Tag Archive: version

Aug 10 2014

Why I downgraded Dragon NaturallySpeaking 13 to 12

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As an user of Dragon NaturallySpeaking for about the last 10 years, and as most Dragon NaturallySpeaking users were, I wanted to upgrade to version 13 as soon as possible. Nuance, historically, has come out with better versions each time Dragon NaturallySpeaking has been released; always adding some additional functionality to the program that made …

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Aug 07 2014

Movie Review: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles – Very watchable

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As a fan of the original Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles [TMNT], I was really interested to see the new version. TMNT [1990] did good in theaters, having two follow sequels and a spinoff cartoon series. I knew I was going to have to see simply because of the new graphics and money that they could …

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Aug 01 2014

Techie Review: Dragon NaturallySpeaking 13 Premium

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Nuance has released their new version of Dragon NaturallySpeaking 13. Nuance released the previous version of Dragon NaturallySpeaking [12]  in October 2012. Since then, Nuance has released one major update, and that was to 12.5. Every time that Nuance releases a new version of Dragon NaturallySpeaking, they always provide the percentage of improvement and recognition …

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Apr 29 2014

Internet Explorer Security failures – Again.

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Internet Explorer Security problems has once again risen the browser to the top of the world’s most UNWANTED list. Internet Explorer was released in 1995; it’s been almost 20 years since Microsoft’s Internet web browser has been in circulation/available.  You would think after almost 20 years of having a web browser in circulation and being …

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Apr 03 2014

Microsoft OneNote 2013 [free] – No Send to Blog

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Microsoft OneNote has been one of those applications from Microsoft and I thought was a good effort on their part. The application itself is not overly complicated and it provides a basic function build organize one’s information in several different environments; like home, work or school. one of the more attractive features of Microsoft OneNote …

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Apr 02 2014

Nuance’s Power PDF Advanced – Techie Review

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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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Feb 28 2014

Horror Story: Windows Essentials 2012 would not install

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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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Feb 15 2014

Movie review: Robocop (2014) – The attempted reboot.

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The reboot version of RoboCop came out this Friday. I’m not a big fan of the obnoxious jerks that go to the movie theaters on Friday night to watch these types of movies, so I typically wait until Saturday morning to watch them. The 80′s version of RoboCop has been one of those movies that …

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Nov 13 2013

Auto Updater For MyNotesKeeper

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  For several years now, I’ve been using a personal information manager called MyNotesKeeper. I first wrote about MyNotesKeeper in 2008, if that gives you any indication. MyNotesKeeper is a shareware application, but purchasing the full version is relatively cheap and the regular updates on the application are still active. In my experience, the author …

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Nov 07 2013

Nuance Swype Keyboard Update with Continuous Speech Recognition/Dictation

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If you haven’t been paying attention, you might’ve not noticed that there’s a new trend with using voice recognition to do input on tablets and smartphones. Nuance is the leader in voice recognition; voice to text. Nuance voice-recognition powers iPhones Siri as well. Nuance has released an updated version of their smartphone keyboard, Swype. The …

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