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Nov 16 2016

Blocking BS News starts at the browser level, at least for Google Chrome – BS Detector

On the heels of the post-presidential election, arguably one of the most stunning upsets in American history, people have become angry with websites that spread misinformation or flat out lies. In my previous article, I mentioned that Facebook and Google are going to be making efforts to try to weed out fake news. But the …

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Aug 23 2016

Netflix Raised Their Prices, And I Don’t Care

I normally get upset if I get a notification from a provider about rate increases. I mean who openly thinks that increasing prices on services is a cool thing? Only the service provider. But you know what, I got my notification earlier this month from Netflix that my service rates were going to go up. …

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Mar 11 2016

Fast Growing Petition Puts Pressure On Netflix To Unblock VPN Users

There’s a lot of users that are using VPNs to connect into Netflix. Recently, Netflix started cracking down on their customers were using VPNs to access their services. Unfortunately, there’s a lot of customers that were using VPNs for legitimate purposes, but because people outside of the United States are using a VPN service to …

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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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Feb 22 2016

The FCC Says That Cable Customers Can Ditch Their Cable Boxes For Streaming Services

This past week should have been pretty exciting for customers who are fed up with their cable companies and Cord Cutters alike. Last week, the Federal Communications Commission ruled that customers should be able to get their cable through other venues besides having to rent a cable box. This means that customers should be able …

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Sep 08 2015

Techie Review: Dragon Professional Individual v14

Recently, Nuance released a new version 14 of their speech recognition software; it’s called Dragon Professional Individual. The focus of this version seems to be focusing on individuals who want to be more productive at work using speech recognition. Huge improvements in the speech recognition and the responsiveness of Nuances speech recognition software were made …

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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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Mar 19 2015

Microsoft 2015: They’re making a lot of good decisions!

Microsoft has been going through some personality changes here lately. And to be truthfully honest, it’s very welcome. Over the past couple weeks we’ve seen some very positive news coming out of the Microsoft campus. It just seems Microsoft is changed it’s attitude and it’s more open, and more one. It’s almost like they understand …

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Mar 06 2015

Review: AoaoPhoto’s Video to GIF Converter

Recently, you may have noticed more websites using animated GIFs to get your attention on a variety of topics they might be covering. This is an alternative to embedding a YouTube video. Sometimes it’s easier to show just a short animated GIF then trying to embed the entire video. As a publisher, this is when you …

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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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