Author Archives: Ludwig

About Ludwig

Lending a helping hand where I can. . . My motto: If it is worth doing, it is worth doing well.

Nikon NEF Codec and Photo Gallery

Microsoft Live Photo Gallery is a most useful and versatile tool for managing your photos. I have used it enthusiastically for many years. Like other photo handling programs, it needs to translate the image files to viewable images. For photos … Continue reading

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Celebrating

Celebrating moving to WordPress Here is the little “hurray” from WordPress: It was the end of Microsoft’s support for Live blogs. Pity. .:. © 2014 Ludwig Keck

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Photo Captions

Photo Captions in Blogs In a prior post on Live Writer Basics, Photo Captions in WordPress Blogs, the topic was the caption feature provided in the WordPress blogging service. Captions are a nice feature to explain the details of an … Continue reading

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OneDrive storage aplenty!

Microsoft announced a while back that the storage space on OneDrive would be increased. The free allotment is now 15 GB and an Office 365 subscription gets you an additional terabyte (TB). The extra space is now being rolled out. … Continue reading

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OneDrive improvement

ZDNet reported on June 10, 2014 on a recent update to OneDrive, formerly SkyDrive: Microsoft slips sync changes into OneDrive on Windows 8.1 This is a useful small improvement that on Windows 7 systems was installed automatically but requires user-intervention on … Continue reading

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VirtualBox Drag-and-Drop

Sorry, drag-and-drop not in latest update Oracle VirtualBox is a virtual machine utility that allows another operating systems to run in a window on Windows and other host machines. VirtualBox 4.3.12 was released on May 16, 2014. This is a … Continue reading

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OneDrive Advancements

Microsoft adds new OneDrive features The competition to be the “one and only” in the personal cloud storage competition continues to bring us improvements and enhancements. The latest from Microsoft OneDrive are a number of nice updates for photo albums. … Continue reading

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