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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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Muji Hut Launches With 3 New Tiny Prefab Homes | Dwell. My obsession with finding small spaces to practice law from, given the increasing virtual nature of law practice, has prompted many friends to send me suggestions they find on... Continue reading
Posted 6 hours ago at Futurelawyer
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Beyond Ink Pen (Micro USB) | AndroidGuys Deals. I have, on occasion, succumbed to temptation and purchased an expensive pen. They somehow, like socks in the dryer, disappear. So, I keep them in the original box, and take them out... Continue reading
Posted 6 hours ago at Futurelawyer
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These apps will help you get through Valentine's Day with ease | Android Central. Romance and apps don't mix; especially at a created holiday like Valentine's Day. It is a commercial disaster of epic proportions. Romance is something that should... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Futurelawyer
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Complete Google%u2019s security checkup and get 2GB of Google Drive storage | Android and Me. For at least a couple of days (last year it was a week), you can get free storage on Google Drive (2 GB) for completing... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Futurelawyer
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Google And Levi's Project Jacquard Is Turning Your Jeans Into Wearable Computers. Well, maybe it's also in our "genes". But, the human need to enhance everything with computing power makes a partnership between Google and Levi's inevitable. Project Jacquard wants... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Report: Google to launch a Gear VR competitor, build VR into Android OS | Ars Technica. Google is bringing its formidable engineering and software skills to VR, and it promises to be quite a ride. While I love the Gear... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Verizon Jetpack MiFi 6620L Review & Rating | PCMag.com. I have always carried a Verizon MiFi device; mostly because I don't trust public WiFi, and I hated having to look for Internet access when traveling. I wanted an encrypted, secure... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Robot room service is coming to US hotels courtesy of startup Savioke | Ars Technica. I am certain that the novelty of having towels and notions delivered by a robot is fun for guests of hotels. But, I suspect that... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Buy GoodSync. My recent experience with a new computer gave my obsession with backups new meaning. While I returned the computer because of issues between Windows 10 and my legacy software, I realized the difficulty of transferring 10 gigabytes or... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Futurelawyer
This little 4 minute video gives an overview of some funny parrot behaviors. My favorites begin at 2 minutes in, with parrots annoying cats. Then, the crying baby parrot is hilarious. Enjoy. Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Apple's Arrogance Exposed As Controversial Error 53 Bricks iPhones - Forbes. I have counseled against Apple products for a long time. In fact, I have been accused of undue favoritism towards Android since the very beginning. However, the newest Apple... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Futurelawyer
I got the Photive Bluetooth Headphones for $39.95 on Amazon, and they are fantastic. For the price, they feel and sound like they cost hundreds of dollars. They are comfortable, have astounding dynamic range, and deep bass. Hooked to my... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Top ten wearable trends from CES 2016 | BetaKit. Okay, some wearables are pretty creepy looking. Headgear that looks like something from Alien and VR glasses that separate us from reality. But, for watches, and rings, and clothing with wearable... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Google's Safe Browsing Now Targets Fake Download Buttons | News & Opinion | PCMag.com. The biggest source of malware and viruses is stuff you download yourself from the Internet. Social Engineering techniques are used to get the user to click... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Futurelawyer
Okay, Windows 10 and Windows Phones haven't exactly burned up the mobile market. Windows 10 was a disaster on my new computer. It crashed when I tried to install some legacy Windows software that is essential to my practice, so... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Okay, SmartWatches are becoming mainstream. At least, that seems to be the case now that traditional watch companies are making them. But, some of you want less wrist and more index finger. For you, there are new pieces of jewelry... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Transcend 64GB microSDXC Memory Card Premium 400x TS64GUSDU1 B&H. 1999 called. They don't want their disk storage technology back. Ouch. Below are a couple of photos. One is a tiny fingernail sized piece of plastic which contains 64 Gigabytes of... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Google Keep - notes and lists - Chrome Web Store. I recently highlighted Google Keep, an Android app that organizes your notes, todos, photos, and much more on your Android phone. But, it also is available on your Windows computer... Continue reading
Posted Feb 3, 2016 at Futurelawyer
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LG Watch Urbane 2 revealed: LTE, built-in GPS, and more - Pocket-lint. Soon, the Gear S2 will have company in the SmartWatch field. The successor to the ill fated LG Watch Urbane LTE will be out this year, and will... Continue reading
Posted Feb 3, 2016 at Futurelawyer
How Microsoft imagines you'll watch football with HoloLens. It's SuperBowl week, and Microsoft has chosen to give us a glimpse of how we will watch in the future. The Hololens takes virtual reality another step, and allows the user to... Continue reading
Posted Feb 3, 2016 at Futurelawyer
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Verizon Jetpack MiFi 6620L | Verizon Wireless. One of the best $10 a month bargains in my briefcase is a Verizon Jetpack WiFi Hotspot. No open WiFi for me. No need to power up my CyberGhost VPN (although it is... Continue reading
Posted Feb 3, 2016 at Futurelawyer
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7 tips and tricks to simplify your life with Google Keep. Google Keep is turning into much more than a note taking app. As is Google's way, it is constantly being improved with new features. The last time I took... Continue reading
Posted Feb 2, 2016 at Futurelawyer
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5 Reasons To Try Google Chrome Canary - OMG! Chrome!. Word of warning, the new Chrome browser, Canary, is beta. That means it isn't ready for prime time and may crash. Now that you have been warned, know that I... Continue reading
Posted Feb 1, 2016 at Futurelawyer
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Dog owners less neurotic than cat owners, says study - CNET. First, I take issue with the fact that humans can "own" dogs or cats. Usually, it is the other way around. As a dog lover, however, it is nice... Continue reading
Posted Feb 1, 2016 at Futurelawyer