Yikes! The anchor application for cloud living betrays its users!
Over the last few weeks, I’ve been contemplating the possibility of targeting 2007 as the year that I migrate totally to computing on the ‘cloud’. By this I mean eliminating the use of specific computers (laptops, tablets, PCs) and depending on ubiquitous internet (cloud) connectivity to handle all my storage and processing needs. Even as…
NetSuite looks to go public
This is interesting, and encouraging, news. NetSuite – a company that started off as an online personal accounting company – is preparing for an initial public offering. Michael Arrington has the scoop over at TechCrunch: Techcrunch » Blog Archive » NetSuite’s Going Public, Looking for $1 Billion Valuation NetSuite, the fraternal twin of SalesForce (both…
Socialtext takes wikis offline
Wikis can be a powerful tool to collaborate with a bunch of people, manage notes, and meta-tag all types of content for future reference. With all their strengths, however, one of the biggest fall backs of the wiki is the inability to be productive in a wiki environment while disconnected from the cloud. Well, that…
Google buys JotSpot, makes it free to the world
Google announced this morning that it had purchased JotSpot, one of the more creative wiki application companies out there. One of the huge benefits of this is that Jot’s capabilities will now have a large infrastructure and essentially be free to use. Hopefully Google won’t wait too long to integrate JotSpot into its other offerings,…
37Signals rolls out calendar integration for Backpack
A while back, I mentioned that 37Signals was working on an integrated calendar for its wildly popular Backpack online application. They released this integration today, and it looks impressive. I’m no longer a paying Backpack user, however David is and has a nice writeup of what calendaring means to Backpackers.
37Signals has just blogged about the eagerly anticipated calendar feature for its hit Backpack online application. You can see it in action via a recorded Quicktime demo at their site. Like most everything else they make, the calendar looks pretty impressive, yet very simple to use. This may be one of the missing links to…