Tag: changes

Gmail’s re-design; too little, too late, too little

Back in May 2013, Google’s Gmail had made some changes to their user interface, but the fact was that not enough changes were made to the interface to make it attractive. Microsoft’s Outlook.com looks and acts far superior; it’s clean design and function speaks for itself. Plus, it’s the preferred layout that pretty much everyone …

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Facebook, what are you doing with your trending topics?

Facebook is the most dominating website on the Internet for social networking and they’re constantly looking for ways to mess around with the interface; making small changes. I still haven’t figured out why Facebook won’t leave my personal settings alone, so that when I’m looking at my newsfeed, it leaves it on the settings that …

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Windows Live Writer goes Open Source- Open Live Writer

It’s been obvious for a long time that Microsoft has been completely neglecting one of the most popular applications they’ve ever seen for bloggers; Windows Live Writer. Lots of information and rumor has been spread for a long time about Windows Live Writer going open source. The moment that devout Windows Live Writer users have …

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Microsoft 2015: They’re making a lot of good decisions!

Microsoft has been going through some personality changes here lately. And to be truthfully honest, it’s very welcome. Over the past couple weeks we’ve seen some very positive news coming out of the Microsoft campus. It just seems Microsoft is changed it’s attitude and it’s more open, and more one. It’s almost like they understand …

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Techie Review: Able2Extract Professional 9

Last year, I was given the opportunity to review a piece of software that was very capable of working with PDF documents; it was called Able2Extract. The Able2Extract application specializes in being able to extract information from PDF documents. Luckily, I was invited to review the software package again. As everyone should know, PDF documents are the standard in …

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AutoHotKey: Tracking Emails Simple

  When you’re working on various projects, tracking emails in Microsoft Outlook or Thunderbird, various subjects can be daunting. I think everyone’s aware that email has some obvious limitations on tracking, but what’s interesting is that there’s not been any advancements with being able to follow email threads were conversations with email in a long …

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Save Your Battery- Stop Using The Facebook App On Your Phone

Over the past week,  I did a little experiment  with my android phone and its battery life.  I have been running into some issues with my android phone and the amount of battery life that I was getting.  My phone wasn’t lasting whole day without charge,  and this wasn’t acceptable considering that I don’t use  …

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ShareThis: When good services go bad

When you’ve been on the Internet for a long time, you find yourself using the same applications over and over you get to a point where you feel comfortable with a particular application, but in time, everything changes. And it’s unfortunate when those traditional/dependable applications make changes to their processes or the policies on how …

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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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