Hello again gentle reader! A few commentaries on my article Portable Email Clients for USB Drives makes Sending Email Safe and Mobile indicated to me that Mozilla Thunderbird can be used as a means of backing up one’s Email, specifically Gmail! That person commented, as it struck them as odd that I wrote about doing […]
Just a day after Google Reader officially got it’s face-lift Gmail’s official new look is not being released into the wild for all who are interested to take it for a test spin. The updates to the interface have been available for a while in the theme section of Gmail but there is now a notification at […]
Google has dipped it’s toe into the social networking pool before but it official dived in today with the revelation of Google Buzz – a new service it described as “a Google approach to sharing”. Comparisons have already been drawn with the current social networking kingpins Twitter and Facebook but just how useful will Buzz be?
The first advantage that Google Buzz has is that right out of the blocks it has an installed base of over 100 million users or at least potential users because Buzz will be tied in with Google’s email service Gmail. Google Buzz borrows many features of Facebook and Twitter as users can share status updates, links, photos and videos as well as interact with comment on and respond to postings from friends. The video below is an overview of what is possible with Google Buzz. Read more about Google Introduces Buzz for Gmail …