Episode 1159

My DVR Expander eSATA Edition DVR Extra Storage Link: Western Digital   This is a new version of Western Digital’s My DVR Expander series, for expanding the storage of your DVR.  This one has a faster eSATA connection, and is compatible with specific models of Scientific Atlanta and TiVo DVRs.  You can even hook up …

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Episode 1098

AVerLife Cinema Media Player for TV Link: AVerMedia   From AVerMedia, the AVerLife Cinema is a simple multimedia player for outputting to your TV.  No storage included, just a bare player with a card reader and a USB port for your input source, with HDMI (720p), component and composite out to the TV. MAD is …

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Episode 1024

Dragon NaturallySpeaking 10 Dictation Software Link: Nuance   Dick doesn’t do software that often, and Nuance‘s Dragon NaturallySpeaking 10 for the kilosode is an example. Probably the best voice recognition speech-to-text dictation software out there. Dick has the Professional Edition, but there are different versions to choose from. For the Mac user, there is MacSpeech …

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Episode 1020

Paint Pourri Scented Additive for Paint Link: Scentco Dick’s Gadget Warehouse   From the National Hardware Show of 2003, Paint Pourri was a scented additive which you could add to latex paint.   The scent would last for up to a year.  So has the product, and longer, as the product is still available.  That’s …

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Episode 928

FastPencil Book-Writing Portal Link: FastPencil   FastPencil is a book-writing portal which offers free tools and templates to help you write a book, and publish it on demand.  The website charges you a commission only when you sell a book.  It also charges for other forms of professional assistance, such as getting a professional book …

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