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A Great Recipe App!

November 19th, 2011 · Comments Off · Reviews, Software

Back in 1993, I bought a recipe program.  It was made for Windows 3.1 or higher and I love it almost as much as I used to love my Palm contact list and calendar.  My husband successfully moved it to each new computer and operating system we acquired (it is now running on a Windows [...]

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What Does the Future Hold for Blackberry?

August 18th, 2011 · Comments Off · Hardware, Reviews

Are you a Blackberry owner?  You will want to read this article on ZDNet.com by Jason Perlow on the future of Blackberry.  Signing up for a two-year contract is an expensive proposition, especially if your choice of equipment is no longer actively supported by your provider.
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Spotify Free Legal Music

July 28th, 2011 · Comments Off · News, Reviews, Software, Websites

Last night, this article from David Pogue in The New York Times really caught my interest!  “Free, legal, song-specific and convenient” music–what more could I want!  In order to try it, you must receive an invite from a friend or request one from Spotify.com.  I’ve requested mine and hope it comes for this weekend!  I’ll [...]

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HTC Has Patent Troubles

July 16th, 2011 · Comments Off · Hardware, News, Reviews, Software

Adrian Kingsley-Hughes of ZDNet posted a very interesting article entitled “Apple deals massive patent blow to HTC, Android in serious trouble.”  He states that a judge ruled that “smartphone maker HTC has infringed two Apple patents, and it seems likely that every single Android device out there infringes the same patents.”  Yes, this is a [...]

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HP TouchPad

July 12th, 2011 · Comments Off · Hardware, News, Reviews, Software

James Kendrick of ZDNet.com posted this very interesting story yesterday:  HP: This TouchPad owner just got very nervous. Thanks. He saw enough promise in the webOS platform–as I did with my purchase of a PalmPre phone.  Then, he discovered yesterday that Jon Rubenstein (head of the webOS unit) had been replaced at HP.  This is [...]

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New E-ink Reader from Barnes & Noble

May 25th, 2011 · Comments Off · Hardware, News, Reviews

Oh, it’s so hard to keep up!  As you will see in this article from Lauren Indvik of mashable.com, Barnes & Noble has announced a new addition to its Nook line of eReaders that they believe will give Amazon’s Kindle a run for its money.  The Simple Touch Reader has two great new features: a [...]

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Open Office Usurped by LibreOffice. . .

January 28th, 2011 · Comments Off · News, Reviews, Software

Open Office was the first major office suite that was both free and legal. The open source model of the community coming together to continually improve a product is a wonderful idea. But, what happens when forks in the development process happen? LibreOffice is the result of such a fork. This [...]

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Manage Employee Time with Apps

October 22nd, 2010 · Comments Off · Reviews, Software

According to a story from Erica Swallow at Mashable, 49% of small business owners are using smartphones.  So, why not use a handy app to manage employee time?  Sarah Kessler of Mashable lists 7 handy apps to help you with this task.  What will you do with your additional free time?
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Apple’s Announcement

October 21st, 2010 · Comments Off · Hardware, Reviews, Software

In case you missed Apple’s announcement yesterday, here’s a link to an article by Philip Michaels that appeared in PCWorld.  Steve Jobs, Apple’s CEO, announced the next major version of OS X (”Lion”) and also announced an updated version of iLife, a desktop version of FaceTime video-conferencing and a revamped MacBook Air lineup.  A Mac [...]

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Second Cell Phone Line!

July 20th, 2010 · Comments Off · News, Reviews, Software

This is a really great app!  Line2 was reviewed by David Pogue in The New York Times and it is amazing!  Downloading this app gives you two lines on your iPhone or turns your iPod Touch into a cellphone (for $15 per month).  It runs on WiFi and does not use up your AT&T minutes.  [...]

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