Tag: storage space

Aug 19 2013

Which one do you use: DVR or PVR

It seems that in the early days of being able to record your TV shows to a VCR were fairly simple. Now, moving into the future, people might actually still had the proverbial DVD recorder, where TV shows can be recorded directly to a DVD. But that’s at least 10 years old. If you’re like …

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Jul 04 2013

Microsoft/Skype don’t want you to go off-line

If you have Skype loaded on your smartphone, you may have noticed an update to the user interface. It’s a little bit more sleeker and has a slightly different look, but one of the things you may have also noticed is that you can’t find the option to log out of Skype. Personally, I’ve noticed …

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Nov 30 2012

Is Microsoft Surface RT a misstep for Redmond?

The release of Microsoft Surface RT have came under some critical reviews over the past weeks. Microsoft must be under some pressure to try to show themselves as a solid player in mobile devices in the years to come.  But in the past couple of weeks, a lot of information about Microsoft RT has come …

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Nov 13 2012

Voice-recognition: Understanding more than just spoken words

Voice to text recognition is like one of those magical functions that no ones using yet. I’m a big user of voice recognition. I like to try to use it as much as possible. Not so much as to control my PC, but purely for the value of the dictation. For the last 6 years, …

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Dec 15 2010

5 Free Options for Online Backups

Having an off-site backup is a great idea in response to a situation where your PC could die on you. A lot of people don’t have the forethought to think about all their videos and pictures and important documents were being stored on the computers, and don’t think ahead enough to purchase an external hard …

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Sep 04 2009

Why I’m not going Blue-Ray DVD for PC

It’s common knowledge that blue-ray is the largest DVD size we have right now and the amount of data we can place on those disc are 10x better than a traditional DVD, but I ask why? And I answer with because I don’t need to [and you don’t need to]. It was only a few …

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May 05 2009

SSD Manufactures keep Developing – Faster/Storage

As the race for the new HD model develops, the cool part is that it’s storage space. And as long as the developers can stick with the common file formats the different Operating System’s use then it should be fine. The SSD’s are going to be the future, but the end model/standards going to be …

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