Tag: Microsoft Windows

Jun 04 2013

Techie Review: Nuance Dragon Notes

Nuance has released a new software package called Dragon Notes. The point of Dragon Notes is to be able to capture random thoughts and ideas/snippets  of information and allow the user to organize the information for later. Dragon Notes has the ability to transcribe what the user says and convert that to text. The converted …

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Mar 01 2013

Techie Review: BlogJet 3 [3.0.7.2]

Hopefully after reading this post, you’ll be more educated about BlogJet 3 and be able to make a more informed decision about in investing in the software.

Oct 17 2012

Windows 8 bad; Microsoft Surface good – uh?

Microsoft is on the verge of the releasing their new version of their operating system, version 8. And although I said that Microsoft has done themselves a huge disservice with the operating system itself by messing with the overall look and feel and functionality of the operating system towards something that people only consider a …

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Apr 15 2011

How to change the Drafts and Recent Posts folder in Windows Live Writer 2011

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. One of the things that’s a hindrance to the application; it doesn’t let …

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Dec 04 2010

Windows Live Writer 2011 – 15 Most Requested Fixes/Updates

Aaron posted something new on his website and it’s truly more [I think] of a personal existential experiment than what Microsoft would openly offer. But it’s nice to see that Aaron is willing to step out of the box and make an attempt to put a human face to the Windows Live Writer dev team, …

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Nov 03 2010

Microsoft Windows 7 Turns ONE

The Redmond giant is enjoying some very nice news. They’re still enjoying the growth of Windows 7 and estimates are that within the next 2+ years, the market will be flooded with Windows 7; wiping out Windows XP— finally. According to Microsoft they’ve sold 240 million copies of Windows 7 [from October 22nd 2009], but …

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Oct 04 2010

Confirmed: Windows Live Writer 2011 – Getting BANNED from PING Servers

In a previous post, I was questioning the position, and function, of the Windows Live Writer’s PING function, in the aspect that using this function could get you banned from various/all social ping servers… Today, Microsoft, Windows Live Writer Support forum, confirmed what I was fearing… Windows Live Writer 2011 [and previous] can get you …

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Sep 28 2010

WordPress.com To Inherent Windows Live Spaces Users

Yesterday [September 27], the Windows Live Team  announced a partnership between WordPress and Windows Live. WordPress.com will basically take over customers/users that are currently using Windows Live Spaces. The union of Windows live and WordPress.com, I think, is going be a very wise move for Microsoft and the Windows live team. WordPress is the standard …

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