Posts tagged ‘Google’

Bi-directional Sync between Thunderbird/Lightning and Google Calendar — Now with free tips a tricks :-)

The end resultWho hasn’t been looking for a long time for a rock solid calendaring system, accessible both at home, work and when traveling ?

When Google Calendar appeared, it looked very promising… with tools like GooSync, you could sync your Google Calendar with your mobile phone/PDA, but not yet to your desktop client (Thunderbird/Lightning) to do your email / organisation…

Queue Lightning, the calendaring extension for Thunderbird which brings the desktop email application one1 step closer to becoming a viable alternative to Microsoft Outlook.

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September 26, 2008 at 12:04 29 comments

So, have you downloaded Google Chrome yet ?

To be honest, I tried to do so

I was able to download the installer just fine, but since I’m stuck behind a company firewall, the installer can’t get  to the actual installer .exe file. (more…)

September 3, 2008 at 21:05 Leave a comment

Google prepares the ultimate GPS navigation tool

Google Maps with StreetView links

You knew about StreetView, right ? Well, Google has now integrated their fancy 360° photo gimmick into their Google Maps navigation tool; meaning you can now get StreetView images while getting directions.

To give it a try, just open http://map.google.com and get the directions between two locations (Tip: use US locations, since they are already covered by StreetView…)

Question now is who (and when) will release a mobile navigation device for use in your car with this function ?

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April 30, 2008 at 10:07 Leave a comment


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