Category Archives: Google Tech

Android End of Lifing

I have written before about Android issues. It may sound like I am not interested in Android’s success but if that were the case I wouldn’t write about it. Apple needs a strong competitor so consumers, prosumers, and businesses have viable choices. There is a lot in the news that Android is gaining market share…

Tech News via Smashing Cartoons

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Setup Google Talk (Windows)

First Register for a Gmail Google Account If you don’t yet have a Gmail account, here is How to Register for Gmail (step by step) or How to Register for Gmail (the video). Ways to use Google Talk There are three ways to use Google Talk: Google Talk Gadget Google Talk Client Google Talk in…

Setup iChat and Google Talk for your Mac

Getting an iChat account through AOL instant Messenger This assumes you don’t have a a mobileme (previously known as .mac) account which is another way to activate iChat. Configuring iChat for Google Talk This allows you to do googletalk instant messaging using iChat. Unfortunately iChat’s voice, video, and screensharing capabilities do not work with googletalk…

Registering for a Google Account

This lesson takes you step by step through registration for a Gmail account which is also used for access to all the Google account services (or How to Register for Gmail (the video)). I have used red boxes to highlight the part of the screen you need to pay close attention to. You won’t see…

Portable Devices, Ebooks, and Network Computing

These are interesting times. The iphone and ipod touch are generating excitement about new models of phones and just about PDAs that oh yeah play music. Kindle is generating new discussion about ebooks and online services. Asus eee PC and Everex gPC are getting Linux enthusiasts excited of potential widespread adoption of inexpensive ultra portables…

Using your Gmail addressbook with Thunderbird

There is a program called GCALDaemon available that can make your Gmail addressbook available to Thunderbird so you don’t have to update addressbook information in multiple locations. [ how to get viagra | generic viagra in mexico | online pharmacy cialis | how viagra works | where to buy viagra online | best price for…

Home Design Software

Home design software is becoming more accessible and feature rich. One place to experiment is Google sketchup 3D modelling software which is free. Google also has a web site called 3D warehouse that has collections of models that can be reused. Check out their furniture collections or cabinets. Another option is Punch software’s Home Design…

Starting a Blog

There are a lot of options for setting up a blog but probably the easiest and fastest to get started are Google’s blogger and WordPress.com. Both types of blogs have lots of features and they are both free so get one of each and try them out. With each of these it only takes a…

Checking Gmail on the move

Checking Gmail on the move: Google recently released a FANTASTIC Java app which allows you to easily check your Gmail from a mobile phone. It is very fast, simple and easy to use. To get it, just point your phone’s web browser to http://gmail.com/app . It will then ask permission to download and install a…