Tag: three months

My 2.5 Months with DirecTV Now (so far)

As just another person that’s disappointed with their cable service, I’m exploring options for getting my entertainment elsewhere. In addition to digitizing the bulk of my video library, I recently saw the advertisements by DirecTV Now. Their introductory offer is three months of streaming TV service for $10 a month; their baseline service. At this point, I’ve had …

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Using HandBrake to batch convert videos to Roku

It’s been about three months since I picked up my Roku.  From that point, it’s been a roller coaster ride finding all kinds of new stuff to do with it. one of the most exciting things I found that I could do with the Roku [w/Plex] was to be able to play the DVD ISOs …

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Download Follow-up: AUTOTEXT

Almost a year ago, I posted an article about an autotext program that was free and it was really good, in the aspect that it was from the same people that created PhraseExpress [Gunnar Bartels] group. It was an excellent option for people that just wanted a quick, down and dirty option for doing autotext’ing …

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Paying for online NEWS content… who will?

I recently posted a story about how the newspapers are dying because of online resources producing basically the same content. And within just a few days of that Rupert Murdoch announces that he’s going to charge for access or the content on online news resources. Did he not read my article? Probably not. Blogging is …

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The Cell Phone is a Side-Effect

When people are looking at phones now, they are really picking out techno-personal assistants. I’m not saying the technology is stalling on cell phones, but the tools and gadgets for cell phones can be produced much faster than the providers can improve signal strength. From keeping your friends contacts, to finding your way to the …

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