Tag: Tabs

Google Shocks Loyal Users By Announcing The Retirement Of Google Reader

In a massive surprise, Google has announced that they’re shutting down Google reader at the beginning of July. In 2005 Google launched Google reader and I can recall that there were a bunch of applications that were developed directly for working with RSS feeds.  When Google reader came out it automatically struck fear into the …

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Google’s Chrome Continues To Blaze A Trail

I remember when I wrote an article about the very progressive climb of Chrome; how version 28 was coming in just 2 years. I continue to be impressed with the level of performance of Chrome and how well, it’s done in such a short time. And we still have time to see if v28 of …

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Download Review: Balabolka–Text to Speech [TTS]

If you ask anyone I work with you’d know that I’m a big Dragon NaturallySpeaking fan. And I like using tools like this to be more productive. You can’t beat speaking and then seeing the words appear on the screen. And back in March I was discussing using TTS [text to speech] to help with …

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Review: Windows Live Photo Gallery–Wave 4 Beta

There’s never been a product from Microsoft that I would use to manage my photos or documents. Microsoft has always been too rigged on how they want to do stuff, it never flowed well enough to use on a regular basis. There’s a funny thing about Microsoft; when they’re considered the underdog, they really start …

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Review: Windows Live Movie Maker–Wave 4 Beta – Awesome.

The Windows Live team recently released the beta version of the Windows Live Essentials. I’m trying to go through and mine out/examine as much as I can on the best parts of the application and show the improvements in the latest version. And as much as some people will hate to hear this, this release …

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Personal Information Manager: MyNotesKeeper

As your going about your daily life, there’s lots of thing you wish you had to keep track of it all and this was my problem about 4 years ago and then I found MyNotesKeeper. I posted an article about it last year, but it’s getting better, the author has been [within the last few …

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Screenshot Tour of Windows Live Writer 2009

I was thinking the other day about Windows Live Writer and the fact it’s a great program and it’s surprisingly from Microsoft. It’s interesting though as you’re making a decision about offline blogging programs you almost always have to download and install the program to see what’s actually being offered and this is [to me] …

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Thunderbird v3b4 – impressions

I’ve been reporting on the progression of Thunderbird and they’ve released another beta. These are some things I noticed about the latest beta from Mozilla. I think that Mozilla is making improvements; they seem to be subtle and I still think it’s missing a social factor with not trying to connect with more social networking …

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Points fo interest for August 27th

Here’s some stuff I’ve been looking at… Just one more day to be a home owner again. I’ve say in the couch, bed & my desk… everything else is my wife’s projects. Ah pretty colors. [#] Reading: New FCC chief draws a line in the sand on net neutrality | Tech Policy & Law News …

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Mozilla Thunderbird v3 b3 – A glance at some new stuff (review)

I download’d the latest beta from Mozilla for Thunderbird. I’m a big fan of Thunderbird and have been for many years. With each release it just keeps getting better. Even with the release of Google Wave, I’m still of the mindset that Thunderbird is the number one freeware email client. I download’d the latest version …

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