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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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After viewing this video, I will be bringing my Chromecast to ABA TechShow this year. Hopefully, the projector will have an HDMI port to plug in my Chromecast, and I will connect to my personal WiFi network and project a... Continue reading
Posted 12 hours ago at Futurelawyer
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Google Now gains integration with 40 third-party apps | Android and Me. Google Now already keeps me up to date with a swipe of my finger. It gives me the birthdays of significant persons in my life, the current weather,... Continue reading
Posted 18 hours ago at Futurelawyer
Five Thoughts on the Future for Solo and Small Firm Lawyers - Attorney at Work - Attorney at Work. I agree with the points made in this article by Jim Calloway, and his interviewee, Professor William Henderson. Success in the... Continue reading
Posted 18 hours ago at Futurelawyer
ABA TECHSHOW 2015 | Fashion Do%u2019s and Don%u2019ts %u2013 How Will Wearable Tech Work In Your Law Practice?. Robert Sisson and I will be talking about Wearable tech for lawyers at ABA TechShow in Chicago on April 17th. I will... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Futurelawyer
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I actually do this, since I put the router in my home office. Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Futurelawyer
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Vision Quest for the Legally Blind | Transparency. As my readers know, I have an interest in augmented reality and virtual reality, and have enjoyed using the Samsung Galaxy VR glasses for virtual travel, and viewing 360 degree videos, in... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Futurelawyer
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James Stockdale - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. When asked who survived in the Vietnam POW camps, James Stockdale said the "optimists",because, after their hopes kept getting dashed, they died of a broken spirit. He survived because, while never losing hope... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Futurelawyer
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The Future of Wearables Isn't a Connected Watch | WIRED. I disagree with Matt Honan about the utility, or lack thereof, of connected wearables. He has a drawer full of early devices that he never recharged because they only did... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Microsoft Excel for Tablet - Android Apps on Google Play. And, last, but not least, the official version of Excel, formatted for your Android tablet. If you are into spreadsheets, and you want to spend the whole plane ride crunching... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Futurelawyer
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PowerPoint for Tablet - Android Apps on Google Play. In addition to Word, PowerPoint is now available for Android Tablets, and you can get it here. I hesitated before posting this link. Some of you should not be allowed within... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Microsoft Word for Tablet - Android Apps on Google Play. Here is the download page for today's launch of Microsoft Word For Android Tablets. It is able to sync with cloud services, and otherwise will warm the heart of Word... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Office for Android tablets is here%u2014just mind the system requirements | Ars Technica. I have yet to be able to do productive work on a word processor running in a tablet without connecting to a decent keyboard and mouse. And,... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Futurelawyer
When Can A Slanderous Facebook Posting Support Personal Jurisdiction? | Low, Ball & Lynch - JDSupra. Other than not wanting others to see us in a negative light, there are reasons why you shouldn't say anything bad about somebody else... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Tim Cook Says Apple Watch Ships In April | TechCrunch. It appears that Apple is finally going to ship the Apple Watch in April. Of course, Android watches have been here for several years now, and I wouldn't be without... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Vivaldi - A new browser for our friends. Despite the name, this is a web browser, by the former founder of Opera. It shares Opera's minimalist tradition; but, it is slated to do much more. The technical preview can be... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Thomas Jefferson - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Thomas Jefferson was interested in the technology of his time. Of course, printed books were the height of that technology. But, sometimes, it is nice to imagine him in social media and the... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Futurelawyer
I want David Pogue's job. Really. He gets to see every bit of new tech out there. The next best thing is to watch this Nova episode, in which you can see everything that is happening in tech, and how... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Futurelawyer
Florida Court Finds No Expectation of Privacy on Facebook | The National Trial Lawyers. Larry Bodine links to this article about a recent Florida 4th D.C.A. case, in which the Court found that there was no reasonable expectation of privacy... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Futurelawyer
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These are Samsung's Qi charging backs for the Galaxy Note 4 | Android Central. It appears that the standard QI wireless charging system is becoming standard. If you are one of those persons who isn't, like I am, religious about... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Leatherman's New Wearable Tech Can Repair Your Wearable Tech | WIRED. Let's have some man grunt love for the newest tool in the Leatherman arsenal. My most valuable tool is a flat Leatherman multi-tool. Screwdrivers, pliers, knife, etc in one... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Futurelawyer
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TAG Heuer Formula 1 Watch for Men with Black Face - Sam's Club. This classy Tag Heuer Formula 1 watch, with Black face, is very expensive looking, and that is even with a $300 Sam's Club discount. Functionally, it tells... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Bluez 2 Bone-Conducting Headphones Are Stylish and Simple, But Costly. Don't like sticking little ear plugs in your ears to talk on the phone or listen to music? Have I got a product for you. Bone conduction has come a... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Futurelawyer
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I have a sign in my waiting room that advises all to "Save the Drama For Your Mama". This old Polish proverb says it differently but well: Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Futurelawyer
It has been a delayed launch for Lollipop (Android 5.0.1) because of problems linking Samsung's hated interface TouchWiz with Lollipop. So, Verizon users, now, after waiting too long for Lollipop on our Note 4s, we get to wait for Verizon... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Google is planning to become a wireless carrier | Android and Me. Obviously, its failure to succeed as a device manufacturer hasn't dampened Google's enthusiasm to move into new markets. News that it is going to use TMobile as a... Continue reading
Posted Jan 23, 2015 at Futurelawyer