I’ve just downloaded MS Windows Live Writer. It can be used to publish your posts to your weblogs. It can use your existing blogs or you can create new Window Live Space.
Now, I’ve this WordPress installation [ 70trciks.com ] and I’ve configured it in Windows Live Writer. It has automatically fetched all of my 70trciks categories. I can select a category while posting.
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It seems Mondays are slowly becoming the traditional days for Microsoft/Yahoo updates. Today, Microsoft saw the need to ‘set the record straight’ after Yahoo had released a statement on Saturday that, according to Microsoft, contained too many inaccuracies to be left uncorrected. Microsoft and Carl Icahn had offered Yahoo a guaranteed search revenue of $2.3 billion annually for five years, but Yahoo rejected this bid on Saturday. In the announcement, Yahoo argues that its deal with Google has “superior financial value and less complexity.” Yahoo also believes that replacing the current board and top management at Yahoo would destabilize the company too much during the long period before the deal would get regulatory approval.
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the INQUIRER received a report that suggested Microsoft might be up to its old tricks again. But, as it turns out, the Vole just put out a bad security patch.
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Microsoft has revealed the Features List and Download page for Internet Explorer 8 Beta 1.
This release contains some great advances in Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) and layout, programming model, performance, reliability, usability and service integration. We are eager to ensure that the transition to Internet Explorer 8 is seamless for you and your audience, and to give you a head start on using many of the new features with your sites and services. We encourage you to test your sites and services, and our platform implementation, and give us feedback.
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Internet Explorer users are a bit at the bottom when it comes to useful add-ons for their browser. Sure, there is IE7 Pro which is a fantastic add-on but can you name other ones? I’m not using Internet Explorer regularly and one factor that is playing a role is the lack of add-ons that add features to the browser. In addition I think that the Windows Marketplace, that is the website that stores add-ons for Internet Explorer, is rather complex. There is no way to display only free add-ons for Microsoft Internet Explorer for example.
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Yesterday, on June 30 2008, Microsoft officially ceased sales of Windows XP to all major retailers and PC manufactures like Dell, HP, Lenovo etc.
Sadly even the great Save XP movement couldn’t bring about any change in Microsoft’s decision to prolong
Windows XP lifetime so the question now is whether if Windows XP is really going to disappear after June 30?
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