Tag: Software

Apr 12 2011

Windows 8 App Store– Very ‘Original’ And Needed Idea

The title of this post has a level of sarcasm in it, but back in 2009, Windows 7 was about to be released and having played with the beta version of the operating system for a few months, I was very sad to see that Microsoft had done nothing with their applications handling. A few …

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Mar 13 2011

Android v3.0.1: Motorola Xoom Getting a Screenshot

The latest update to the Motorola Xoom doesn’t seem to be fixing the age old problem of getting a simple screenshot from the Android operating system. The latest version of the operating system is v3.0.1. This was something noted in a recent post about how Google/Android quasi-endorses breaking the Android operating system to install a …

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Dec 01 2009

Freeware Download Watch

These are some items that I notice, like to keep an eye on and also to notate any new programs/software that could be useful. I offer this as some links you should be curious about and if they can help you. Check out these links… No related posts. This one is unique.

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Nov 30 2009

Download: Rapido Farmer

If you’re a FARM TOWN fanatic, then your going to love this! If you wished Farm Town was a little easier, it can be and is now. With Rapido Farmer no more clicking and no more playing because your carpal tunnel is acting up. With Rapido Farmer you use the keys on your keyboard to …

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Apr 09 2009

Dragon NaturallySpeaking ‘Essentials’ Customers: No Updates for you!

I’m very disappointed in Nuance. I saw on the Dragon NaturallySpeaking Facebook {April 8th 2009} that Nuance has decided not to support or honor their earlier statements to support the ‘Essentials’ customers. For months, Dragon NaturallySpeaking customers have been promised updates. Nuance is showing that they are not people of their word. They have practiced …

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Apr 08 2009

Spybot Search & Destroy competitors advising users to Uninstall it

SS&D is one of my favorite applications. Software providers in this field are being just outright stupid. There’s nothing wrong with being competitive, but asking a customer to uninstall a program so it can run another is stupid. McAfee, TrendMicro and Kaspersky have no right to tell a user to uninstall another software package. They …

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Apr 08 2009

Microsoft moves from Windows 7 beta to RC

Microsoft is offering several options for those who want to move from the beta version of Windows 7 to the release candidate when it comes out sometime in the following weeks. Unfortunately, none of them are as easy as a direct upgrade path from the beta build to the RC but rather require a fair …

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Apr 01 2009

Microsoft announces single-version Windows 7

Microsoft today announced that the forthcoming version of its operating system, Microsoft Windows 7, would come in just one single version, despite rumors that there would be five versions of the software. The operating system will simply be called "Windows 7." The company found that offering multiple versions of Windows Vista confused customers, and generated …

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Apr 01 2009

Green Technology: Smart Grid Maturity Model Governance

IBM and the Global Intelligent Utility Network Coalition entrust the governance of the Smart Grid Maturity Model to Carnegie Mellon‘s Software Engineering Institute, whose strengths lie in developing models such as the Capability Maturity Model. … … “The electric grid is the largest and most complex machine in the world and in places it is …

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Apr 01 2009

64-bit Web Browsing: Slow Market Penetration

64-bit PC’s and laptops are hitting the market consistently now. 64-bit systems are flooding the market, just one of the lacking points is the development of a 64-bit browsers and their components. It’s pretty obvious that the software developers don’t place a lot of emphasis on this fact. The natural evolution of software says you’ve …

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