Tag: Techie

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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Feb 07 2015

Techie Review: Sling TV – It’s a good start!

I got my invite for Sling TV last night. Trying out Sling TV has been one of the things that I’ve been looking forward to  looking into.  Sling TV is a streaming service allows you to watch live television on selective channels;  it’s not a full range yet. Sling TV offers channels like ESPN, TNT, …

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Feb 06 2015

Techie Review: trakAxPC v4

Entering into the arena of video editing can be a bit overwhelming. Simply making the decision that you want to edit video is sometimes not that easy. There may be some topics that you’re not familiar with, like codecs, video drivers and video file formats. And in the world of video editors, it’s important to …

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Jan 12 2015

Techie Review: DVDFab 9 – DVD Ripper

Just about everyone has old DVDs and anyone who has a library of old DVDs would love to build/convert those into a digital format so that they can be made portable. In addition to making an old DVD library/collection into a digital format, those old DVD movies can be integrated into a media server system where …

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Jan 07 2015

Techie Review: DVDFab 9 – DVD Copy

In a time where streaming media seems to be the common way to get entertainment and where technology experts keep saying that Blu-ray and DVD technologies are dead, I would argue that’s wrong. I think that Blu-ray and DVD technologies/media are going to be with us for a while. Until there’s a change in how …

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Dec 12 2014

Techie Review: FileCenter 8 Professional

    When you’re working with document imaging, it’s very important to make sure that the interface to you’re going to be using works for you. In trying to go paperless, there’s nothing worse than having a software package for document imaging that’s more of a hindrance than a benefit. The document imaging package that you …

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Dec 10 2014

Techie Review: Able2Extract Professional 9

Last year, I was given the opportunity to review a piece of software that was very capable of working with PDF documents; it was called Able2Extract. The Able2Extract application specializes in being able to extract information from PDF documents. Luckily, I was invited to review the software package again. As everyone should know, PDF documents are the standard in …

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Jun 05 2014

Techie Review: iRulu 7″ Android Tablet [S/NX7301]

I’ve been taking the past week or so to go through a new iRulu 7″ android tablet [phablet]. It’s a dual core android tablet, but more than that it’s actually a large smartphone w/GPS.  This particular tablet is what I would consider a baseline model. It has the ability to do things like watch Netflix, …

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Apr 02 2014

Nuance’s Power PDF Advanced – Techie Review

Power PDF Advanced has been released from Nuance [April 2nd, 2014]. This version is a tour de force in handling and editing PDF documents; replacing their PDF Converter v8 Pro. If you have PDF Converter, Nuance is going to offer upgrade discounts to those customers. This new version is a full on assault on all other …

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Dec 04 2013

Techie Review: Able2Extract Professional 8

Have you ever been placed in a position where someone presents you with a PDF that has information in it that you would like to be able to extrapolate or extract into a form that was more edit friendly? There are lots of PDF viewing applications, but there’s not a lot of applications that allow …

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