Category: Tech

Gotta be quick

I’m writing this on my phone (in the WP app). Not my new phone as that hadn’t arrived yet. In fact my new one was only released from the local supplier over the weekend. (This was originally written in April 2020.) I ordered it pre-release, but not as far earlier as you may think. I …

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Speaking engagements

I have been asked to speak at another engagement at a Master Class on the northern beaches about IT¬†planning for small business. So far the schedule is a little hazy for me and I am just working out what the topic’s I will specifically be talking about. Whilst speaking time is always the constraint. There …

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Are you keeping up? Does the cloud work for you?

Over the years the subscription model has been very popular and pushed more & more by businesses. It all started with software manufacturers and was turned into a super-model by Bill Gates with his Microsoft Windows and other assorted software. Now with “cloud” based services coming online & easier to use by the mainstream there …

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Syncing multiple calendars including Facebook & Google

Facebook Events

Like a lot of other people I have multiple places where events & calendars are getting stored. What about you – do you have Facebook, Google & maybe a third or fourth calendar location such your work or home calendar program?¬† FYI – I use iCal on my Mac. Have you ever wondered how to …

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Open source can mean business!

So far there is (and I suspect always will be) a tussle between open source “software” and proprietary. The common themes are Which is better? What are the advantages / disadvantages of X? Which one costs more? Which should I use? Why? Which should I not use? Why not? etc The big question I get …

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