Turn your smartphone into a pocket translator for free!

If you have an iPhone or an Android phone, you are probably looking for new and cool things to do with your phone.  Although I’ve reviewed and recommended many apps on this blog over the years (to find them run this Google Search: https://www.google.com/search?q=realtytechbytes.com+apps)I haven’t run across anything as useful and cool as I am…

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Happy New Year!

Jerry Kidd

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Merry Christmas!

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Christmas waves a magic wand over this world,
and behold,
everything is softer and more beautiful.
Norman Vincent Peale

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Document scanning on your iPhone

While on vacation recently I had the need to send a paper document to someone.  I had no scanner or fax machine available to me.  To compound matters, the document needed to be in Kansas that afternoon…and I was in Maui! I really didn’t feel like going in search of a fax machine, so I…

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MagicPlan puts the magic in the plan!

I recently ran across a free app for the iPhone and iPad that really impressed me.  It’s called MagicPlan and the way that it creates floor plans on your “i device” is truly magical. Essentially you just fire up the app which turns on the rear facing camera.  You then tap a few buttons when…

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Getting a new Mac for Christmas?

Making the switch from a Windows based PC to a Mac makes a lot of sense.  And rather than try to convince you why I feel that way, I’ll send you off to a page on the Apple site that really illustrates my statement: http://www.apple.com/why-mac/ I’ll wait for you to go and take a look,…

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A major talent is available for hire

After several years of mostly enjoyable free-lancing and consulting I have decided that I am most happy (and productive) when working in a team environment! So, I am entering the job market.  From all reports, the real estate industry in the San Francisco Bay Area is doing well and it is my hope to find…

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Doorsteps opens the door for buyers

Have you heard about Doorsteps?  Maybe not because up until very recently it was an online tool only for first time homebuyers.  From their blog: “Our mission is simple: turn every curious buyer into a confident buyer. And when the time is right, every confident buyer into a committed one.” (There is a very well done video on the site that explains the…

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