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My new favorite scanning app for court reporters is Scannable by Evernote! The ease and intuitiveness of this app is amazing. I already use Evernote to keep track of my digitized world. With this new app, scanning is even faster … Continue reading

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Skype is a software application that allows users to make voice and video calls and chat over the Internet with the click of a mouse.  With the advancement of this technology, sharing information has never been easier. I’ve been reporting depositions via … Continue reading

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If you are a court reporter who uses Case CATalyst software for your realtime output and have experienced issues with your feed suddenly stopping, you can follow the below steps to correct that problem like I did. I currently have … Continue reading

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backup ~ : a copy of computer data (as a file or the contents of a hard drive); also : the act or an instance of making a backup In today’s technologically savvy environment, there is no excuse not to … Continue reading

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Keeping abreast of technology is top of my to-do list! I constantly am on the lookout for new, improved, and enhanced products and software to help me be more productive. upgrade {noun} ~ an occurrence in which one thing is … Continue reading

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As licensed and certified court reporters, it is mandatory to obtain continuing education points.  Of course, there are many benefits, other than licensure retention, for attending learning events. Adding to existing knowledge base aids in our everyday work and transcript … Continue reading

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As court reporters, we have the occasion to upgrade our computers from time to time for various reasons. Perhaps your current computer is slow and sluggish New CAT software demands the upgrade New operating system is available Larger capacity hard … Continue reading

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It’s Court Reporting & Captioning Week!  Each year the National Court Reporting Association honors the unique professions of court reporting and captioning by showcasing to the public the large impact court reporters have had, and do have, on capturing history … Continue reading

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Backup audio media (BAM) is the term used for any audio recording and can include the audio synchronization tool built into a court reporter’s computer-aided transcription (CAT) software. Below are three best practices related to audio backup: It is the … Continue reading

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Covering court proceedings in Tennessee falls to the freelance court reporter at times. Occasionally, I am also called upon to cover preliminary hearings at 201 Poplar in Memphis, a/k/a criminal court. Apprehension: anxiety or fear that something bad or unpleasant … Continue reading

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