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Android 2.3.3 Will Allow Screenshots Without Root

At present you can take screenshots on your Android device by using the Android SDK, or you can use an app from the Android Market.  The only catch is that with all existing versions of Android, the screenshot apps require that you have rooted your phones; something not everyone is comfortable doing.  But, with the […]

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Facebook Rewrites Its Privacy Policy In Non-Technical Jargon, Allows Developers to Request Phone Numbers & Street Addresses

Back in December of 2010 the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) filed a privacy inquiry of Facebook.  Since then, Facebook has responded to the Department’s request and in their 26-page letter they stated that “what users need is not more information, but clearer and more meaningful information.”  As a result, Facebook is now testing out a […]

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What’s So Great About Thunderbolt?

Apple just released their new MacBook Pros, and they included a port armed with a new feature called Thunderbolt.  Apple worked a deal with Intel which gives them exclusive rights to the technology for 1 year (Sorry Dell & HP).  Apple claims that it is going to bring “performance and expansion never seen on a […]

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Google Adds OCR Support for 34 Languages

Google has been in the Optical Character Recognition (OCR) business for some time now, and today they’ve updated this feature to support 29 new languages.  In September of 2009 Google acquired reCAPTCHA, and since then they’ve been simultaneously fighting spam while improving translation via the words that people type in.  The update we’re seeing today, […]

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How to Fix Most Snagit 10 Transparency Issues

Snagit 10 came loaded with new features and our overall review of the software was that it is easily one of the best screen capture tools available.  Version 10 was the first to introduce in-house transparency support, however what came along with it are a few transparency issues.  Fortunately, after talking to Techsmith support we […]

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Google Cloud Connect Add-on for Microsoft Office Now Available

Google purchased a web collaboration startup known as DocVerse nearly one year ago.  What they’ve done is similar to collaborating on Microsoft Office documents in a shared Dropbox, but they’ve made it a lot more simple. Since then they’ve been hard at work bringing the technology into Google’s infrastructure.  In November they opened up Google […]

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Another Super Week of Updates at Microsoft

This week Microsoft released over 49 updates in the Download Center.  Pretty suprising considering this wasn’t a standard “Super Tuesday” week.  Many of the updates are targeted toward Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 with a few tossed in for Vista and others programs.  I grabbed the list from MicrosoftPost where I track what […]

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Microsoft Releases Visio Viewer 2010

If you’re a project manager, you will probably appreciate this quick news blip that Microsoft just released their Visio 2010 Viewer App.  The viewer is great for those of you who don’t have Microsoft Visio installed but still need to view .vsd files from your engineers or architects from time to time. Like the screenshot […]

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