Tag: Linux

Dec 16 2015

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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Nov 30 2015

WordPress.com Releases A New Offline Blogging App

There’s a new option in the world of off-line blogging. As one of the many people who use WordPress as a blogging platform, I’m very excited to hear that WordPress.com is going through a major update. Eventually, the stuff that they’re releasing will make it down to other self-hosted WordPress sites. WordPress has made great improvements …

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Jul 03 2013

Windows 7 Recovery Sucks

A few weeks ago, I was reminded of how fragile Windows operating system really is. My machine crashed, and I wasn’t able to log into the operating system. Because of one operating system file, my computer became a huge hunk of nothing more than a paperweight. Windows operating system is the most dominant operating system …

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Apr 06 2013

Plex Media Server: Applying the Updates/New versions Automatically

Plex is a wonderful application that allows you to easily organize your media library to where it’s the most beneficial. It doesn’t matter if you’re wanting to listen to MP3’s, watch movies or share pictures. Plex has the ability to organize this information and give it one of the best presentations you can have. In …

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Feb 25 2013

Smartphones: Giving Ubuntu A Solid Chance In The Market

Over the past couple weeks, I noticed that there’s been several articles and information about the introduction of a Firefox phone and a Ubuntu phone. I think it’s pretty bold that other companies would want to enter into a market that was already dominated by android platform, as well as Apple. It’s pretty hard imagining …

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Feb 08 2013

How To Remove Ads From Skype

A little while back, Microsoft started placing advertisements in to the Skype application. I understand that Skype is, for the most part, a free application that extended to the public because of the advertisements that can be placed into it. The thing I didn’t like about the advertisements, as I understand it, is that Microsoft …

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Aug 18 2011

Microsoft Confirms Windows 8 App Store

The creation of the Microsoft application store is something that I’ve been talking about for years, but sadly, Microsoft hasn’t come around this idea until after everyone else has. Apple and Google have already established themselves with application stores for their operating systems, mainly the smartphones, but now that Microsoft has a new inspiration, with …

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Jul 27 2011

Lacking Focus: Mozilla’s Boot to Gecko

Mozilla has finally wandered further in to Microsoft territory with this latest project. Mozilla wants to offer it’s own version of an OS that’s based on a web browser. And while it’s a great idea in theory, it not a good move for them… The playing field is fierce right now with mobile operating systems …

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Apr 15 2011

Microsoft gives Vista users the FINGER with no Internet Explorer 10

With Microsoft not delivering on a mobile platform that works, and with their declining desktop operating system market dropping, Microsoft has decided to make an attempt to speed the process of their demise… by giving the finger to their customer base… that’s right— Microsoft has decided that Internet Explorer 10 is too good for Vista …

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Mar 02 2011

Where is Ubuntu in the Smartphone / Tablet Market?

It was a couple of years ago that DELL was starting to add Ubuntu to the PC offering as an alternative operating system. But right around the same time, there was a slow interaction of the new operating system called android. There was a lot of buzz around Ubuntu and they’ll offering computers with the …

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