Category : tech

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Solid State Drives (SSD’s) contain no moving parts, therefore the time it takes to read and or write data is slashed significantly, compared to a typical Hard Disk Drive (HDD’s) that contains heads, an actuator, and a spindle motor. Are Solid State Drives worth the extra money? Think of a SSD as a really large thumb drive (the one …
Technology- and all the thing that entails- is a wonderful thing for writers.  I spend a lot of time working with tech products, and they help me in many ways. I look for ways to improve our writing lives, and in my last post I talked about Mechanical Keyboards.  The post before that, Speech to Text Apps. These are …
Why on Earth would anyone pay $200 for a computer keyboard?! My last blog post (which was actually my first ever post on a website) talked about speech to text Apps that would save you the trouble of typing. I’m not a writer like many I am a tech person.  I love my teach toys, and love …
It’s national reading month and what better way to celebrate it than talking about e-readers. I am a bibliophile. Don’t get me wrong I love the feel of an actual novel in my hands. When I am at home I do read physical books. However, saying that I find myself on the road a lot …
Jellybeans make a wonderful, colorful snack; a wonderful operating system they do not. I have been writing and griping about Jellybean for a long time now and it seems the rest of the world is finally catching up. The buggy system had updates yes, but every time I updated something else stopped working entirely.And you …
With the many choices of tablets on the market which tablet would I recommend to writers? Simple. iPad. Like this one; Apple iPad Air MD788LL/B (16GB, Wi-Fi, Silver). When you open the box everything is simple-. The cable to charge your device, simple. Can be plugged in either way. No need to fumble with which way is …
I’ve written at length about how Facebook and Twitter, and other social media sites can hurt your bottom line or create a challenge for an author to continue to have book sales.  Use the technology wisely and it’s good for you, use it wrong and you’ll multiply your problems.  I’ve also written about how they …
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