Tag: web

Gmail’s re-design; too little, too late, too little

Back in May 2013, Google’s Gmail had made some changes to their user interface, but the fact was that not enough changes were made to the interface to make it attractive. Microsoft’s Outlook.com looks and acts far superior; it’s clean design and function speaks for itself. Plus, it’s the preferred layout that pretty much everyone …

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VPN’s Are Good, And Not All VPN Users Are Pirates

This morning, an article popped up indicating that PIA [Private Internet Access] was discontinuing service in Russia because of new laws that they passed. The new law indicated that VPN servers operating in Russia must maintain an activity log on all users for the duration of a year. I think the most part, they’re probably …

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Kickstarter: YoCam Is Way Popular And Funded Big Time

Kickstarter is a great place for things to go from great ideas to consumer’s hands. One of the more popular funded projects on Kickstarter is YoCam. It describes itself as the world’s most versatile waterproof life camera. It had an initial goal of $80,000, and at the time of this article, they’ve raised approximately $375,000 …

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WordPress.com Releases A New Offline Blogging App

There’s a new option in the world of off-line blogging. As one of the many people who use WordPress as a blogging platform, I’m very excited to hear that WordPress.com is going through a major update. Eventually, the stuff that they’re releasing will make it down to other self-hosted WordPress sites. WordPress has made great improvements …

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Microsoft 2015: They’re making a lot of good decisions!

Microsoft has been going through some personality changes here lately. And to be truthfully honest, it’s very welcome. Over the past couple weeks we’ve seen some very positive news coming out of the Microsoft campus. It just seems Microsoft is changed it’s attitude and it’s more open, and more one. It’s almost like they understand …

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The New Dragon NaturallySpeaking 13 Limitations

Back on August 1 of 2014, I did a review of Dragon NaturallySpeaking 13 Premium. Personally speaking, I was very proud of the article that I produced; mainly because when I do my reviews they are not the typical regurgitation of the sales material that everyone else puts on their website. I try to go through …

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Justified Hypocrisy Of Using Ad Blockers

I think if you’ve been on the Internet for more than 15 minutes, you recognize that the Internet is filled with advertisements. Advertisements run pretty much every website that you visit. The truth is people are cheap and frugal and they don’t pay for content. There’s a few people who do websites for the purpose of generosity, …

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YouTube Defaults To HTML5 For Their Videos

Since the time of Steve Jobs and the introduction of the iPhone, Apple made it pretty clear that the continued use of Adobe Flash was the wrong direction. Steve Jobs vehemently refused to have Adobe Flash on his phones; it was like a personal mission. Now, YouTube has announced that their going to default to …

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Windows 10: Microsoft Desperate or Cool

Yesterday, I watched the presentation by Microsoft on their expectations for Windows 10. I thought that everything that Microsoft was talking about was mostly inspiring, but I couldn’t help but hear a underlying message. Microsoft recognizes that they have almost two billion machines/customers using the Windows operating system. They can use that advantage as leverage …

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LEHSYS 2015 Tech Predictions

So yeah— 2015 is here, and this is the first post for LEHSYS for this year. I just thought it would be fun to make a couple of predictions for this year and see how they roll out, to see how close I am at the end of 2015. There’s been a lot of content …

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