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Gmail Vs. Outlook

Gmail Vs. Outlook

I came across a good article on Lifehacker comparing Gmail and Outlook. If you are considering making the jump from Outlook to Gmail, you should take a few minutes and give it a read. Outlook vs. Gmail—The Definitive Comparison Over the last couple of months I have moved my personal e-mail to a Google Apps account (this allowed me to keep my custom domain e-mail address) from Outlook. Overall it has been a pleasant transition but not without a few…

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Google products – final thoughts, for now…

Google products – final thoughts, for now…

It has been a couple weeks since I have started my tests of the Google application suite. I really had a great time testing and playing with several of the applications that Google has to offer. The vast majority of applications I found to be well-developed, functional, and user friendly. A few applications are bit feature poor and are still at a “beta” level. Google Apps: Google Apps consist of an e-mail client, calendar, office productivity software, and a web…

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Google Apps – Part 4 Docs

Google Apps – Part 4 Docs

One of the benefits of looking at online document solutions, like Google Docs, is the shifting of responsibility of backup and archival to a third party. In my corporate life, I have yet to embrace the concept outsourced backup…call it ultimate paranoia. This, however, is off topic so back to Google Docs. One of the first things I noticed with Google Docs was the lack of an easy way to upload multiple documents. The site directly supports uploading of individual…

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Google Apps – Part 3a: Notes and Tasks Continued

Google Apps – Part 3a: Notes and Tasks Continued

I like the Calendar app and the import ability: You can export your calendar items out of Outlook and import them into Google’s Calendar with no major problems. It is quick and easy, but be sure you follow the simple instructions that Google provides. I found them by doing a Google search…strange when you think about it. It was not an intuitive process. Warning, I found almost all the links (to third party sites) contain outdated information. Save yourself the…

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