Replacing Exchange Public Folder Functionality with Google Apps

One of the problems with ditching Exchange and moving to Google Apps has been the lack of public folder functionality. Public folders are those folders that your Exchange admin would set up where they could give multiple users the right to view content and other users the rights to add and edit content. They are … Continue reading Replacing Exchange Public Folder Functionality with Google Apps

Put GMail on Your Desktop with GeekTool

Recently the folks over at Panic announced a cool new way to display critical stats on your desktop - Statoo. Like GeekTool, Statoo can put the weather, date, time, disk space, current song, and so on on your desktop. Unlike GeekTool, they do it all in a few clicks. Even more interesting was the ability … Continue reading Put GMail on Your Desktop with GeekTool

iCal, Exchange, GCal Sync Update

Well, its that time of the year again when I revisit the state of iCal syncing. This time there is a lot of progress to report. First up - who could miss the announcement that Google Calendar now officially supports CalDav - the same open calendar standard that iCal speaks. This means that your Google … Continue reading iCal, Exchange, GCal Sync Update

Google Apps – a Viable Replacement for Exchange?

Google Apps is a collection of online services from Google aimed at small to medium enterprises. Google Apps consist of GMail (which includes spam filtering), GoogleTalk, Google Calendar for communication, Google Docs, Start Page and Page Creator for collaboration and a control panel, access to APIs as well as 24/7 support for managing your Google … Continue reading Google Apps – a Viable Replacement for Exchange?