Tag: Long Time

Sep 09 2013

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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Jul 22 2013

Adobe – Stats for Nerds – playful or insulting?

Adobe Flash is one of those applications/plug-ins that ‘nerds’ hate for a few reasons. It’s bloated, it has security problems, it has one of the worst upgrade processes for a required Internet application/plug-in, and with the exclusion of Google Chrome adding this plug-in for your web browser is a PITA because Adobe doesn’t work with …

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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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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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Nov 07 2012

Thunderbird Plug-in: MRC Compose – Cool add-on

Do you use Mozilla Thunderbird and not like the way you address emails to others as your composing? I was checking out the new plug-ins for Thunderbird the other day and I noticed there’s a new plug-in called ‘MRC compose’… If you’re a longtime fan of Microsoft outlook or if you’re transitioning to another email …

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Oct 30 2012

Techie Review: eM Client 4 – Great and Improving

I’ve been a long-time user of Mozilla Thunderbird. I think the application is really good as a base email client. One of the great features about Mozilla Thunderbird is the extensibility of the application with the addition of some add-ons; you can make the email client do just about anything. Customizing the email client do …

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Apr 20 2012

Apple MAC users learn that they’re not untouchable…

Over the past couple days there’s been a lot of traffic and a lot of articles written about the Apple Mac being attacked by a backdoor Trojan. At last count, it was indicated that roughly 600 to 700,000 Mac users were infected with the virus. since early April, the reports of the viruses have been …

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Nov 12 2010

Firefox Needs Serious Triage For Handling Add-ons

Firefox is my preferred browser. I’m not going to argue merits of Firefox vs any other browser- Firefox is the one I choose to use. What I don’t understand, and the thing that bothers me about Firefox is the handling of the plug-ins; the management of them altogether. It’s almost like Mozilla needs to take …

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Nov 06 2010

Hotmail Offers New HTTPS – Late.

Everyone should’ve an expectation of privacy on the web, but that simply isn’t he case; not everything is secure, nor encrypted. Yesterday, Hotmail decides they’re going to do this monumental thing for USERS and make Hotmail more secure out of the goodness of their heart; erm— no. It’s not that in actuality, it’s a show …

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Nov 01 2010

Mozilla Thunderbird 3.1.5 – Instant Messaging – Easter Egg

I’m still trying to find out what’s the deal with Thunderbird 3.1.5. Another release of Mozilla’s Thunderbird has been placed in the hands of the public and I have yet to find any scrap of documentation to explain the vexing hidden feature of Thunderbird. I’ll bet you didn’t even know about it! Thunderbird has instant …

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