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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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Chromebooks and the Law Office. Can you run a law office on a Chromebook exclusively? Probably. Will I? No. There are many reasons why I will keep my Windows tablet and programs. First, security. While I could probably do my... Continue reading
Posted 5 hours ago at Futurelawyer
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Exhibit A: This is a photo this morning of Covent Garden, Great Britain. This is the line outside the Apple store an hour AFTER it opened. These persons want an IPhone 6. Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Futurelawyer
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Samsung Galaxy Note 4 pre-orders begin September 19, goes on sale October 17 [Updated] | Android and Me. Friend, Bill Holmes, was spot on when he predicted that I would be busy pre-ordering the Galaxy Note 4 today. With a... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Futurelawyer
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Galaxy Tab S 10.5. Yesterday was the first day I could upgrade my old Galaxy Tab 10.1 with the brand new Galaxy Tab S 10.5 at the Verizon store. In fact, the store employee I got didn't even know it... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Futurelawyer
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Virtual LegalTech� Trade Shows - the most important legal technology events online.. I am at a LegalTech trade show today. But, I am still at my desk practicing law. Call me the multi-tasker. In between hearings, appointments, and document creation,... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Chromecast support added for Slingbox owners who have Android smartphones | Android Central. If asked what my favorite gadget was, the answer used to be easy. My Slingbox has allowed me to watch Rays baseball in Chicago hotel rooms, it... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Southeast Asia Hit by Another Broken Undersea Internet Cable. Have you seen the TV commercial in which the up escalator is slowed to a snail's pace, which the down escalator is normal speed? I get frustrated just watching the commercial.... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Microsoft Brings Android Wear Support to OneNote, %u201COkay Google, Take a Note%u201D | Droid Life. I have been getting a lot of questions about watch wearable computers like the Gear 2 Neo and the Gear Live. The Gear Live is... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Futurelawyer
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A Chinese city has made a special sidewalk for phone addicts. I suppose it was inevitable. In a push to protect us from ourselves, governments are creating special traffic lanes for phone users, who walk and text with their heads... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Oh, great. Now, the Smart Internet of Things is coming to a piece of jewelry near you. SWMBO will be clamoring for this stuff. It occurs to me that the functions of a SmartWatch, which SWMBO loves, would be awesome... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Galaxy Note 4 Release Date (U.S.) Heating Up. Thanks to Apple, I have several early upgrades avaiable on my account, and the first will be used next month for the Galaxy Note 4. The Note 4, like its predecessors will... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Thanks to Apple, Verizon customers with an upgrade before November 15 can upgrade now | Android and Me. Well, Hell must be freezing today. Because, I have Apple to thank for something. Due to the impending introduction of iPhone 6,... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Is Android Safe Enough for Attorneys to Use?. The Android Lawyer does a nice job, in this article, explaining that safe computer and Internet use is more a result of what is between your ears than outside them. Clueless lawyers... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Sony takes on the Surface Pro with the VAIO Tap 11, its first Windows 8 tablet (hands-on). I don't understand why Sony would create, a year ago, the best hybrid tablet on the planet, and then decide to cancel it... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Did Google create a better smartwatch interface than Apple?. As longtime readers know, I scrupulously avoid criticizing Apple and its products. Not. When I saw the new Apple Watch, it occurred to me that the design was spot on. A... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Florida Parrot Rescue. Got this photo from my favorite Parrot Rescue site: Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Futurelawyer
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When I am in charge of the world, more libraries.... Execupundit thinks Cultural Offering nails it with this description of an old fashioned library with books stacked high to the ceiling, and dark wood desks, and paper, and light and... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Okay, reality check. Prior to World War II, these British inventions became popular. We all know about the Gas Masks; but, what to do about baby? Why, a gas proof carriage, of course. At least, nowadays, we all know that... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Here's Why Google Plus is About to Get Seriously Awesome - TechnologyGuide.com. Google Hangouts is now my primary method of messaging. I can do voice, video and SMS text messaging right from the Google Plus home screen. Just enter a... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Has Apple jumped the shark with its latest news? | TechnologyTell. If you aren't old enough to remember when Happy Days' Fonz first "jumped the shark", stop what you are doing and Google the phrase. Learn all about it, and... Continue reading
Posted Sep 12, 2014 at Futurelawyer
Micahael Wade posted this the other day; and, since I have been thinking about death lately, I wanted to share it. Prufrock wondered whether he should "dare to eat a peach". When death is imminent, we wonder about opportunities lost.... Continue reading
Posted Sep 12, 2014 at Futurelawyer
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Why T-Mobile wants to give you a wireless router for free. T-Mobile is providing free C band routers to its customers. Why? Because T-Mobile's new pricing schemes have increased their customer base, and using WiFi to make calls with the... Continue reading
Posted Sep 12, 2014 at Futurelawyer
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.I am still waiting for a real Smart Watch that does video calling. Continue reading
Posted Sep 12, 2014 at Futurelawyer
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How to Find Free Wi-Fi Hotspots When Travelling. Okay, How To Geek is about helping us use our computers and gadgets more efficienetly. However, I take issue with this article about how to find free WiFi when traveling; primarily, because... Continue reading
Posted Sep 11, 2014 at Futurelawyer