Tag Archive: tablets

Apr 12 2014

Techie Review: iRulu 9.7″ Android Tablet

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This is a hands-on review of the iRulu 9.7″ Android Tablet [AZ941]. I did an earlier review of another iRulu Tablet about nine months ago. At the time, the purpose was to try to find a low-cost android tablet that met all the requirements I was looking for; nothing really high end, but still very …

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Jan 23 2014

Microsoft Recognizes Windows 8 As A Failure And Races To Release Windows 9

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You have to know that Microsoft is feeling pretty stupid with the release of Windows 8, and the debacle/outcry of criticism over the removal of the start button, plus the crazy new interface that has nothing to do with being productive. Customers disappointment and anger with Windows 8 was so clear that Microsoft released an …

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Aug 14 2013

Techie Review: iRulu 10” Android tablet

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I have been throwing around the idea of buying a low-end android tablet to play with as a toy. To go so far as to think that I might take a cheap android tablet, strap some sticky magnets to the back of it and mount it to my refrigerator. The idea of having a android …

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Aug 09 2013

Have people really had enough of Windows?

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I know, seems like a silly question right? It’s not. The Windows operating system is strongly established itself in the corporate working environment. If you work in an office, most likely the chances of you working with any other operating system besides Windows is unlikely. While Microsoft’s revenue is up, they’re still having a very …

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Jul 24 2013

How to get the most out of using Text expanders

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If you’re in a position where you have to type out information on a regular basis, and you find yourself repeating the same phrases and paragraphs of information over and over again; you’re the perfect candidate for using text expanders. Anyone who works in a position where they use a computer, and they have repetitive …

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Jul 18 2013

Smart watches are stupid

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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 05 2013

Windows 8.1: Microsoft’s first step to recovery

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It’s no secret that Windows 8 has had really mixed feelings. Some people love Windows 8 because they’re into media consumption, watching videos and listening to music, and that’s fine. But on the flipside, there’s other people who have to use Windows to be productive, to do work and to get things done. Everything that …

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Apr 29 2013

Techie Review: Nuance OmniPage Ultimate

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A new version of OmniPage has just been released. I did a review on OmniPage professional 18 last year and and I tried to cover some of the features that offered at the time, but Nuance is continuing ever forward; pushing the abilities of OCR technology and the integration of the cloud storage. If you’re …

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Apr 24 2013

Is Microsoft Surface is going to make you work more?

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Hey corporate workers! It seems like every blog out there has an opinion [even mine] about the success and failure of Microsoft Surface, but I don’t think anyone is really covering the fact that Microsoft Surface is going to allow employers to get some free work time. I think a lot of employers have been …

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Apr 04 2013

Facebook Home wants to take over your Android Smartphone

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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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