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Google to continue offering Exchange ActiveSync support on Windows Phones through July 31st

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Today is the day that Google has been planning to shut off its support for Exchange ActiveSync, but it appears that the company has had a slight change of heart. Google has confirmed that it will allow Windows Phones to access Google Sync services for an additional six months,...
Google to continue offering Exchange ActiveSync support on Windows Phones through July 31st

Did Google Reinvent the Wheel by Adopting the Protocols They Chose?

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In a response to my article here, DeWitt Clinton of Google defined what he deemed the definition of “open” to be.  According to DeWitt, “the first is licensing of the protocols themselves, with respect to who can legally implement them and/or who can legally fork them.”  I argue if this...
Did Google Reinvent the Wheel by Adopting the Protocols They Chose?
Google discontinues calendar appointment slots, Exchange sync, Punchd, and more

Create a personalized and intelligent magazine with Chrome extension Msgboy

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With information overload becoming a common side effect of trying to keep up with just about anything online, it’s always great to find services and apps which make it easier to fine-tune that information, narrowing it down only to what you want to read. Msgboy can now be added to...
Create a personalized and intelligent magazine with Chrome extension Msgboy

Fruux Keeps Your Calendars and Contacts In Sync Between All Of Your Devices

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Keeping your calendars, contacts and tasks in sync between all of your devices is still a bit of a hassle – especially if you use different operating systems and vendors. Germany-based Fruux, which was founded in 2010, offers a simple and elegant solution for keeping your contacts and calendars in...
Fruux Keeps Your Calendars and Contacts In Sync Between All Of Your Devices

Open Protocols

www.avc.com
My partner Albert wrote a great post yesterday that I'd like to highlight. His going in assertion is: It would a huge benefit to society if we can get with social networking to where we are with email today: it is fundamentally decentralized with nobody controlling who can email whom...
Open Protocols

Google Does Winter Cleaning, Shuts Down "Less Popular" Calendar Features, Punchd, Multiple Sync Services

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Google likes to make sweeping changes in bulk, getting rid of features that don’t matter, really. Why don’t they matter? Its users tell them so by not using them. In a “Winter Cleaning”, the following will be going away: - On January 4, 2013, we’ll be shutting down several less...
Google Does Winter Cleaning, Shuts Down "Less Popular" Calendar Features, Punchd, Multiple Sync Services

Winter cleaning

googleblog.blogspot.com
Last January, we renewed our resolution to focus on creating beautiful, useful products that improve millions of people’s lives every day. To make the most impact, we need to make some difficult decisions. So as 2012 comes to an end, here are some additional products, features and services we’re closing:...
Winter cleaning

Buzz

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So, Buzz is finally out. We've been dogfooding it internally for a while and it's been great. One of the best aspects of Buzz is the use of open standards. It's just feeds. And if you want to hook up a new data source to Buzz, it is just...
Buzz

Google adds CardDAV support to contacts for easier syncing with iOS and other third-party devices

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The marvelous folks from Mountain View never seem to take a break from working on tools to help make almost everyone's life easier -- even if some of these folks happen to be on the other side. Today, Google announced it was adding CardDAV to the list of open...
Google adds CardDAV support to contacts for easier syncing with iOS and other third-party devices

Do Open Protocols Bring Storage Costs Down?

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The move to virturalization leaves stone is being left unturned. It touched the public network via EC2 (and now a host of hosts) it formed the Cloud and fused a new generation of the Internet. Service orientated also hits the data centers and this means things like switches, servers, and...
Do Open Protocols Bring Storage Costs Down?
Good news Gmail users: Google extends Sync support through July

Google Sync quietly launches support for Office 2013--but it doesn't work

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Workers who wish to connect their Windows machines to Google's calendar, contacts and email services have some good news and some bad news: Google's Sync now supports Office 2013. But it doesn't really work. Those who live entirely within Google's ecosystem--such as ChromeOS, which taps into Gmail, Calendar, and...
Google Sync quietly launches support for Office 2013--but it doesn't work
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