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rickgeorges
Lawyer,Poet, author, educator. Practices real property, corporation, wills, trusts and estates law in Pinellas County, Florida. Writes the FutureLawyer column. Gives seminars on technology and the law. Author of "Life is Simple, Really", Poems about Life, Loving, Family and Fun.
Interests: Computers, golf, tennis, chess, technology, gadgets
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The Windows Club Downloads: List of freeware for Windows 10/8/7. My favorite new utility is FixWin for Windows 10, which is freeware that fixes many Windows problems. It is free to download and use, and there are no third party... Continue reading
Posted 34 minutes ago at Futurelawyer
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Toshiba T1100 Plus Portable - RICM. While cleaning out closets at the office Saturday, I came upon my old Toshiba T1000 plus. It won't charge up; but, in the late Eighties, when I bought it, it cost several thousand dollars... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Futurelawyer
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Star Trek Original Series Phaser Universal Remote Control | Star Trek Store. Now that I am making cell phone calls with the Star Trek Communicator, the next purchase has to be a Phaser. However, since phaser weapons would be illegal,... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Futurelawyer
I thought about doing my own video review of the Communicator; but, this one is geeky enough to be better than anything I would come up with. I have been playing with it since yesterday afternoon, and I even installed... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Futurelawyer
This short video is a pretty good discussion of the kind of diet that is ideal for parrots. I use the 85% pelleted and 15% fruit and nut combination for my birds. Everyone has their own views; but, since it... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Futurelawyer
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Well, my StarTrek Communicator was just delivered, and is in the charging cradle. This thing is too cool for school. I will be playing with it all afternoon, and no work is getting done this afternoon. Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Futurelawyer
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5 Tips to Block Politics From Your Facebook Timeline. I know. You hate political posts on Facebook also. I have declared my Facebook feed a no politics zone. Unsurprisingly, it hasn't made any difference at all. So, rather than unfriend... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Futurelawyer
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WANT: Sonic Screwdriver Bottle Opener. As I patiently wait for the delivery of my StarTrek Communicator today, I am showing a Dr. Who Sonic Screwdriver replica that doubles as a Bottle Opener. While I am a fan, I don't buy... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Futurelawyer
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If you want to save data usage on your Smartphone, one way is to use WiFi wherever possible. However, many free public WiFi hotspots are unsecured and dangerous. Now, Google has identified thousands of them around the country and is... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Growing up a nerd was always a challenge. But, I grew out of it. (For you non-nerds, the symbol is the Power button). Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Futurelawyer
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You can now play solitaire and tic-tac-toe directly in Google search results | Android Central. I don't know about you; but, when I tell Google to search for something, the last thing on my mind is to waste half an... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Futurelawyer
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How did Andrew Luck splurge after agreeing to $140 million deal? A new flip phone. You just signed a $140 million dollar NFL contract, the largest in the history of the league. You are Andrew Luck. What are you going... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Lawyers can be very creative at finding negligence as a proximate cause of a bad result, as Cupid finds out in this Fincher cartoon. Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Futurelawyer
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I am still amazed at the number of lawyers who fail to adopt current technology in their practices. Whether it is the refusal to use scanners, online filing and signing of documents, or security protocols for data that are free... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Futurelawyer
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The 10 best features hiding in the Android Nougat update. The best thing about buying a pure Google phone like the Nexus 6P is that it gets updates and new features before anyone else. And, if you like to live... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Visa-powered payment ring is now available to everyone. Phone pay systems already make it too easy to spend money. Just flash your phone at a terminal, and money disappears. Anyone who thinks I am giving the household's jewelry maven, SWMBO,... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Android %u2013 Nougat. The official Android Nougat (Android 7.0) page is up, and you should check it out for the latest in mobile phone operating systems. I have spent a couple of days with it, and it is the best... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Futurelawyer
If you want state of the art in consumer drones, this is it. A fixed wing drone that you throw in the air and it flies. A 12 Megapixel camera with image stabilization, and a 45 minute flight time. The... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Futurelawyer
Well, the wait is almost over. My StarTrek Communicator will be delivered on Saturday. Get used to seeing the FutureLawyer walking around town speaking into a communicator that is identical to the original Star Trek version. At least, when I... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Android Beta Program. I bought the Nexus 6P because it is pure Google, and gets updates before any other phone. But, while Android 7.0 is rolling out to eligible devices starting today, I just can't wait anymore. Hey, we are... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Android 7.0 Nougat released: What to expect on the Nexus 6P | ZDNet. I purchased a Nexus 6P for this very reason. The new Android 7.0 is out, and the 6P gets it first. I will update my phone today,... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Gear S2 gets a new ceramic bracelet to flaunt its looks - Tizen Experts. My Gear S2 Classic 3G/4G Smartwatch got a new ceramic band yesterday, and even my jeweler thinks it is beautiful. When I explained that the watch... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Futurelawyer
Fake Google Salesmen Are Actually SEO Telemarketers - Slashdot. Most businesses have gotten sales calls from people saying they are from Google. However, they aren't. The first rule is: never hire someone who claims they will improve your Google search... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Futurelawyer
While human like robots won't be performing tasks that require human judgment and empathy, it is entirely possible and likely that future robots will be performing brute force, or physical tasks that challenge humans, or are impossible for humans. We... Continue reading
Posted Aug 21, 2016 at Futurelawyer
I love these beautiful parrots. However, the illegal pet trade has decimated their ranks, and, while I would adopt one to save it, you should never purchase one. Let's admire them in the wild, and do what we can to... Continue reading
Posted Aug 21, 2016 at Futurelawyer