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SkyDrive App iOS

Windows Live SkyDrive for Apple iOS [First Look]

Microsoft announced the Windows Live SkyDrive app for Apple iOS devices. Here’s our first look at how to use it and what you can expect. On your iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad install the SkyDrive app from the App Store. After downloaded, you’ll find the SkyDrive icon on the home screen. Tap to launch it. […]

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WLW Error

Windows Live Writer: Retrieve Old WordPress Posts

When you try to retrieve a WordPress post older than the 100 most recent, Windows Live Writer gives you an error. Until the Windows Live team addresses the issue, you can use the following fix. You’ll need Windows Live Writer, a website running WordPress and any web browser except for Google Chrome. First install WLWDownloader […]

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How to use HTTPS in your Windows Live Mail client to connect to your HTTPS enabled Hotmail account.

If you’ve enabled HTTPS on your Windows Live Hotmail account, then you’ve probably noticed it no longer works with certain desktop programs.  Windows Live Mail is one of them, and Microsoft doesn’t offer any solution; they just simply state “it’ll cause errors.”  Fortunately, there is a way to still connect to HTTPS enabled Hotmail from […]

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How to Always Securely Connect to Windows Live and Hotmail via HTTPS

If you find yourself often using public WiFi, unsecured netwoorks, or your phone, you might want to enable secure connections for your Hotmail account.  Gmail already does this by default, but Hotmail, Facebook, and others require that you manually enable the feature.  The secure connection is maintained via HTTPS, which incorporates TLS (transport layer security) […]

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Photo Sharing and Face Tagging: Facebook vs. Flickr vs. Picasa vs. Windows Live – Who Can You Trust?

Two years ago, MrGroove wrote about some privacy concerns he had about Google Picasa’s new name tags and facial recognition features and Facebook’s unethical practices around deleting your account vs. disabling it.  Fast forward, and privacy issues revolving around Facebook and various photo sharing, facial recognition and photo tagging sites are front and center in […]

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