Googlified posts about Google’s possible PowerPoint killer

One of the prominent Google watcher weblogs out there posted this morning about a possible Google online presentation program called Google Presently. Details are sketchy at the moment, but it’s not surprising that Google has a presentation application in the works given that most people have come to expect a true ‘office suite’ to include […]

Open Word document attachments in Gmail via Google Docs

Having enabled Excel spreadsheets to open directly from Gmail accounts into Google Docs & Spreadsheets, Google has now closed the loop with Word documents as well. Appearing in the last few days, as reported by the Google Operating System weblog, you now have the option to open Word documents directly to Google Docs. This seems […]

Omnidrive and Zoho hookup to give us a glimpse of the future

Omnidrive, one of the more compelling online file storage services, has just announced the first of several integrations with the Zoho application suite. Taking advantage of a robust API (Application Programming Interface), Omnidrive users will be able to edit Word compatible documents via the Zoho word processor without downloading to a local computer. This is […]

Satchel: A new way to interact with 37Signals’ Backpack emerges for PalmOS users

I have to admit that I’ve been a spotty user of 37Signals’ Backpack service ever since they unleashed it into the wild. Although I love the ability to setup pages to track all kinds of odds and ends, several annoyances have gotten in the way of me becoming a devoted Backpack user. There are the […]

A great post about online storage on Burnham’s Beat

In the last year or so, the concept of storing large volumes of personal data online has begun to take hold among mainstream computer users. Online data storage has become abundant and cheap just as consumers have migrated to high speed data connections. While most people are still not comfortable with managing their files online […]

Is JotSpot ready to make its Google debut?

Yesterday, I received several emails from JotSpot stating that they were going to introduce a major upgrade to their service next week. I’ve had an early beta account of JotSpot and have seen it progress nicely into an effective wiki-based collaboration environment. Google acquired JotSpot in October and they have been quiet since then. Michael […]

Jott responds to my query on how their service works

John Pollard, CEO of Jott wrote back to me yesterday regarding the processes that Jott employs behind the scenes.  He was kind enough to grant me permission to post his reply here: Hi Nitin, Thanks for spending some time with Jott over the holidays, and for your interest in general. You are correct that we […]

Performancing blog editor now available as ScribeFire

A couple of days ago, I wrote about Performancing being sold to PayPerPost.  As we learned more, I was happy to see that their blogging plugin for Firefox was not included in the deal.  Now we’ve got confirmation with the introduction of ScribeFire.  Ryan Carter over at Download Squad has some details: Performancing Firefox plugin […]