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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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US woman forced to provide her fingerprint to unlock seized iPhone | Ars Technica UK. I know. You aren't a criminal. You have nothing to hide. That doesn't mean that you want an overzealous police officer or prosecutor to meander... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Futurelawyer
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Back in the Seventies, before most of you were born, we were amazed by ads like this one from RadioShack. These computers were the workhorses of the offices and homes of the day, and they were entirely self-contained. No Internet,... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Futurelawyer
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New version of Google Keyboard has a useful one-handed texting mode. Yes I can. The new Google Keyboard 5.0 has a one-handed mode that is great for phones that actually fit in one hand. Of course, we geeks like phones... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Futurelawyer
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Android at work: 38 business-worthy apps | TechConnect. Law practices, big and small, have been hearing of the benefits of iPad and other Apple products for some time now. But, it is about time you heard about the "other" mobile... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Futurelawyer
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I first wrote about this a couple of years ago, in reference to a story about a lawsuit involving a man upset about having to look at oil derricks adjacent to his property. "It all depends upon your "point of... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Okay, you are probably alive, if you are reading this this bright Monday morning. But, are you living? Are you worried about your health? Are you worried about dying? Many of us have almost died at least once; and, I... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Matter Not At Issue %u2013 Reversible Error | Florida Rules Decisions Reporter. My nonlawyer readers can stop reading this post now. This one is for Florida lawyers only. A couple of BigLaw lawyers, (yes, I like some of them :-)),... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Microsoft 10: You're Almost Perfect. Phil, baby, the Operating System is supposed to be boring! I, too, am a tech junkie. I love a new computer, and, just as Philip Kushmaro was excited to receive and set up his new... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Execupundit.com: Pick One. Execupundit teases the brain again today. His options aren't really options for getting something done. They are prescriptions for failure. Choose Option Eight: Just do it. Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Manything | Monitor Anything with Manything. I have been testing the free beta version of Manything's software, and it is working great. I installed it on an old Note 3 and connected it to my home WiFi. I then accessed... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Couple distraught after booking dream vacation from the wrong Birmingham - CNET. Okay, it really isn't funny that this woman booked a flight from Birmingham, Alabama, instead of Birmingham, England, where she lives. But, it could be worse. What if... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Little Corella Photograph by Evie Hanlon. Not as well known as her cousin, the Cockatoo, the Little Corella is a beautiful parrot nonetheless. Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Futurelawyer
I love my Samsung Gear VR headset. It allows me to immerse myself in a 3D world of virtual reality for a few minutes, and you can really lose yourself in the experience. I don't want the really expensive higher... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Google patents device that you inject into your eyeball - CNET. Still think wearable computing is a fad? In the future, we will inject devices into our bodies to correct problems. Google has patented an implantable device that will correct... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Futurelawyer
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The Ultimate Way to get to Inbox Zero. Yes, I am that guy. I religiously go through my emails, and relentlessly move emails I can't deal with immediately to a pending folder, and delete or deal with the rest until... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Microsoft disables Google Chrome and Firefox for Cortana on Windows 10 - Business Insider. It is so typical Microsoft (and Apple for that matter) to attempt to control users' use of its products, and to stifle the user's free choice.... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Futurelawyer
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I still remember the first day I drove myself to work after heart surgery last year. SWMBO and my Doctors didn't want me to drive. You can imagine whether that stopped me. I remember the rain, and the feeling of... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Futurelawyer
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A Lawyer Addressed Justice Ginsburg By The Wrong Name. Her Response Was Perfect.. I am certain that if I ever got the opportunity to make an argument before the U.S. Supreme Court, I would be petrified. If I then called... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Futurelawyer
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If there is one thing a near death experience will give you, it is a greater appreciation of the beauty of life each day. We all have problems, stress, anxiety, and more. However, we have the power to control how... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Futurelawyer
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How to move from iOS to Android | AndroidGuys. It is probably a fools errand; but, I live in the hope that my Apple using children, and some of the other people I know, will wake up one day to... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Futurelawyer
Is there a greater speech than the St. Crispin's Day speech by Henry, facing 5 to 1 odds against the French? Kenneth Branagh always gets my juices flowing when I am down in the dumps. "Old men forget". "We, band... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Samsung planning US$9b down payment on iPhone displays, Technology - THE BUSINESS TIMES. After Apple and Samsung have litigated each other into the new century, and intellectual property lawyers have made a lot of money in that litigation. However, while... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Futurelawyer
Samsung planning US$9b down payment on iPhone displays, Technology - THE BUSINESS TIMES. Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Futurelawyer