Technology

Confessions Of A Tech Junkie, And The Latest Computer Monitors For Making Effective Client Presentations

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About a week after I purchased an $860 27” a WQHD 2560X1440 touchscreen monitor, Lenovo announced a plan to release a UHD 3840x2160 touchscreen “smart” monitor in July 2014. My wife is going to kill me because I’ll probably buy the new one, too. Here’s why. At the end of the year, I blogged about (and could not resist buying) the Acer T272HUL bmidpcz 27-Inch WQHD Touch Screen Widescreen Monitor. WQHD is the newest thing, and this is the only affordable WQHD touchscreen monitor you can find. It sells for just $160 over the price of a 27”-inch Dell touchscre

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How To Use Your Touchscreen To Draw Anywhere On Your Desktop; Free App Will Make You A Better Presenter

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 I just could not get a colleague to understand what I meant yesterday when I asked him to center horizontally two elements on a Web page.   He’s a really smart guy, but his mind’s eye just could not picture the concept.   I had sent him the picture below illustrating how the two Web page elements should be positioned horizontally centered, but he just did not get.   So we did a screen sharing session to literally “get on the same page.”   It was during that session -- the very first time I used Epic Pen -- that I saw the power o

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Tech-Industry Pundit Eviscerates Evernote For Losing His Intellectual Property, But Why Is A Tech Expert Trusting Evernote With His Ideas Without A Backup?

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Jason Kincaid, a former TechCrunch writer with a reputation for his clever commentary, analysis, and wit yesterday published an eviscerating critique of the world’s most popular note-taking app, Evernote    Entitled, “Evernote, the bug-ridden elephant,” it was perhaps the most damning story ever about a tech company screwup, and it went viral.   While Kincaid is a popular tech writer, his bio says that what he really wants to be is a standup comic, and his latest passion is playing guitar and songwriting, and this very creative guy has saved years of ideas f

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Switching From iPhone To Android? Or From iPad To An Android Tablet Or Chromebook Ultraportable? Here's Help

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If you're an Apple iOS user moving to Google's Android operating system, here's a a guide to making the transition.   Android becomes more attractive as everything you do on computers moves to the Web. While it's unlikely advisors will be moving their desktops off of Microsoft, you might move from iPhone to Android or from an iPad to an Android tablet or Chromebook ultraportable.

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With Monitors, What You Get Is What You See, And This 1440p 27" Touch-Capable Display Looks Like A Good Deal

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If you want to buy yourself a holiday gift, check out this monitor. Its price has drifted lower in the last six weeks by about 10%, and it’s starting to look irresistible—although my wife will kill me if I buy another piece of electronic gear.   What makes this monitor so special that I would risk physical harm?   It’s a 27” display with 2560 X 1440 resolution and—most importantly—it is touch-sensitive. If all this resolution mumbo jumbo is confusing, here's a plain English expanation of why this Acer looks like a good value.

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