Tag: tech

May 06 2017

Dragon Professional Individual version 15 not compatible with Skype for Business version 15.0.4900

Since the time of me being able to download and install Dragon Professional Individual version 15, I’ve had continuous problems with using the software with Skype for Business version 15.0.4900. one of the advertising points of Dragon Professional Individual version 15 was that it was compatible with Skype for Business; version 13 and 14 were …

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Jan 11 2016

Media Servers: Are You Okay With Sharing Your Media?

When you think about having the ability to share all of your personal media to practically any device, one of the first applications you should be thinking about, or using, should be Plex media server. It does a great job of curating your media and being able to provide it to a wide range of …

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Nov 05 2014

Expect Microsoft to claim victory for Windows 8

    Windows 8 has been the Titanic of our day when it pertains to Microsoft operating systems. It was and still is a monster-ably deformed release of an operating system. It was Microsoft’s knee jerk reaction to not having a stake in the mobile market. Some how they thought that everyone was going to have …

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Jul 16 2014

The argument against buying a Smartwatch

The argument against Smartwatches seems to be clear. I think that most people would agree that Smartwatches are a novelty item. Smartwatches fulfill that age-old futuristic look of having a communicator on your wrist, like Dick Tracy; but it’s not practical. I might be able to see people using Smartwatches to get notifications or quick text messages, …

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Feb 28 2014

Horror Story: Windows Essentials 2012 would not install

This article is actually based on my experience last week dealing with the horrors of just flaky software from Microsoft- Windows Essentials 2012. I spent countless hours researching, testing, rebooting, changing security settings and then ultimately reinstalling my operating system. It was very depressing too. I had just purchased a brand-new computer, reinstalled Windows 7 professional, …

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Mar 14 2013

Must-have Office Tech: Why Tech Devices Will Keep You Employed

If you want to stay employed, find a new job, or improve your office morale, technology can help. Impress your employees or friends with these cool gadgets and necessary tools. Take a look at these tech toys. No related posts. This one is unique.

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May 14 2012

Smartphone development is just a repeat of the PC evolution…

If you’ve been around long enough to remember Apple vs. IBM. Or when Commodore C64‘s were better than TSR-80 [coco’s]; from there, you can reference everything I’m going to say here. I’d presume this comes around with being in tech long enough to see it circle back around and repeat itself. It started with the …

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May 11 2012

Is it wrong for Microsoft to restrict their tablets to just Internet Explorer?

So one of the interesting things about the pending release of the Windows 8 tablets; Microsoft has decided to not allow other browsers the same luxury as theirs. And a bigger question is, does Microsoft think that their release of a tablet [PC] with Windows 8 is going to be enough to sway people to …

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Sep 28 2011

Mango: The last hope for Microsoft in the Smartphone market

As Microsoft starts rolling out Mango to all the Windows Mobile 7 users, putting them on Windows Mobile 7.5; this is really the last ditch effort for Microsoft to prove that they can produce a competitive operating system. The last effort from Microsoft in the Smartphone market was met with disappointment and plagued with problems; …

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Mar 05 2011

WebGL in Chrome, Firefox and Opera – but not Internet Explorer

I was checking out the WebGL abilities today in Chrome, Opera and in Firefox. I was really impressed. It seems like such a leap from the rigid world of webpages we live in nowadays. To think that the capabilities of WebGL could be integrated with a standard webpage to provide a much more rich experience …

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