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EssentialMac | 03/03/2015

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Nuance Announces Dragon Dictate Medical for Mac, version 4

03/02/2015 |

Dragon Dicate 4 for Mac has long since been a staple part of the blogging diet.  Either recording thoughts for transcribing later on or pacing around using Dragon Remote Microphone for a wireless dictating experience, Dragon Dictate v4 has been freakishly accurate.
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How Intel lost the mobile chip business to Apple’s Ax ARM Application Processors

30/01/2015 |

I’m not one for posting links to other sites, especially those rumour sites but this one is worth a read.  Intel was lined up to be Apple’s sole supplier of chips and then dropped the ball in a way that makes IBM not trademarking the PC seem almost forgivable.
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YouTube. HTML 5 First, Flash 2nd. Steve Was Right After All

29/01/2015 |

Remember when Android users rejoiced and poured scorned that a lowly iPhone couldn’t display flash.  Remember that Steve Jobs penned his his famous “Thoughts on Flash”.  Hell I’ve even posted an article on how to reduce flash CPU usage by up … Read More

Edifier Prisma Encore Complement your personal computer with the Edifier Prisma Encore.

23/01/2015 |

Complement your personal computer with the Edifier Prisma Encore. This stylish and modern looking speaker set features a 40W subwoofer, 2 x 12W satellite speakers, touch-sensitive volume and playback controls; and a remote control. It connects via the auxiliary input … Read More

PlayBox For iOS, A Rival For PopCorn Time That Doesn’t Need Jailbreaking

20/01/2015 | 2

PopCorn time gained notoriety by allowing viewing of movies and TV normally needing downloading via torrents right on your iOS device. The “Netflix of BitTorrent,” Popcorn Time could be installed on your iOS device without jailbreaking but success seems to vary.  PlayBox offers Popcorn Time-esque movie viewing for those on Android and iOS, and for those on iPhone, iPad or iPod touch, your device will not need to be jailbroken in advance.
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Busted – Netflix’s Rumoured VPN crackdown. It’s Rubbish

19/01/2015 |

It gets even more interesting today in the Netflix vs People who want to watch decent programming that isn’t available in their own country.  Reports would have you believe that Netflix is said to have cracked down on illicit video streamers from abroad.
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Top Gear Season 22 To Be Simulcast WorldWide To Beat Piracy.

19/01/2015 |

Top Gear season 22 could mean the start of a new radical shift by the BBC to stop piracy, well at least for Top Gear, something which Jeremy Clarkson has alluded to a few times.  Season 22 of Top Gear will be simulcast around the world when the new series premiers 26th January, 8PM GMT

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UnoTelly, It’ll Still Work With Netflix Over VPN

08/01/2015 |

A couple of weeks ago Netflix changed it’s Android offering of Netflix to hard encode it’s own DNS settings.  This mean that even if you used UnoTelly or HideIPVPN to access content that;s not available in your country it would no longer work.  Today UNOTelly have made a statement.
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