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Use multiple cloud storage services to strategically backup and sync your data.

When looking for a solution to store files in the cloud, or sync between machines, there is an ever-growing list to choose from. Here are just a few and the space you get for free. Dropbox – Free 2 GB Google Drive – Free 5 GB Box – Free 5 GB Microsoft SkyDrive – Free...

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Sync Google Calendar & Thunderbird

If you’ve upgraded to Thunderbrid 2.0 you can now run the Provider extension that will sync Google Calendar and Thunderbird running the calendar extension. It’s very easy to setup thanks to bfish.xaedalus.net’s instructions. I tested it out this morning and it worked flawlessly. Ok, maybe one minor issue. It seems that it ‘automagically’ populated my...

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Google Calendar Alarms in iCal

I’ve been using Google Calendar for a while now and it’s been working out quite well. Since it’s web based, it’s everywhere I am and since it works off .ics files, it can be subscribed to in iCal. It’s almost perfect. Two of the features I miss the most are being able to edit a...

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View Google Calendar in Thunderbird

Update: Here is the best way to sync Google Calendar & Thunderbird. Works like a charm. Getting Things Done (GTD) is very popular these days and people are always looking for an easy way to save another minute. With that in mind, I’ve found a simple way to view my Google Calendar in Thunderbird. Step...

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Google Calendar and iCal Do Jive

Humm… much like most of my problems, once I complain about them, they get solved. So here is what I learned about Google Calendar. My public WebDEV calendar just needed time to refresh. A good hour or two and Google loaded it no problem. My FTP calendars loaded just fine once I removed the robots.txt...

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Google Calendar and iCal Don’t Mix

I’m not sure if it’s just me or not, but I can’t seem to get Google Calendar to work well with Apple’s iCal. I have FTPed my calendars up to a folder on my website, pointed Google Calendar to those ics files and yet, nothing shows. I’ve even published my iCal calendars on a public...

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Google Calendar works with iCal

No, it’s not official, but there are strong rumors that Google Calendar (code name CL2) will work with iCal as they use the same file format. CL2 is closely, very closely, integrated with Gmail. It includes now-standard web 2.0 features – Ajax, suscription feeds for integration with iCal and other desktop calendars, event creation, search,...

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