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Google Calendar syncing with Outlook

Google released an in-house tool yesterday for syncing Google Calendar with Outlook. Yay! I have tried all the other free solutions, and none of them worked. They either synced n0thing or they duplicated everything every couple of days. The new sync tool works great.

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How to get your cell to act like PIM . . . sort of

I recently purchased a new cell phone. Given the parameters of the deal I was offered and available funds, the phone I ended up buying did not have the ability to sync with Outlook (the software of choice for keeping our family organised). Since then, however, I have found a way to get it a […]

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Google showtimes seach in Canada

Google showtimes search now works in Canada. Specifically it works in Lethbridge. See [the descent lethbridge ab] for an example.

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Reply by chat in GMail

Google has released a new feature in GMail: reply by chat. I have wanted to do this numerous times. On the surface it looks cool, to be able to see someone who has sent you email is online. There’s more however; it also groups the resulting chat log in with the email conversation. Very cool.

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Google Calendar Live

Google Calendar is now live. You may need to have a GMail or Google account to sign up. Here are some features I wish it had. Delete all events without cancelling my account Daylight Saving Time Search events by time slots Batch processing of search results Scroll through search results Sync with my PocketPC

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Google Acquires Writely

I am so excited about this. InformationWeek announced that Google has acquired online word processing provider, Writely. The announcement has caused Writely to shut down new registrations as they do the migration. I am glad I registered when I did. All my non-work documents are created in Writely. I hope there is tighter integration with […]

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GMail and Google Talk

If you haven’t heard, Google announced an integration between Google Talk and GMail. This means Google Talk users will now be able to chat directly in the browser. Even more, GMail users will be able to chat with each other, without having to install Google Talk. A step closer to complete web-based applications. In addition, […]

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Google Validation Errors

Google doesn’t appear to be very standards oriented. I noticed these validation errors while searching for something on Google.

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Google Maps Hybrid

Google recently implemented a new feature on their maps page that allows users to overlay roads on satellite images. Just click on the “Hybrid” button next to the “Satellite” button on the maps. It seems to be more accurate than swtichign between the two old views.

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Google Currency

Google now offers currency conversion among its calculator features. For example, the current exchange from one Canadian dollar to US dollars is 81.07 cents.