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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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eFax: Internet Fax to Email Services | Send Faxes Online. Once upon a time, we transmitted anything that needed to be transferred immediately on a cool looking machine called a "facsimile machine". We paid $50 and up a month for... Continue reading
Posted 14 hours ago at Futurelawyer
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LG Watch Urbane LTE Preview - CNET. Well, this looks like a watch that I can use as an alternate to my Gear S. I love that the Gear has its own phone number and SIM card. However, the coming... Continue reading
Posted 16 hours ago at Futurelawyer
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How to restore deleted Gmail contacts | ITProPortal.com. We've all been there. Once in a while we decide that the detritus of our lives is too much, and we go on a Spring Cleaning binge. We live in a blur... Continue reading
Posted 18 hours ago at Futurelawyer
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If you have to sneak out of your room at night to get food, you are living with the wrong people. :-) Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Futurelawyer
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World Parrot Trust. My favorite worldwide parrot conservation organization is the World Parrot Trust in the U.K. WPT will once again be at the Think Parrots event, June 21st at Kempton Race Course, Middlesex, UK. The annual experience is a... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Futurelawyer
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5 Smartwatches That are Smarter than Apple Watch. Pal Robert Sisson sent this to me.. We both own several of these smart watches and can attest to their superiority the alleged Apple Watch. I use the term alleged because so... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Waiting for the Apple Watch: A less than luxury experience - CNET. If you have an iPhone, and you want a Smart Watch, you are stuck with waiting for Apple Watch. Some celebrities and some early adopters have them; but,... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Microsoft: The post-Windows company? | Money - WCVB Home. Microsoft is making its money these days as a hardware company (Surface) and a cloud company (Windows 365, Cloud services). It takes time for the battleship to turn around; but, when... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Futurelawyer
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I know that it is early for Parrot Sunday. But, I couldn't resist. Good friend, Russ Krajec, a patent lawyer of some renown, sent this to me today. It is a real patent from 1959 for a bird sanitary appliance.... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Google Is About to Make Your Wireless Carrier a Lot Less Relevant | WIRED. The deal Google has struck with T-Mobile and Sprint that makes Google a wireless carrier may have the effect of putting pressure on the wireless carriers;... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Futurelawyer
Okay, the coming LG Watch, which puts the LG G Watch in a fancy metal watch case, but keeps the classic Android Wear interface, is a good looking watch that would fit well into a jeweler's display case. But, it... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Futurelawyer
Wearable Computing For Lawyers. Thanks to Niki Black for the link to this European Lawyers article about my presentation at TechShow on wearable computing. Now, lawyers and barristers across the pond will be able to join our little wearable revolution. Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Smartwatches and other wearables can enhance the practice of law, attorneys say. Victor Li has done a nice job summarizing the wearables presentation the Bob Sisson and I did at TechShow last week. Wearables will enhance any lawyer's law practice... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Legal Credit Card Processing | Features | LawPay. We are all used to paying for products, both in person and online, with a debit or credit card. However, lawyers need to get paid also; and, the expense of legal matters... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Two men engage in iPhone vs. Android debate, end up stabbing each other | Android and Me. You all know that I enjoy a good Android versus iPhone debate as much as the next guy,. I love poking fun at... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Futurelawyer
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This Apple Watch with gold band is not for sale. When I see a story about extravagance that is so off the charts outrageous as the Apple Watch that costs more than a car, I get really angry. In a... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Futurelawyer
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LG G Watch doesn't have WiFi, all other Android Wear watches safe. Apparently the soup nazi has invaded wearable computing land. LG's G Watches have been touted as some of the best Android watches; but, it appears that the most... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Futurelawyer
How to check for software updates on Android Wear - CNET. I am beginning to love the Android Wear ecosystem. Having all Google Now notifications pop up on my wrist has become an essential part of the day. No more... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Android Wear update delivers WiFi support, always-on apps, and more | Pocketnow. In the next few weeks, Android Wear is delivering a game changing update to Android Wear Smart Watches. Unless you have a Gear S or other phone enabled... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Futurelawyer
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LawComix Blog Lawyer Cartoons by Charles Fincher, Esq.: Fire the Jury Consultant. The latest wisdom from Charles Fincher. Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Futurelawyer
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PayPal wants you to swallow your password (Wired UK). Instead of making an apppointment at the Apple Store to look at the latest product, we will likely be visiting a doctor for a biometric "pill" or implant that will identify... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Futurelawyer
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How to Master S Note on the Samsung Galaxy Note 4. if there is anything common to all lawyers, it is the ubiquitous legal pads, on which we write copious notes and laboriously try to decipher them later. For left... Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2015 at Futurelawyer
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Long-lasting Asus VivoWatch gets succinct intro, more details coming soon - GadgeTell | TechnologyTell. The new ASUS Zen Vivowatches are slim, beautiful, and the battery lasts a week. A week? Yes. But, don't expect it to run Android Wear, so... Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2015 at Futurelawyer
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Rose-Breasted Cockatoo | Parrot Parrot. Also known as the Galah, is the breed of parrot that my Pepper comes from. Pepper was rescued from a home with Pit Bull dogs when the owner realized the danger to the active little... Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2015 at Futurelawyer
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As promised, here is the link to the slides from our Android Apps presentation this morning. Good stuff. 60 Android Apps In Sixty Minutes. Continue reading
Posted Apr 18, 2015 at Futurelawyer