more I find myself in situations where I’m completely dependent upon my smart phone. I hate to say that having a smartphone is making me stupid, but the simple fact is, if I have my smart phone, I know that I don’t have to remember pieces of information and therefore I consider the …

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Apr 06 2013

Plex Media Server: Applying the Updates/New versions Automatically

Plex is a wonderful application that allows you to easily organize your media library to where it’s the most beneficial. It doesn’t matter if you’re wanting to listen to MP3’s, watch movies or share pictures. Plex has the ability to organize this information and give it one of the best presentations you can have. In …

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Apr 04 2013

Facebook Home wants to take over your Android Smartphone

So the scoop for today was that Facebook is announcing a new smart phone application for android called Facebook Home. The android application is not available for download yet, but should be available in roughly one week. There’s been a lot of speculation about Facebook wanting to come out with their own smart phone, but …

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Mar 18 2013

Nuance Announces the Release of Dragon NaturallySpeaking 12.5

Nuance announced the release of Dragon 12.5 today [shipping March 22nd]  with greater enhance support for Microsoft products, such as, Windows 8, Microsoft Office 2013, Internet Explorer 10 and Outlook.com. As with each release of Dragon NaturallySpeaking Nuance is indicating that it’s faster and more accurate; ever improving. Dragon 12.5 premium allow you to control …

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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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Dec 12 2012

Learn New Words With Google And Voice-Recognition

Do you ever find yourself in a situation where you’re reading an article and the article that you’re reading has this fancy word in it; a word you never seen before and don’t exactly know the definition? Some people might know better to go to a website that has an online dictionary and to look …

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Oct 17 2012

Windows 8 bad; Microsoft Surface good – uh?

Microsoft is on the verge of the releasing their new version of their operating system, version 8. And although I said that Microsoft has done themselves a huge disservice with the operating system itself by messing with the overall look and feel and functionality of the operating system towards something that people only consider a …

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