Category: Google

Goodbye Outlook

I removed my shortcut to Outlook from my taskbar on my Windows machine today. It felt really good. Our organization, Cru, is in the process of moving from Exchange to google apps. The list of reasons I need a computer

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I just did a new install on my primary work desktop. I went from Fedora 16 to Fedora 18. Some of the issues with this release of Fedora are pretty well documented so I’m not going to go into that.

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Messing with App Inventor

I have been so busy I haven’t played with App Inventor in a long time. Yesterday I read an interesting article about MIT taking over the project. That got me wanting to get things set up again and see where

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Amazon App Store for Android

Looks like Amazon will be rolling out an app store for Android. This makes me happy. It’s two of my favorite things coming even closer together, sort of like chocolate and peanut butter I guess. Which reminds me of something

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When Will the Bus Be Here?

So this dude wrote an app for his android phone that goes out and grabs arrival times for nearby bus stops. Which is cool. But then it takes results and communicates them via bluetooth to his watch, which displays the

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Android 2.0 is out

Android 2.0 is now available from Google. This puts to bed concerns about Google not releasing the sdk or perhaps being in some kind of exclusivity deal with Verizon around 2.0. The release notes give a nice overview of what

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Google Calendar Sync

I have no idea when Google first released Google Calendar Sync or why I never noticed it before, but I’m really liking it. The install was painless and worked well. My google calendar is much more user friendly than my

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