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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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Apple's anticipated wearable reportedly won't ship until 2015. Yes, here it is folks. A leaked image of the upcoming iWatch. Of course, while the Android world has been rocking smartwatches for a couple of years, Apple wanted to wait unitil... Continue reading
Posted 12 hours ago at Futurelawyer
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Google News & Weather app gets major overhaul | Android Central. Google News was the forgotten Android app. Now, however, the best news aggregator on the planet for mobile devices has been recreated with a modern feel, and it is... Continue reading
Posted 18 hours ago at Futurelawyer
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IFA 2014 preview | Android Central. Next week, in Berlin, one of the world's largest consumer tech shows begins; and, the clear highlight is the announcement of the new Galaxy Note 4. From its expected QHD screen, to the screaming... Continue reading
Posted 19 hours ago at Futurelawyer
It is easy to focus on our petty little worries and needs, isn't it? Michael Wade has a quote today from George Bernard Shaw that puts things in perspective. This is the true joy of life; the being used for... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Futurelawyer
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Verizon to launch VoLTE in coming weeks | Android and Me. Do you know why your cell phone calls are still crappy? Why, because only data flows over the broad band speeds of LTE, that's why. Your voice calls are... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Futurelawyer
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Samsung's new smartwatch, the Gear S, can make calls and go online without a smartphone - The Next Web. The Gear S (Gear Solo) was announced by Samsung yesterday, to be available in October. It has a 3G chip, and... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Futurelawyer
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There has been a lot of talk lately about wearable computing; and, whether lawyers and professionals will adopt wearables as tools for their practices. Forgotten is the fact that computers have been wearable for a while now. We are just... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Your Next Polo Shirt Could Have an Activity Tracker Built Right In | Gadget Lab | WIRED. And, in the category of "not in my lifetime" we have a wearable computing device called an activity tracker that is sewn into... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Futurelawyer
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We Must Secure America%u2019s Cell Networks%u2014From Criminals and Cops | Opinion | WIRED. Your cell phone communications are insecure. That is the fact. When 3G and 4G pipes are jammed, your phone can drop to 2G, making it vulnerable to... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Web traffic data suggests Amazon only sold 35,000 fire phones. I love Amazon. Amazon is a friend of mine. I buy all sorts of stuff on Amazon. I do not, however, have an Amazon tablet or phone. Disclosures recently that... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Begrudgingly, Google Offers a Form for People Who Want to Be Forgotten | Re/code. If the post title sounds familiar to you, you may continue reading. If not, before you continue, Google it, and get some historical context and perspective.... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Futurelawyer
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ASUS Teases its First Smartwatch Again. Here is a teaser ad for the new ASUS SmartWatch, which will be shown soon at IFA2014 in Berlin. ASUS seems always to be a little behind the curve for new gadgets; but, when... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Futurelawyer
Mark September 3d. The new Note 4 promises to be a revelation. I can't wait. Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Android tip: Your volume buttons can double as a camera shutter - Pocketables. Most of us are using our phones as our primary camera. One of the annoying things about the cameras, however, has been the lack of a shutter... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Futurelawyer
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I suppose no document is ever perfect. Thank, Charles Fincher, for the reminder. Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Futurelawyer
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http://www.parrotparrot.com/articles/parrotsinthenews/is-your-parrot-a-lefty/I knew there was a reason I liked Parrots so much. It turns out a majority of them are lefthanded. These magnificent creatures are in their right mind. Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Futurelawyer
Have we forgotten how to write? One of the innovations of the Galaxy Note line of phones is the active stylus. You can write in cursive, and do all sorts of things with the results. On September 3d, when the... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Don%u2019t Get Bullied by IT | Innovation Insights | WIRED. The BYOD movement has created headaches for BigLaw IT Departments. The Shadow IT systems discussed in this article are a nightmare. When you are the only guy in the room,... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Futurelawyer
For Friday, I give you the first appearance of Robin Williams on the Tonight Show. What brilliant extemporaneous humor. An awesome talent, gone too soon. Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Execupundit.com: Errors: Pro and Con. Yes, I know. Discretion and professionalism and all that other stuff requires us to hide our true feelings in many situations. This greases the skids of progress, and enables the world to operate smoothly. What,... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Accessory of the Day: Samsung Galaxy S5 replacement battery and wall charger combo. One of the things I love about the Galaxy universe of Android phones is that the back cover pops off, and a fresh new day's worth of... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Google Voice Search now supports more than 50 different languages. The constant improvement of Google Voice Search is taking us to new places. Remember the talking computers in StarTrek? They are now more fact than fiction. I talk to my... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Voice-enabled tablets are selling like hotcakes | Pocketnow. Okay, I have done some pretty radical experiments in the gadget arena. However, I try to practice at home, and don't go out in public. No, bozo, I am not talking about... Continue reading
Posted Aug 21, 2014 at Futurelawyer
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Galaxy Note 4 Powered by 64-bit Exynos 5433 Benchmarked, Only Beat by One Other Chipset | Droid Life. How does a 64 bit octa-core processor that will be the fastest chipset in the universe sound? In a couple of weeks,... Continue reading
Posted Aug 21, 2014 at Futurelawyer