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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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What Gives The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 The Upper Hand On The Apple iPhone 6?. Okay, now that Apple has joined the big phone revolution, a fair comparison can be made between it and its Android rivals. And, the biggest... Continue reading
Posted 23 hours ago at Futurelawyer
Florida Rules of Court Procedure. Many clients think they should be making the decisions and legal judgments in their cases. I'm not complaining; it is human nature. After all, it is their money on the line. However, if you think... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Futurelawyer
This Little USB Necklace Hacks Your Computer In No Time Flat | TechCrunch. So, you have followed FutureLawyer's advice and you think you are secure? You use an antivirus, anti-malware security software program, you don't open strange web pages or... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Futurelawyer
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CES 2015: the best smartphones, tablets, smartwatches, hybrids, laptops and other tech from Vegas | PC Pro. When I am walking the floor next month at CES 2015, I will be looking at the latest, greatest tech available on the... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Futurelawyer
Execupundit.com: Not So Obvious. How many of us do this? Wisdom from the sage of the SouthWest, Michael Wade: "Amid all of your endeavors, make sure that you are not striving, sweating, bleeding, and sacrificing to achieve something you really... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Futurelawyer
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Four Areas of Legal Ripe for Disruption by Smart Startups | Law Technology Today. While wearable computing, wireless access, computer security concerns, and mobile devices are certainly going to be hot areas of emphasis in the coming years; especially as... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Futurelawyer
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And, from friend plusser Ross Jurewitz we have this little gem: Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Futurelawyer
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Home - 2015 International CES, January 6-9. Yes, Virginia, FutureLawyer has been granted Press Credentials for CES in Las Vegas, and will be spending the week checking out new tech that you can use in your law practice, and in... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Futurelawyer
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25-Plus Predictions for the Legal Industry in 2015 | Business of Law Blog. Want to know what the New Year holds for the legal Industry in 2015. Look no further than this article by Frank Strong of LexisNexis. One of... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Speed up your statutes research � Fastcase. It is an open secret that Florida Bar members, as part of their dues, get free case law research at FastCase. I am amazed at how many Florida lawyers I meet who aren't... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Futurelawyer
This mashup of Lord of the Rings and the Office is hilarious; largely, because we can identify some of these characters' traits in our own offices. Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Netflix for Android now lets you control movies from your wrist. What is wrong with this picture? Are we SmartWatch users too lazy to pick up the Roku remote, or our Smartphones to control our NetFlix addiction? I say no!... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Samsung Digital Signage. Now that big screen LED TVs are way under a thousand bucks, it makes sense that Samsung is exploiting the small business market with these Advertising TVs. No computer necessary except to program them. Just plug in... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Futurelawyer
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CozyBot - Home of the perfect Android Accessory!. Thanks to LinkedIn user, Carl Whalley, for the heads up about this little $10 stand for any Android phone with a microUSB connection. Andy Android will remind you that you are styling... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Solo Practitioners: Do You Need a Paralegal? - Strategist. If you are a solo lawyer, and you need a paralegal, you need to take a look at your tech. With Efiling, Email, and other modern conveniences, a typical solo lawyer... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Acer offering up Iconia Tab 8 for $139 with $40 Best Buy gift card for the holidays | Android Central. If there is a person or persons on your Xmas list who doesn't have a KitKat tablet, this deal is... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Futurelawyer
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LazyDays RV Yep. That's what I need. Quality time in a 27 to 37 foot long room with one bathroom, and one sink, and a small refrigerator with SWMBO, She who will someday be SWMBO, Son who is taller than... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Futurelawyer
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While interested in science and gadgets and books (I can identify), Thomas Jefferson didn't ponder the cosmological theories of time and space, as did Stephen Hawking and fellow theoretical physicists. Jefferson was grounded in human pursuits, and thought a lot... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Futurelawyer
This beautiful video tour of Peru and the wild parrots there is an ecotour I would love to take someday. Put it on the bucket list, Rick. (Note: this is amateur video, but preserves the flavor of the tour) Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Futurelawyer
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2014%u2019s Best Android Apps for Lawyers | The Droid Lawyer%u2122. My friend, Jeff Taylor, advises that he has published his 2014 list of best Android apps for lawyers. It went up on December 1st, and I somehow missed it. So,... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Futurelawyer
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What if you could have free, government subsidized data? | Pocketnow. And, in the Saturday edition of "Are You Kidding Me?", there is a serious proposal to have the Government provide free broadband to everyone in the U.S. Of course,... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Futurelawyer
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The world's slimmest smartphone is now 4.75mm thick. Do you remember the gag film about the original iPad, in which a clueless guy tries to use the iPad as a knife? Well, life imitates art. The new Vivo from China... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Futurelawyer
2013%u2019s Best Android Apps for Lawyers | The Droid Lawyer%u2122. The apps on the Droid Lawyer's list for last year are still good choices for the Android using lawyer. My favorites are Fastcase (real case law research in your hand),... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Futurelawyer
Small Firm, Big Ego: A Memo You Must See | Above the Law. I don't care whether your firm is small or large. Memos like the one in this post are a problem, whether you are the partner or owner... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Futurelawyer