Tag Archive: functionality

Oct 01 2014

What’s the difference between a laptop and a tablet?

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Right now, Microsoft has a commercial it’s airing where it compares Microsoft Surface 3 to Apple’s MacBook Air. The commercial, to me, is very interesting because Microsoft wants to make the comparison between Microsoft Surface and basically a standard laptop. This begs the question, so what’s the difference between a laptop and a tablet? The commercial …

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Apr 03 2014

Microsoft OneNote 2013 [free] – No Send to Blog

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Microsoft OneNote has been one of those applications from Microsoft and I thought was a good effort on their part. The application itself is not overly complicated and it provides a basic function build organize one’s information in several different environments; like home, work or school. one of the more attractive features of Microsoft OneNote …

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Apr 22 2013

Are you having trouble choosing between Evernote and Google Keep?

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If you’re not already using one, you should really start thinking about using a note taking application or service to keep all the snippets of information, ideas or thoughts in a singular place so that you can retrieve them later. Most people have passing thoughts and have the inclination to say, that’s a great idea, …

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Dec 21 2012

Facebook finally adds drag-and-drop for uploading images

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As Facebook rages on to chip away at any personal privacy on online with their service, they continue to make small incremental changes to the service to simplify for their members to use it; to get more images in to the system. I have used other applications in the past that allow you to right-click …

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Nov 09 2012

Is Microsoft making other hardware manufacturers upset over Microsoft Surface?

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It’s very interesting that Microsoft has decided to get into the hardware game. Interesting because, primarily, Microsoft has been a software company relying on hardware manufacturers to facilitate a complete presentation of a PC. Apple has been the company that’s always been striving to marry the software with the hardware, in one package, controlling the …

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Nov 06 2012

Skype shares good news; the death of Microsoft Messenger

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Skype says they have good news to share; the death of Microsoft Messenger. Microsoft messenger has been one of those bloated instant messaging applications that Microsoft loves to push to all their desktops, but the problem with Microsoft Messenger is that it’s never been something that most people would consider ‘open’. Microsoft has always held …

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Jul 11 2012

Mozilla Drops Thunderbird over web-based solutions

This week has been somewhat of a disappointment for many people who use Mozilla’s Thunderbird. Mozilla has made the announcement that they’re slowing down development on Thunderbird to put more effort into the Firefox operating system. Mozilla Thunderbird has been a standard for e-mail clients for years, competing directly with Microsoft Outlook and other popular …

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Nov 25 2011

2012: Windows Live Writer Top 10 Plug-ins – Most Useful

Windows Live Writer is a fantastic offline blogging tool with a WYSIWYG editor. It interfaces with just about any blog service [Blogger, LiveJournal, TypePad, WordPress, etc.] If you’re a blogger you’ll find this tool incredibly helpful- and it’s refreshingly free from Microsoft. A large number of bloggers use Windows and use Windows Live Writer to …

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