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Will Robots Replace Humans

I have been watching some of the new releases from CES. I have been amazed by how many robots are being displayed this year. It reminds me of when computers or TV’s were the hot topics. I am not talking about a robot the sweeps your carpets or even ones that mow your lawn. I am talking about full-fledged service robots. These are robots that interact with people as well as provides a service to the food and hotel industries. There is a hotel in Japan that is entirely run by robots. As soon as you check into the lobby … Continue reading

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New Technology In 2018

With each passing year, we always see new technology coming to our hands. I have to sit and wonder what will be next? Often I have people ask me what will be the next big thing? My reply is if I knew that I could be a very rich man. But I like most of you reading this normally sit back and waits to see what the next thing will be in technology. Let me begin by saying this might be the year for VR, Virtual Reality? I think VR will be used for more than just gaming. I think … Continue reading

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Truth About Internet Speed

While watching the news the other day my wife was very upset when a story came on about people paying for certain Internet speeds and not getting what they paid for. Since I was in the business of selling Internet to customers years ago I know a lot about what happens to the data as it crosses the wire. The simple truth is, you will never get the speeds you are paying for. WHAT! WHY? My wife tried to compare Internet speed to buying meat at the store, you ask for two pounds and you get two pounds. Better yet … Continue reading

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Artificial Intelligence Is It Coming

Is¬†Artificial Intelligence¬†coming or is it already here? I have been doing a little research into the possibility of AI and allowing our computers to become a sort of thinking machine. Now I know I might get a lot of backlash on this subject but take a minute and read on. I feel that some forms of AI are already around us. Not what you see in movies but what we are seeing in a lot of humans today. Just watch the people around you in a restaurant or at a ball game maybe even on public transportation. In movies they … Continue reading

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Photoshop Elements 12 Learning

Well it is completed. I now have what so many of you have been asking for! Photoshop Elements 12 Learning on DVD and also an online course. Now even if you don’t have high speed Internet and still want to learn Photoshop Elements 12 you can buy the DVD on the RIGHT. If you would like to take the course online and have life time access to it you can sign up here: Learn Photoshop Elements 12 Online. I hope to see your order or see you in the online course soon. Thanks for being a part of the Jacks … Continue reading

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What is a Podcast?

A Podcast is an online radio show. Most podcasts that you will find online are FREE. Podcasts are created and produced by people just like you. Someone sitting in front of a computer with an idea. We connect a microphone to the computer and use a free software program to record our thoughts and we begin recording. Podcasts are the thoughts of someone with something to share. Most of the time it is some form of learning. If I have an expertise and want to share what I know with the world. I can create a podcast and share my … Continue reading

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Windows XP RIP

It is official Windows XP has now passed away after many years of service. Born on August 24, 2001 and now dead on April 8, 2014 at the age of 13 years! In the technology world this is a very long life. What does this mean for you? If you are reading this and using Windows XP and have your computer connected to the Internet, “RUN”. No wait I am kidding. Well kind of anyway. The truth is you have to be more careful then ever when browsing the Internet. This is because Windows XP will become a hackers paradise. … Continue reading

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Free Preview Photoshop Elements Videos

I will be having live sessions on how to use Photoshop Elements 12. There is no set time and no set days. Please follow me on Justin TV and when I go live you will have access to watch as I create the videos for http://www.jtclearning.com. Enjoy this re-run from last night. VIDEO STARTS AT 3 MINUTES. Watch live video from Jacks Tech Corner on Justin.tv

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When Old Meets New

Technology has been solving issues all over the world and each and everyday. I never thought technology could be brought into something that I didn’t even know was an issue? My Step Daughter handed me her new vapor cigarette last evening. I looked at this little tube of metal and said what is this used for? She said that it is a way to smoke huka pipe without all of the smoke. With my wife yelling don’t smoke that thing in this house. My step daughter said not to worry it is a water vapor. NO SMOKE. I took a … Continue reading

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2 Step Verification

Yesterday we talked about security and keeping your digital life safe and personal. Today I was digging around and learning more about 2 step verification. And I found a cool app I wanted to share with everyone. The app is called, Google Authenticator. This app can be installed for FREE onto your IPhone or Android phone and it allows you to lock it down! I locked my GMail accounts down this morning and it only took me a few minutes. So how does this add extra security? Easy it adds a layer of security that you are adding to only … Continue reading

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