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Dragon NaturallySpeaking vs Google Docs

Dragon NaturallySpeaking vs Google Docs

| November 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

My goal was to perform an unscientific experiment to test the transcription accuracy of both Google Docs and Dragon NaturallySpeaking. I wanted to see if the expensive Dragon NaturallySpeaking was more accurate than the free Google Doc’s Voice Typing feature. How I Performed the Transcription Experiment Here is a listing of the equipment I used […]

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Silicone Keyboards – Are They Good for Typing?

Silicone Keyboards – Are They Good for Typing?

| November 9, 2017 | 2 Comments

After 2 years of using silicone keyboards they are still my preferred keyboard for typing. As a blogger and sometimes writer, I have several keyboards and typewriters (yes, I’m that old). The silicone keyboards have outlasted some of my more expensive and feature-rich keyboards.  I paid less than $20 for my keyboard and they’re even […]

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Transcribe Recorded Dictation with Google Docs

Transcribe Recorded Dictation with Google Docs

| October 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

Imagine my elation when I found out I could use Google Docs to transcribe recorded dictation. I couldn’t believe it. I knew it had the capability to transcribe voice to text, but to transcribe pre-recorded utterances? Well, that’s a horse of a different color. As a writer I often use voice recognition software. My software […]

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GPS Navigation with the WAZE App

GPS Navigation with the WAZE App

| October 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

This Low Tech Grandma is blazing a new trail by learning how to use the WAZE app.  It’s a freely available turn-by-turn navigation app. I feel like I’m in the big league now.  The WAZE navigation app helped me to navigate a 933 mile road trip.  WAZE not only got me to my destination and […]

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How to Navigate around Google Chrome on Amazon Fire TV Stick

How to Navigate around Google Chrome on Amazon Fire TV Stick

| September 12, 2017 | 2 Comments

In the last post I provided instructions on how I downloaded Google Chrome onto an Amazon Fire TV Stick. In that post I also provided instructions for downloading an app that enables the Fire Stick remote to serve as a computer mouse. Now that you’ve installed Chrome and it’s accompanying mouse, I feel it necessary […]

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How to Install Google Chrome on Amazon Fire TV Stick

How to Install Google Chrome on Amazon Fire TV Stick

| September 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

When I realized it was possible to install Google Chrome on an Amazon Fire TV Stick, it was the answer to several of my dilemmas. Prior to the Fire Stick I used Roku. What I liked about the Roku was the mirroring feature. It allowed me to cast whatever I had on my tablet or […]

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Amazon Fire TV Stick – Working with Kodi, Misfit Mods and Covenant

Amazon Fire TV Stick – Working with Kodi, Misfit Mods and Covenant

| August 25, 2017 | 2 Comments

What I love and hate about technology is the minute you have things figured out, there’s an update, upgrade, new build or new version…in other words, it screws things up and you have to recalibrate your brain in order to learn the new version and working with Misfit Mods is no different. My love/hate relationship […]

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Why I chose IPVanish as My VPN

Why I chose IPVanish as My VPN

| August 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

Now that I have the Amazon Fire TV Stick and am able to watch a ton of movies, I decided to get a VPN to hinder the tracking of my viewing pleasure. Not only that, I’ve come to find out that cable companies can not only track my online usage, but they are allowed to sell […]

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Jail Break Amazon Fire TV Stick

Jail Break Amazon Fire TV Stick

| August 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

Back in January or February of this year I was told about the Amazon Fire Stick and the fact that it could be modified to stream movies, sports and live TV for free. The modification is known as “jail breaking.”  The person telling me about jail breaking the Amazon Fire TV Stick had been using […]

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What to Do When Craigslist Flags and Removes Your Item

What to Do When Craigslist Flags and Removes Your Item

| May 3, 2017 | 3 Comments

The recent Craigslist flag really has me stumped. I’ve been buying and selling items on Craigslist for several years. A lot of the refurbished furniture in my house was purchased on Craigslist. In addition to the items I refurbished and kept, I was able to refurbish and sell many pieces. Last month I put two […]

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