Review – Telstra prepaid HTC Wildfire S

I get asked – almost on a daily basis – what mobile phone and plans I recommend. There seem to be two camps emerging in the mobile phone world – those who love iPhones and those that don’t. I am firmly in the second camp. I know I have raved about Mac OS X recently but I . . . → Read More: Review – Telstra prepaid HTC Wildfire S

Gmail – The ultimate portable email solution

A recent post by Cringely about the problems he has experienced with his Email service made me very thankful for the ever reliable Gmail service.

Have you moved Internet Service Providers (ISPs) recently? Do you recall the hassle of changing your Email address and getting your correspondents to use your new email address? I suspect many people . . . → Read More: Gmail – The ultimate portable email solution

The real business case for Google Apps for Business

In this article I analyse in detail the total cost of ownership (TCO) of a traditional Wintel IT infrastructure vs Google Apps for Business putting forward the real business case for change. . . . → Read More: The real business case for Google Apps for Business

Forms – The forgotten Google App

I just completed doing some research on the Forms component of Google Apps on behalf of a client.

I imagine, like many apps users, I had seen the “form” option on the new document menu but never got around to using them. I had assumed it was intended to automate basic forms with functionality commonly used within . . . → Read More: Forms – The forgotten Google App

Using GoogleFinance() to track stocks on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX)

One of the “killer applications” for cloud computing is the ability to use live feeds from the internet to produce real time live summaries or graphs. This article is about just one such function in GoogleApps spreadsheets that demonstrates this feature beautifully and highlights why traditional offline applications like Excel are on borrowed time.

GoogleFinance() is standard . . . → Read More: Using GoogleFinance() to track stocks on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX)