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I purchased a Cyber Acoustic headset (AC-201) after my old Logitech headset died. Because I didn’t need it for anything spectacular, I looked for an inexpensive headset to plug into my digital voice recorder. You see, I use voice recognition software that translates my dictation from my digital voice recorder. The digital voice recorder is [...]

There are times when you need to perform a simple mathematical equation in Word, but you just don’t want to get up from your computer to locate your calculator. Even worse, you don’t want to take the time to search through your desktop for the Calculator software program. Fortunately, Word 2003 has a simple and [...]

There comes a time in every family’s life when a decision has to be made. The life-changing decision is: Is Junior responsible enough to have a cell phone? This is not an age-old question. It’s one of those questions that are faced by this generation but were not faced by the prior generation. In the [...]

Dragon NaturallySpeaking voice recognition program is a tool that will enhance any writer’s productivity. While it is not an absolutely necessary writing tool to become successful as a writer, it sure is nice to have. I’ve found as a freelance writer, the more you write, the more you get paid. Yes, I do write because [...]

Windows Vista or NaturallySpeaking speech recognition software can really catapult a freelance writer’s productivity by leaps and bounds. It’s similar to the way that computers improved productivity from writing with pen and paper. Think about it for a moment. In the old days, research had to be done at a library or other information repository.  [...]

Parents, teachers and students alike can have a lot of fun creating free crossword puzzles with Eclipse Crossword Puzzle Maker.  These crossword puzzles can be used interactively online or printed on paper. The software is free and it takes about 15 minutes to create a simple puzzle (depending on the puzzle’s size and complexity). Creating an [...]