Legal Software

Top 3 Game changing technologies from the ABA TECHSHOW 2013 Exhibitor Hall

By at 13 April, 2013, 1:13 pm

There were three technologies in the Exhibit hall at ABA TECHSHOW 2013 that brought me a WOW moment when I learned about them. These three technologies have the potential to be game changers for lawyers. Learn why I think a video conferencing and screen sharing service, technology from HP and a MS Word add-in are potentially game changing technology for lawyers after the break.

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Grab this FreeDragon NaturallySpeaking Command Cheat Sheet

By at 15 February, 2013, 12:25 pm

Dragon NaturallySpeaking (DNS) version 12 is a terrific program, but trying to remember all of the commands can be a challenge. Nuance, the maker of DNS has compiled this handy two page Command Cheat Sheet that you can download for free here. And if you are curious about the state of speech recognition on your Windows, Mac and smart devices (think iPhone and Android), don’t miss my ABA TECHSHOW 2013 session Speech Recognition: Hear, There, and Everywhere Friday April 5 at 8 AM.

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Gizmos, Gadgets and Widgets

By at 8 October, 2012, 2:31 pm

Gizmos, Gadgets 7 Widgets is one of my favorite presentations, especially when I get a chance to present it with a great friend and speaker like Bryan Sims, at the 2012 Illinois Solo & Small Firm Conference in September 2012. In this fast-paced conference favorite, Bryan and I share a look at the lighter side of technology, tips and gadgets for your law office and your life. I’ts a fast and furious presentation in person, but even the slides are fun and useful.

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Track Changes in MS Word mobile Documents using Byte Squared app

By at 11 June, 2012, 5:25 pm

I was recently asked if there was a way to track changes on a mobile device in MS Word devices. At that time I wasn’t aware of any app having this capability. That has changed (at least for iOS devices) with the release of Office2 (Office Squared) from Byte2 (Byte Squared) in the UK. Sean Doherty over at LTN News has reported in his article Byte Squared Releases Mobile Office Tool With ‘Track Changes’ that Byte Squared is the first app provider out of the gate with this technology

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Fastcase Releases its Free Android Legal Research App, Android Users Rejoice!

By at 5 June, 2012, 10:59 am

I am happy to report that this is been rectified with the release of the new free Android app for Fastcase today. Once you install and register the app (free for anyone). you are presented with a simple and uncluttered home screen that presents you with three options: 1) search case Law; 2) search statues; or 3) browse statutes.

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