Tag: offline

Review: WordPress.com [Offline Blogging Editor]

As a person who generates articles on a regular basis and has been blogging for a long time, it’s very exciting to hear that WordPress has released their own version of offline blogging software. It’s also very interesting to know that WordPress is releasing their software at almost the exact same time that Windows Live …

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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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Google+ and Facebook: There’s not enough room for both

I’m quickly starting to realize that there’s not enough time in the day for both Facebook and Google+. I’ve been tearing myself apart over the last 2 weeks going from Facebook to Google+ and back again. And while I realize I could post to Facebook from Google+ I just won’t do it. Another surprising thing …

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Disappointment: No Decent Offline Blog Editors For Android

I was searching around for the past 2 weeks putting efforts in to find a ‘good’ offline blog editor for my Android tablet [Motorola Xoom]. I found several ‘ just getting by’ editors, nothing that really made me stand up and shout. As a friend of mine put it, perfectly, tablet PC‘s are nothing more …

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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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Digg Comes Full Circle; should BURY itself.

A few months ago the social news website Digg was one of my favorite websites to visit and then they changed their design, function and overall feel for the entire site. Because of this design change and fundamental change in operation, the site was criticized, scolded and confound near abandoned. The launch of the new …

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Windows Live Writer 2011 Plug-ins Page Launches Again – FAILS USERS

On November 30th, from the deep dark bowels of the Windows Live Writer forum, there was a new sticky post about there being a NEW Windows Live Writer plug-ins page. So I checked it out. It was so new the links on the site didn’t work; apparently an ‘intermittent problem’… I got an email from …

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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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How to: Install Windows Live Essentials 2011 Offline

I’m not a big fan of web installers. I find them a complete PITA because you may not always have an Internet connection, and if people like Microsoft start insisting on these types of installers it’s just going to be bad. The new Windows Live Essentials just came out and everything for the Microsoft team …

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Windows Live Writer Wave 4: Go Open Source – Please

Microsoft has been less than giving in the world of blogging. And I was less than optimistic earlier this year when the screenshots of Windows Live Writer – wave 4 were ‘leaked’. http://www.lehsys.com/2010/02/windows-live-writer-2010-just-minor-updates/ And today, I saw this post from Digital Inspiration and it confirmed my fears. Microsoft hasn’t done anything to Windows Live Writer …

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