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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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Google Photos behind the app -- scanning makes it special. I've only been using Google Photos a couple of days, and I am already addicted. I love that I no longer have to do my own grouping, categorizing, or storing... Continue reading
Posted 44 minutes ago at Futurelawyer
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Great photo by Casey Ebsary up the street from where I lived after law school. No place on earth prettier than the Gulf Beaches in Florida. Continue reading
Posted 54 minutes ago at Futurelawyer
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Death of Google greatly exaggerated, says its chief - CNET. Don't tell my friends on Google+ that it is a dying platform. Just because Google has spun off the photo app just means that Google Photo is going to the... Continue reading
Posted 1 hour ago at Futurelawyer
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Google launches Google Photos, a new service independent of Google . One of the coolest things announced yesterday at Google I/O 15 was Google Photos, an independent photo collection and sharing app, independent of Google+, and available now. No matter... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Futurelawyer
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Everything Google Announced at Google I/O 2015. I watched the LiveStream of the Keynote at Google I/O 2015 yesterday at lunch. The other restaurant patrons thought I was crazy; but, I was in my happy place, with my earphones in,... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Futurelawyer
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A use case for smartwatches that is literally saving lives | Android and Me. I can't count the number of people who have told me that wearable smartwatches are a fad. Nobody wears a watch anymore. They have their phones... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Android Pay likely at Google I/O as Samsung preps its own service | Computerworld. Mobile payment services are becoming more plentiful; but, which one, if any, will survive? Due to sheer numbers of handsets out there, it is a good... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Lenovo Cast: Like Chromecast and Apple TV had a baby. This $49 device from Lenovo will stream your phone screen to any HDMI equipped TV within 20 meters. However, it is also an Internet TV device, giving it additional capabilities.... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Google can answer your questions before you finish asking. Can the Matrix be far behind? Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Roman Nurik%u2019s latest FORM Watch Face demonstrates the power of Android | Android and Me. Do you want really innovative platforms and apps? Do you want complete creative control over your wearable computing environment? Do you want to see what... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Can you Fix my Computer? [Comic] - Geeks are Sexy Technology NewsGeeks are Sexy Technology News. Be careful whom you hire to fix your computer. Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Futurelawyer
At long last, there is something that might get me to buy a new car. It's been a few years; and, while I love my old bombs, the Android Auto screen in the new Hyundai looks great. This might even... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Best Buy offering solid savings on Moto 360 and Asus ZenWatch today | Android and Me. Two of the best Android smartwatches are now under $200, and you don't have to pay an extra $150 for a metal band. The... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Futurelawyer
As our Government is caught in the middle of scandals that cast doubt on its competence and good faith; as we enter another year in which young men and women are dying in conflicts about which many of us don't... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Verizon Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 receives Android 5.0.2 Lollipop. My favorite tablet is now finally downloading Lollipop. While the WiFi version of the Tab S got Lollipop in March, I prefer tablets with their own Internet connection. The LTE... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Dwindling bird flock finds haven in Indian Shores | TBO.com and The Tampa Tribune. A few miles from my house, on the Gulf of Mexico in Indian Shores, a colony of Black Skimmers has a protected area of beach for... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Google I/O 2015: What to expect | Pocketnow. Next week, Google will announce Android M, its new OS, and will show where Android and ChromeOS will be taking wearable computing, and the Internet of Things. Material design will be everywhere,... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Futurelawyer
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This smartwatch doubles as a wearable wireless storage. I'm sorry;but, I don't get the point of the ReVault smartwatch. Its main feature is that it can store up to 128Gigs of data. Ok, but why not just carry around a... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Futurelawyer
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iHome Debuts a Speaker That's Shaped Like a Flask - GadgeTell | TechnologyTell. Seriously, what possible reason could someone have for wanting a bluetooth speaker shaped to look like a drinking flask? I can see disguising a drinking flask to... Continue reading
Posted May 22, 2015 at Futurelawyer
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Execupundit.com: Communication is So Easy. Honing in on a problem in communication. Why is it so hard to ask for what you want? Execupundit illustrates: "He didn't volunteer to help." "You didn't ask." "I shouldn't have had to ask." "But... Continue reading
Posted May 22, 2015 at Futurelawyer
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Fresh Meat: 10 new Android apps worth checking out | Android and Me. What to do? I catch a bad head cold just before the 3 day weekend. First weekend in a while that I have no plans. The Lightning... Continue reading
Posted May 22, 2015 at Futurelawyer
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Google announces Android Wear 5.1.1 again, confirms which devices will get WiFi support. And, here we go again. The new update to Android Wear, which will give WiFi access to my Moto360 and to my Gear Live smartwatches, is re-announced,... Continue reading
Posted May 21, 2015 at Futurelawyer
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Get started with Firefox - An overview of the main features | Firefox Help. I still can't believe that my favorite web browser, Chrome, has become so buggy and slow that I actually thought it was an Internet provider problem.... Continue reading
Posted May 21, 2015 at Futurelawyer
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A new Samsung feature lets you easily transfer whatever you're doing to other Samsung devices | Business Insider. My three favorite computers are Samsung products: A 10.5 inch Samsung Galaxy Tab S tablet, a Galaxy Note 4 SmartPhone, and a... Continue reading
Posted May 20, 2015 at Futurelawyer