Want to take your Outlook calendar events on the road? You don’t need Microsoft Exchange to do it. Take to the cloud, Google’s cloud.
I love Outlook. Don’t judge; I’m not alone. It’s an outstanding tool for handling e-mail and my calendar. But what if you want to view your Outlook calendar when away from your desktop? I’ve found Google Calendar Sync is an awesome solution.
Apple’s MobileMe service will be shuttered for good on June 30, so be sure to retrieve all of your files from it.
If you have been a subscriber to Apple’s MobileMe service, there is little doubt you’ve missed news on Apple’s transition to iCloud, but if you are still using the older MobileMe service, then Apple is issuing reminders to get your data off of the service before it shuts down.
Display time, date, and weather info in the Chrome new tab screen, instead of just a grid of your most visited sites.
The new tab screen in Chrome normally displays a thumbnail grid of your most visited sites or a list of your Chrome apps. But how often do you really make use of either of those screens? If you’re a weather junkie, you might like a Chrome extension called Currently. It’s a very simple extension that displays the current time, date, and weather forecast.
Firefox 14 can be configured to load plug-ins only when clicked. This can provide additional security and stability to your system. We’ll show you how to set it up and use it.
Firefox is a powerful Web browser, in part, because of its support for plug-ins. Unfortunately, some of those plug-ins can cause problems with security and stability, especially if you have a lot of them. In Firefox 14, you can now configure plug-ins to load only when clicked. Seth Rosenblatt first reported on the feature with Firefox 14 Aurora. Now that the stable version of 14 (technically 14.01) is finally out, here’s how to enable and use opt-in plug-ins in Firefox: