Tag Archive: User Interface

Aug 24 2013

RedboxInstant video streaming service has a long way to go

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About a week ago, I signed up for my free trial of RedBoxInstant. the free trial is extended to new subscribers to RedBoxInstant and being a person that still rents DVDs from time to time, RedBox is the perfect option. It’s low cost and your ability to go online and reserve the movies that you …

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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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Jul 04 2013

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

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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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May 17 2013

Dragon Notes wants to help you organize your random thoughts

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Now is definitely the time to be a curator of your thoughts and ideas. Nuance has released a new piece of software called Dragon Notes. Its initial offering seems to be in the same category as Evernote and Google Keep [web-based]. This move by Nuance is rather interesting because the company itself normally focuses on …

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Apr 16 2013

Windows 8 continues to push the irrelevance of a Microsoft Operating System

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Back in May of 2011, I wrote a post about Windows 8 and that people shouldn’t buy it. The discussions over Windows 8 are highly mixed and there’s a group of people that love Windows 8 there’s a group of people that absolutely despise Windows 8. That demographic of people can be separated into those …

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Mar 14 2013

Windows Live Writer 2012: How To Return The Plug-in Sidebar

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If you were among the many that were using Windows Live Writer 2009, you probably remember having a plug-in bar on the right hand side of the composition window; having direct access to the plug-ins that you have installed for Windows Live Writer. When Windows Live Writer got updated with the new user interface, Microsoft …

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Oct 17 2012

Windows 8 bad; Microsoft Surface good – uh?

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Microsoft is on the verge of the releasing their new version of their operating system, version 8. And although I said that Microsoft has done themselves a huge disservice with the operating system itself by messing with the overall look and feel and functionality of the operating system towards something that people only consider a …

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Apr 04 2012

Review: Windows 8 Voice Recognition Interface Continues To Disappoint

When Windows 7 was release it has voice recognition in it. My initial thoughts on the voice recognition was that it was good, but the user interface was for crap. Now, when I did that review, it was on a beta version of Windows 7; it was a release candidate— I recall thinking, this is …

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