Tag Archive: author

Apr 03 2013

Gmail updates their compose window to benefit mobile users

Composing new emails with Gmail are going to different next time you use it. It’s rare that changes are made that people actually like, Change with anything is rarely acceptable to most people, but change must come and Google [which is in a constant state of beta] has added some new features to the compose …

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Mar 14 2013

Windows Live Writer 2012: How To Return The Plug-in Sidebar

If you were among the many that were using Windows Live Writer 2009, you probably remember having a plug-in bar on the right hand side of the composition window; having direct access to the plug-ins that you have installed for Windows Live Writer. When Windows Live Writer got updated with the new user interface, Microsoft …

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Mar 12 2013

MRC Compose: Add Recipients In Thunderbird Like Microsoft Outlook

One of the better plug-ins that I’ve been using lately has been MCR Compose for Thunderbird. it’s a great plug-in, I wrote about it back in November, but there’s been some updates to it and I wanted to shows some screenshots that are available for it. It changes the e-mail compose window to be something …

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Oct 02 2012

Want to lose those last few friends you have sending you emails? Use this Mozilla Thunderbird plug-in

Are you anal enough that when people send you emails, and they’re not formatted correctly; do you just freak the hell out? Do you start off on a diatribe in private about where’s the proper subject, or what in the hell would someone send this e-mail to me; it’s stupid! Well, happy birthday… There’s a …

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Jan 19 2012

SOPA: going dark- did it get any attention?

While several of the largest websites [Like Digg, Facebook and Twitter] didn’t do anything for SOPA [not even a banner of text], there was an impact yesterday [January 18th]. A difference was made in awareness and attention has been brought to the world. The people of the Internet have shown they have a voice and …

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Sep 13 2011

Mozilla Thunderbird Plug-in: SocialMail 0.6.2b

One of my favorite plug-ins for Thunderbird; it’s actually the plug-in that saved Thunderbird from being replaced by something else [for me]. SocialMail is a plug-in that mimics the functions of Xobni. Xobni has openly said that they have no interest in creating a plug-in for Thunderbird, and doing for Thunderbird what is Xobni has …

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Sep 08 2011

Mozilla Thunderbird Plug-in: Follow Up

One of the most attractive things about Thunderbird is the extensions that can be loaded to expand it’s ability to gain something that the base application doesn’t have innately. I believe everyone has had a need to be able to right-click and say remind me about this later. It seems like such an obvious thing …

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Sep 03 2010

Windows Live Writer Gallery Overhaul Coming

It’s all about the plug-ins. If Microsoft has learned nothing else from Mozilla Firefox and Chrome, it’s the fact that plug-ins make or break an application. I received an email several days ago and it said that all existing plug-ins and NEW plug-ins are going to have to go through a new process to post …

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Jan 11 2010

Blogging: Auto Tag Generator Plug-In for Windows Live Writer

Using Windows Live Writer is probably one of the most useful and smart tools you can use with blogging. And just short of that, is coming up with tags for the articles you write. But thanks to a plug-in for Windows Live Writer, your posting experience is going to get easier. The answer is ‘Auto …

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Mar 08 2009

Explained: RSS feeds

So, you’ve see this ICON? You see it everywhere; well, what is it? What does it stand for and should you be afraid of it? It’s RSS (Really Simple Syndication) the indication that a site, page or content has the ability to be subscribed to. Hey- I never thought about it until recently, and I’ve …

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