Microsoft PIX is an AI powered free IOS Camera App

You can download Microsoft PIX from the Apple app store now for free.  The claim to fame (according to Microsoft) is that it uses artificial intelligence to take the best possible shot every time without forcing the user to fiddle with any settings. This computer voodoo is possible because the app takes 10 pictures every… Continue reading Microsoft PIX is an AI powered free IOS Camera App

Get a cheap shareable 2nd number for your mobile phone

  There are many situations where I don’t want to give away my personal cell phone number (work, selling something, dating, etc). There are about a dozen apps that provide “burner” number but what if you need something semi-permanent? Something you can destroy but that you can also keep and use for 30/60/90 days or… Continue reading Get a cheap shareable 2nd number for your mobile phone

$220 worth of Android app free on the Amazon app store

Just in time for the holidays, Amazon is offering a staggering $220US (link) worth of Android apps for free. Some are great, some are bad, but all are free. Some of the more notable apps (being given away are): Plex client for Android Splashtop remote desktop  Sonic the hedgehog Fleksy keyboard (awesome by the way)… Continue reading $220 worth of Android app free on the Amazon app store

My top 10 Mac OS applications

I have been a technologist for the past 20 years helping customers streamline operations, reduce costs or increase profitability through the efficient use of technology. Over the years, the technologies have changed but one that has remained fairly influential over the last 10 years has been Microsoft Windows. Not only has it been a strong… Continue reading My top 10 Mac OS applications

Microsoft Safety Scanner – Free Windows malware cleanup tool

Everyone knows there is no perfect antivirus product do there are times when you may want a second opinion about your PC’s health. This is the market Microsoft is trying to help with the release of its new Microsoft Safety Scanner. The Microsoft Safety Scanner is a free download and performs and on-demand scan to… Continue reading Microsoft Safety Scanner – Free Windows malware cleanup tool

Windows8 TIP – Remove ads from built in apps

Some of Windows 8’s best built in apps (aka  bundles with the OS) and 3rd party apps are ad-supported. Many think its OK but for those that find this mildly annoying, keep reading. A writer nicknamed Olsn has written a very interesting article over at Indiegamr ezplaining how to get rid of those pesky annoying ads.… Continue reading Windows8 TIP – Remove ads from built in apps