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Kicking Google to the Curb

  I'm giving myself 30 days to completely remove Google from my life. Completely. No Gmail. No Docs. No Google Play. No Android. No ChromeOS. And, perhaps most terrifying, no Google Voice or Hangouts. Then, once that transition is complete, I am challenging myself to stick to it for at least 30 additional days after that point.Bryan Lunduke Follow along on Bryan's journey. Published via MarsEdit…

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Dropbox and iDisk

When Apple released MobileMe as a replacement for .Mac I decided it was time to give it a try. Mind you, I already have a free Gmail account with 8GB (and growing), and a free Google Calendar, Google Docs and Google Contact. I had already configured Leopard’s Mail, iCal and Address Book for use with these services and for just $20/year Google sold me 10GB of space on Picasweb to store and share my photos with friends and family. All…

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Gmail IMAP

I am not sure when this feature was turned on but it appears that Google has added IMAP service to Gmail. I logged into my main Gmail account to change the POP setting and noticed that the screen was different. I suspect that this is a stealth upgrade. Google normally has some king of “New features” thing in the upper right hand corner of the page. They do this for Google Docs and Spreadsheets as well. There was nothing on…

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Gmail IMAP

IMAP stands for Internet Message Access Protocol. It is a method of accessing email messages. In effect IMAP allows the user to view email using popular mail software ( such as Outlook, Thunderbird and Apple Mail ) without downloading (and deleting) the messages from the mail server. Unlike the more widely used post office protocol (POP), IMAP messages remain on the mail server and can be accessed from multiple machines.I am not sure when IMAP access was turned on when…

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iWork '08 good enough for the rest of them.

  I still don’t have a compelling reason for a Word processor, spreadsheet or presentation package so Google Docs is good enough for me. Look Out, Microsoft Office… « Caitlyn Imburgo: “When you look at just how much value iWork ‘08 provides when compared to Microsoft Office, you then realize just how much of a steal its price is. Apple has priced iWork ‘08 at $79 for a single license of the suite. Educational licenses are $71 and family 5-packs…

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