Evernote’s watchful eye

I note that over the weekend I twittered about my examination of Evernote 3.  I’ve been a user of Evernote 2.2, and I believe my tweet was something to the effect of: “Struggling with Evernote 3 – wondering if I could use gmail with imap instead. Answer looks like ‘no’” That was on Saturday. Yesterday, …

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Ubuntu, Ubuntu, we want you!

I think I have expressed an overriding concern regarding Windows Vista on both my blog and through my Twitter feed.  In essence, I feel gypped.  Vista is a great way to slow down an astronomically fast machine.  Sometimes I’ll be typing away on it and it will decide to do something on its merry own, …

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Best practices in information technology

Today I presented to CPA Country Congress on Best Practices in Business Information Technology in Townsville. Objectives To provide an overview of what’s on the horizon in the next generation of IT for business, and how to prepare your business to take advantage of these future IT advances. Agenda Next generation IT – what’s on …

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Not a good decade for Microsoft

Technorati Tags: vista,microsoft I knew I didn’t like Windows Vista all that much, but apparently Gartner feels much the same. Operating system (OS) development times are too long and they deliver limited innovation OSs provide an inconsistent experience between platforms, with significant compatibility issues; Other vendors are out-innovating Microsoft. I have been saying for a …

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Windows Vista & Office 2007 – Captain Cranky’s Comments

Well, what can I say?  I have had Windows Vista & Office 2007 now for about six months.  Am I happy with both of them?  Short answer:  No.  Long Answer:  No. Why?  Vista seems to be no major improvement whatsoever in the user experience – and as for much vaunted reliability, I seem to recover …

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